THE NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE PREMIERES IN CANADA JANUARY 2 ON W NETWORK
Arnold Schwarzenegger to Host
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TORONTO – The New Celebrity Apprentice has a new home in Canada on W Network, premiering Monday, January 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The series shifts to Los Angeles where twice-elected California governor, successful businessman and international movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger reigns over the boardroom. The sixteen celebrities competing for their favourite charities are Laila Ali, Brooke Burke Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams, and Carnie Wilson.
Celebrity contestants will compete in challenging business-driven tasks more focused than ever on technology and innovation, testing their ability to work together as a team while raising money and awareness for their favourite causes. Each episode will conclude with a compelling boardroom showdown when Schwarzenegger evaluates the performances of all of the players before deciding which team wins the challenge and who will be sent home.
Advising the new head of the boardroom this season will be world-class business minds, including former Microsoft CEO and Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer; Tyra Banks, a supermodel, actress, TV host, producer, accomplished businesswoman and CEO of the Tyra Banks Company and cosmetics brand, TYRA Beauty; actress, author and entrepreneur Jessica Alba, the founder and chief creative officer of the Honest Company and Honest Beauty; and Schwarzenegger’s trusted confidante and nephew, prominent entertainment attorney Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger.
The Celebrity Apprentice is produced by MGM Television and Internationally distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Mark Burnett, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Page Feldman, and Eric Van Wagenen are executive producers.
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