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Host
Bryan Callen
Judges
Melody Thornton
Candy Spelling
Vanessa Rousso
Sean Patterson
Broadcast
Bank of Hollywood.jpg
E!: 12/14/2009 - 2/8/2010
Packagers
BBC Worldwide Productions
Fever Media
Krasnow Productions
Ryan Seacrest Productions
Distributor
E! Entertainment Television

Bank of Hollywood was a short-lived reality show where contestants must appeal to a celebrity panel in order to receive money. based on a British format called Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway.

Premise[]

Ordinary people tell their stories to convince panelists to donate money to their causes like a do-gooder raising money for a favorable charity or someone who wants to propose but can't afford an engagement ring. These celebrities (Melody Thornton, Candy Spelling, Vanessa Rousso and Sean Patterson) have a chance to show their philanthropic sides by giving away their own money.

Trivia[]

The show is produced by Ryan Seacrest, best known as the host of American Idol, who has also produced the short-lived NBC reality dating show Momma's Boys.

British Version[]

The original counterpart under the title Fortune: Million Pound Giveaway hosted by Richard Madeley aired on ITV from 2 January (January 2) until 13 February (February 13) 2007.

See Also[]

Crowd Rules - an equally short-lived show similar in the veins to Bank of Hollywood that aired on CNBC in 2013.

Link[]

Official Website (via Internet Archive)

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