Be the Boss: New Show Premiere + Giveaway

Update: And the winners are:

  • Melting Pot GC – Thomas M.
  • Auntie Anne’s Package – Julie B.
  • Molly Maid GC – Erica B.

I have forwarded the winner’s information to the sponsor.  Thanks to everyone who entered!

A&E presents the new original real life series “Be the Boss,” a competition-based series that pits two employees of a franchise-based company in the battle of a lifetime – with the chance to become the owner of their very own franchise – to, in success, become their own boss.  “Be the Boss” premieres Sunday, December 2 at 11 PM ET/PT.

About the show:

From the Emmy-award winning creators of “Undercover Boss,” “Be the Boss” faces off two lower-level employees from the ranks, giving them the chance at what they think is a big promotion.

In each episode, the CEO summons two deserving candidates to the company headquarters and subsequently puts them through a series of challenges to test their mettle at being in a senior management role. Both employees battle to prove they should earn the promotion, but they’re in for the shock of their lives when they discover that an even greater opportunity is ultimately at stake – the keys to their very own franchise!

With franchise fees often running into the hundreds of thousands and sometimes even exceeding one million dollars, “Be the Boss” offers one of the largest prizes in all of television… and the promotion goes to the runner-up!

In the premiere episode, “Complete Nutrition,” a former beauty pageant queen battles a country-singing Marine for a promotion at an up-and‐coming sports nutrition chain.  After the competition turns personal, the winner is rewarded with the keys to their very own store.

My Review:

I had the chance to watch a screener of the first show, and I really enjoyed it. You have the conflict between the two contestants during the competition, but then there’s also the “feel-good” part of the show that I love since both contestants walk away from the show thinking that they won a great prize.  I look forward to watching the rest of the episodes this season.

Each episode features employees from a different company.  The first episode features employees from Complete Nutrition and future episodes feature Auntie Anne’s, Melting Pot, Molly Maid, and more.

You can check out a sneak peek of the first episode below:


A&E has offered to give the following prize packs to three (3) lucky winners.  Each winner will receive one of the following three prize packs:

Melting Pot Prize Pack:

With more than 140 restaurants in North America, existing locations in 36 states, Canada and Mexico and more than 20 locations currently in development, The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. is the premier fondue restaurant franchise. Founded in 1975, The Melting Pot continues to be a memorable dining experience. Guests enjoy a choice of fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrées combined with dipping sauces. The menu also includes cheese fondues, salads, fine wines and chocolate fondue desserts. The Melting Pot is an affiliate of Front Burner Brands, a restaurant management company headquartered in Tampa, Fla. For more information, visit

  • $100 Gift Card to the Melting Pot Restaurant

Molly Maid Prize Pack:

Molly Maid has provided professional residential house cleaning for more than 25 years, with a 98 percent customer retention rate. Our team of two home service professionals provides a consistent, thorough cleaning customized to our customers’ needs and we offer a 24-hour re-cleaning guarantee if we miss a spot. Molly Maid established the Ms. Molly Foundation in 1996 and franchise owners, team members, customers and donors have given over $1.3 million to support victims of domestic violence and raise awareness for America’s most underreported crime.

  •   $100 Gift Card towards household cleaning services provided by Molly Maid

Auntie Anne’s Prize Pack:

The fresh-baked aroma of Auntie Anne’s sweet and savory hand-rolled soft pretzels fills shopping malls, airports, and travel plazas. Over the last 25 years, Auntie Anne’s has innovated a core lineup of flavors including Original, Cinnamon Sugar, Almond, Garlic, and Sour Cream and Onion Pretzels, along with the Pretzel Dog, Pretzel Stix, and Pretzel Nuggets. Dipping sauces are available in flavors ranging from Cheese and Marinara to Caramel and Chocolate Fudge. To complement pretzel and dip selections, the brand’s famous lemonade can be enjoyed in its signature version or as Lemonade Mixers in four fruity flavors. Auntie Anne’s portable products come with a “Pretzel Perfect Guarantee” which simply states, “We guarantee you’ll love your pretzel or we’ll replace it with one that you do.”

For more information about Auntie Anne’s, visit,, or

Prize pack includes:

  • Delivery of a dozen fresh hot, golden-brown pretzels to your residences/business – depends on proximity to Auntie Anne’s store.
  • 10 Free Pretzel Card vouchers to use at one of our U.S. locations
  • Auntie Anne’s At-Home Baking Kit
  • Additional items: fun punk buttons, kids stickers, and pretzel straws

You must be at least 18 years old and a U.S. resident to win.

To Enter:

I have decided to try something different to streamline the giveaway process. Just fill out the form below to enter – one entry per person. I am asking for shipping information only for the purpose of mailing the winner’s prize. This information will not be sold, traded, or given away.

You have until Tuesday (12/11) at 11:59 pm ET to enter the giveaway. Please enter only once. The winner will be chosen randomly. After the giveaway is over, I will update the winner’s information (first name and last initial) on the top of this post.

Disclosure: A&E will be providing the prizes to each of the winners.  I did receive compensation for my time to write this post; however, as usual, the opinions are all mine!


  1. Julie says:

    Thank you so much for my Auntie Anne’s prize pack!!!! I was so surprised when it came today, I didn’t even know I won!!!! My kids and I are thrilled, made our day. I love surprises. Thanks again.

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