CNBC News Releases


Steffanie Marchese

"THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE" will begin airing on CNBC on Friday nights at 8PM ET and 12AM ET, starting March 19th. There will be 11 two-hour episodes.

Donald Trump returns to NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice" with a new all-star celebrity lineup of candidates. This is the third installment of "The Celebrity Apprentice," and the ninth season of the series.

Contestants do not vie for a job with Donald Trump, however; the business-savvy celebrity contestants will be working towards a greater goal -- as they raise over $1 million for various charities throughout the season. Not only will the final winner be crowned "The Celebrity Apprentice," but he or she will also have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to their designated charity.

All 14 celebrities this season will be competing in business-driven tasks around New York City, using their fame along with their business acumen to win challenges, while ultimately raising money and awareness for their respective causes.

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