It seems that Simon Cowell is up to his old tricks, with a new show airing on ABC on March 16 called "AMERICAN INVENTOR, The Greatest Search For America´s Next Big Invention." It is described as:
AMERICAN INVENTOR, the embodiment of the ultimate American dream, will uncover the hottest new product and make one struggling inventor´s dream come true. With one million dollars at stake, AMERICAN INVENTOR will celebrate the best in homespun American ingenuity.
I'm a huge reality TV fan, and think this could prove to be interesting. Article here.