The Apprentice

Schwarzenegger Won’t Return to ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Over Trump

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 3, 2017 @ 1:35 PM
NBC
We’ll never know how Schwarzenegger’s takeover of The Celebrity Apprentice might have succeeded on its own merits, as the results of the 2016 election held a dark cloud over anything bearing Trump’s name. That shade appears to have gotten to Schwarzenegger as well, as the ex-Governator apparently won’t return for another season, citing its toxic association.

Donald Trump Still Executive Producing Schwarzenegger’s ‘Apprentice’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 8, 2016 @ 5:27 PM
NBC
Just when you thought NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice one of the few aspects of 2017 putting Donald Trump behind it, it seems the former boss and Tweeter-Elect will still make his presence felt. Reports confirm Trump will maintain an executive producer credit on Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Celebrity Apprentice, raising further conflict-of-interest questions.

Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Destroyed By Vandal

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick October 26, 2016 @ 12:54 PM
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We’ve still two weeks to go in the 2016 election - not enough to get comfortable, but far enough along to wonder about the losing candidate’s future. Donald Trump may have a long road to regaining any positive legacy, as vandals made that uncertainty literal by destroying the former Apprentice host’s Hollywood star.

Schwarzenegger ‘Apprentice’ and More Get 2017 NBC Premieres

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 29, 2016 @ 7:33 PM
NBC
It’s taken forever and a day to finally see both Arnold Schwarzenegger taking the Celebrity Apprentice desk, and Emerald City come to life, but NBC has finally made a firm commitment. Both high-profile new series have set January bows, just barely into 2017.

Schwarzenegger Assembles in First 2017 ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Promo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 22, 2016 @ 1:34 PM
NBC
We’re all anxious for the day Donald Trump is no longer center stage, and NBC’s new Celebrity Apprentice graciously offers a first taste. Arnold Schwarzenegger assembles in the limelight for a new 2017 promo of the revamped reality competition, so let’s get down to business.

NBC Says Donald Trump Will Never Return to ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 2, 2016 @ 1:18 PM
NBC
Donald Trump has made a repeated point of NBC “begging” him to carry on as host of The Celebrity Apprentice, rather than pursue his Presidential aspirations, but it doesn’t sound as if the network would ask Arnold Schwarzenegger to give up the desk, should Trump come crawling back. NBC says The Donald will “never” return, at least in the current regime.

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Gets a January Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 9, 2016 @ 10:35 AM
NBC
The world might be a very different place by the time we get to 2017, but in Celebrity Apprentice’s case at least, change is for the better. The new Arnold Schwarzenegger-led iteration of the NBC reality competition has an official January premiere, while producers attempt to lock down the ex-Governator’s catchphrase

Schwarzenegger Makes a Majestic Entrance in First Look at ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Takeover

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 12, 2016 @ 9:09 AM
NBC
As the looming political race only darkens, it’s nice to know Donald Trump doesn’t leave everything he touches a pile of ash. So benefits Arnold Schwarzenegger in the first poster for the action hero’s takeover of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, looking as magnificent as ever.

NBC Dumps Donald Trump From ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ and More After Univision Controversy

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 29, 2015 @ 1:53 PM
NBC
The unending gift of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential bid had many wondering if the billionaire’s Celebrity Apprentice had come to an end, and NBC has at last made the split official. Following Trump’s racist remarks causing a schism from Univision, NBC has completely severed any and all ties to Trump.

Aubrey O'Day Walks Off 'The Celebrity Apprentice'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 2, 2012 @ 8:40 AM
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Reality TV just wouldn't be reality TV with at least one star melting down, throwing a tantrum, or seemingly forsaking the event altogether (hint: they'll be back!)  But last night's three-hour installment of 'The Celebrity Apprentice' saw one contestant flat out bailing, but will he/she return?