A date has been set. Today, NBC announced the premiere date and contestants for The New Celebrity Apprentice.
A reboot of The Celebrity Apprentice, the new version will be set in Los Angeles and feature host Arnold Schwarzenegger alongside new board members Warren Buffett, Tyra Banks, Steven Ballmer, Jessica Alba, and entertainment attorney Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger.
The contestants include Laila Ali, Jon Lovitz, Brooke Burke, Boy George, Kyle Richards, and Carnie Wilson. The New Celebrity Apprentice premieres on January 2nd at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
THE NEW CELEBRITY APPRENTICE”: Monday, Jan. 2, 8-10 p.m.
Sixteen celebrities are set to compete for their favorite charities when “The New Celebrity Apprentice” shifts to Los Angeles for its eighth season where twice-elected California governor and international movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger reigns over the boardroom.
Advising the new head of the boardroom this season will be world-class business minds, including investment guru Warren Buffett, one of the most successful businessmen in the world; 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.
This season’s celebrity contestants vying for the coveted title of the Celebrity Apprentice and a $250,000 check to give to their designated charity are:
Laila Ali — Retired four-time boxing world champion and two-time hall of famer, TV host, author, health and wellness expert and daughter of boxing legend Muhammad Ali
Brooke Burke-Charvet — Actress, host, entrepreneur, fitness expert and CEO of ModernMom.com
Eric Dickerson — Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who played for the Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Raiders and Atlanta Falcons
Boy George — Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, lead vocalist for the pop band Culture Club, international DJ and a coach on the U.K. version of “The Voice,” as well as a top fashion designer and photographer
Matt Iseman — “American Ninja Warrior” host, comedian, actor and licensed physician
Carrie Keagan — Actress, producer, writer, entrepreneur and the former host of VH1’s Emmy Award-winning live morning talk show “Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan”
Carson Kressley — Emmy Award-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, as well as a successful horse show exhibitor who owns saddlebred horses
Lisa Leslie — Naismith Hall of Famer, four-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA champion who earned an MBA
Jon Lovitz — Comedian, film and television star and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member
Vince Neil — Lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe as well as eclectic businessman with interests in liquor, bars, restaurants, tattoo parlors along with clothing and retail
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi — Reality television star and New York Times bestselling author
Kyle Richards — Actress and star of ‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” is a philanthropist who owns an innovative boutique concept in Beverly Hills
Chael Sonnen — Former UFC standout and mixed martial artist
Porsha Williams — Co-host of nationally syndicated Dish Nation, star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” entrepreneur.
Ricky Williams — Heisman Trophy winner for the University of Texas, 2015 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and ESPN sports analyst who was a running back for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens
Carnie Wilson — Singer, television host and member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips.
Mark Burnett, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Page Feldman and Eric Van Wagenen are executive producers. “The Celebrity Apprentice” is produced and internationally distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).
What do you think? Are you a fan of Celebrity Apprentice? Will you watch the new season?