West Texas Investors Club

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  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.3  (100)

West Texas Investors Club is the CNBC reality show that features entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to two investors, Mike 'Rooster' McConaughey and Wayne 'Butch' Gilliam. The show follows a similar format to Shark Tank, but with a distinctly Texan flavor. The two investors, who are lifelong friends and successful businessmen, are looking for promising startups that can make them a significant return on their investment. However, they are also looking for entrepreneurs who share their values of hard work, determination, and a strong sense of community.

Each episode sees a mix of entrepreneurs pitching their ideas to Rooster and Butch, with the investors grilling them on their business plans, financials, and sales projections. The entrepreneurs are often put under intense scrutiny, with Rooster and Butch asking tough questions about their products, their target market, and their competition.

What sets West Texas Investors Club apart from other business shows is that Rooster and Butch favor a hands-on approach to investing. They are not just looking to put their money into a business and walk away; they want to get involved in every aspect of the company, from branding and marketing to operations and logistics.

The show also features guest investors, including successful entrepreneurs, business leaders, and other personalities from the world of entrepreneurship. These guests bring fresh perspectives to the pitches and often ask questions that Rooster and Butch haven't considered.

Another unique aspect of the show is the Texan culture that permeates everything. With its focus on community, hard work, and determination, West Texas Investors Club highlights the values that are important to many people in the region. The show also features plenty of Texan humor and colloquialisms, making it an entertaining watch for audiences both within and outside of Texas.

Overall, West Texas Investors Club is an engaging and entertaining show that offers a different perspective on entrepreneurship and investing. With its Texan flavor, hands-on approach, and a cast of colorful characters, it's a show that's easy to get hooked on.

West Texas Investors Club is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on August 4, 2015.

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Natural Born Chillers
10. Natural Born Chillers
August 3, 2016
Two frat boys from Florida have engineered a way to chill beer faster. Butch and Rooster put the gadget to the ultimate test under harsh desert conditions. Later, a free-spirited Californian tries to convert meat-eating Texans to her plant-based burgers.
Tree Amigos
9. Tree Amigos
August 2, 2016
A business-savvy entrepreneur from New York City must prove that his maple water brand has mass appeal. Later, a young woman from Sweden introduces Butch and Rooster to her mother's walking pole company. The guys send her on the show's toughest challenge yet.
Cup In Smoke
8. Cup In Smoke
July 26, 2016
A pastor and an MMA fighter claim to have the most durable groin protector in the world. Naturally, the investors set out to destroy it. Later, two brothers with a rocky past come together to pitch their outdoor apparel company. Butch and Rooster set up a competition to test the stability of their relationship.
All Kaptured On The Western Front
7. All Kaptured On The Western Front
July 19, 2016
A serial entrepreneur presents what he claims to be the best soy sauce on the planet. Later, a tech-savvy duo from Ohio pitches a wearable audio recording device. Butch and Rooster take the gadget on an epic treasure hunt through the desert in order to determine its practical use.
The Golden Nuggets
6. The Golden Nuggets
July 12, 2016
An eager entrepreneur pitches an online service that turns photos into wall art. Later, a Bay Area couple presents their humanely-sourced frozen chicken business. Butch and Rooster test the products with West Texas' most discerning food critics: children.
Some Don't Like It Hot
5. Some Don't Like It Hot
July 5, 2016
A straight-shooting fireman has developed a safety tool that promises to save lives. Later, a retired flight attendant pitches her once-successful invention for women�۪s purses. Butch and Rooster give her a chance to prove her business�۪ worth with a live infomercial.
Little Heart on the Prairie
4. Little Heart on the Prairie
June 28, 2016
A young mother wants to franchise her after-school education program. But first she must convince middle-school dropout Butch that learning can be fun. Later, a couple presents a device that monitors a sleeping baby' vitals.
The Magnificent Six-pack
3. The Magnificent Six-pack
June 21, 2016
A military brat wants to attract blue-collar beer drinkers with his craft brand Guns & Oil. The boys challenge him to make a name for himself in the crowded West Texas beer market. Later, two Russian immigrants show off a product that solves a global epidemic: thigh chafing.
Escape From West Texas
2. Escape From West Texas
June 14, 2016
A shoreline fisherman pitches his supercharged bait launcher in a last-ditch effort to get his troubled business off the ground. Later, a retired teacher introduces Butch and Rooster to the world of "escape rooms." After proposing a high valuation and ambitious business plan, she must prove herself with an impromptu mock-up of her interactive puzzle game.
The Last Pitcher Show
1. The Last Pitcher Show
June 7, 2016
A young entrepreneur pitches Butch and Rooster an electronic beer tap that promises to reduce keg waste. The beer-loving investors have high hopes, but soon find that this youngster may not be everything he says he is. Later, two moms from Utah show off their practical zip-up bedding.
Where to Watch West Texas Investors Club
West Texas Investors Club is available for streaming on the CNBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch West Texas Investors Club on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    August 4, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (100)