The Apprentice

  • Celebrity Apprentice: Which Contestants Are Up To The Job?

    Celebrity Apprentice: Which Contestants Are Up To The Job?

    Once again, a gaggle of celebrities and semi-celebrities from the 1980s will duke it out before Donald Trump and America in the hopes of winning a quarter million for the charity of their choice. Most famous faces have some kind of business acumen. That's how their faces got famous to begin with. But AOL... Continue Reading

  • Empowering The Unemployed To Find Hope

    Empowering The Unemployed To Find Hope

    "Kelly, You're Fired." I've now heard those dreaded three words twice in my life --the first time as an executive at a prestigious PR firm, the second, in front of millions of American TV viewers as I vied for my "second chance" as a contestant on The Apprentice. Continue Reading

  • Trace Adkins Talks About His Old 'Day Job' As A Roughneck

    Trace Adkins Talks About His Old 'Day Job' As A Roughneck

    When Trace Adkins, honky tonk legend and Celebrity Apprentice star, spent a day laboring on the offshore oil rig where he spent six years of his youth, he proved his point: "I'm not a singer who used to be a roughneck. I'm a roughneck who sings." Continue Reading

  • Donald Trump: How to Hear 'You're Hired!'

    Donald Trump: How to Hear 'You're Hired!'

    Donald Trump could well be the most famous boss in the world. Not only does he employ thousands, but he also fires hundreds and hires a handful on national television. Each week on NBC's 'The Apprentice,' be it staffed with celebrities or regular folk, he doles out employment information that is heard and... Continue Reading

  • 'The Apprentice' Season 10 Winner: Brandy Kuentzel is Hired

    'The Apprentice' Season 10 Winner: Brandy Kuentzel is Hired

    For one man and one woman hit hard by the economy, it all came down to tonight: 'The Apprentice' season 10 finale. Brandy Kuentzel heard, "You're hired!" "I'm honestly just digesting it all," Brandy told AOL Jobs. "I was preparing myself for Clint to win. Now I go home and pack and wait for the call." The... Continue Reading

  • 'The Apprentice' Liza Mucheru-Wisner After the Boardroom

    'The Apprentice' Liza Mucheru-Wisner After the Boardroom

    Most episodes of 'The Apprentice' end inside Donald Trump's boardroom, with him pointing and tersely saying, "You're fired!" to a contestant. This week, however, began in the boardroom with Liza Mucheru-Wisner getting fired and losing her chance at becoming The Apprentice. Continue Reading

  • 'The Apprentice' After the Boardroom: Steuart Martens

    'The Apprentice' After the Boardroom: Steuart Martens

    Just in time for holiday shopping, 'The Apprentice' this week encouraged viewers to pull out their credit cards. Selling women's accessories by noted designer Isaac Mizrahi, contestants appealed to the guilty pleasure of many a late night shopper: QVC. With just four competitors left, Donald Trump shuffled... Continue Reading

  • 'The Apprentice' Stephanie Castagnier After the Boardroom

    'The Apprentice' Stephanie Castagnier After the Boardroom

    With just five people remaining on 'The Apprentice,' every move became greatly magnified. This week, Donald Trump leaned on his usual rules to pronounce "You're fired." Ultimately, a loss is the project manager's fault. But another contestant's major missteps were not overlooked. Continue Reading

  • 'The Apprentice': Poppy Carlig and Anand Vasudev After the Boardroom

    'The Apprentice': Poppy Carlig and Anand Vasudev After the Boardroom

    Not five minutes passed before Donald Trump proclaimed his signature, "You're Fired" on this week's episode of 'The Apprentice.' The task from three weeks earlier, where teams gave pedicab tours of New York City neighborhoods, caused the firing of a third contestant -- this time because he broke the rules.... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice: David Johnson After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice: David Johnson After the Boardroom

    Wealth, power, and sexual prowess. That's how one team on this week's 'The Apprentice' defined the Donald J. Trump brand. The team was spot on, at least according to Trump. But even the loser was a winner in the end. The mogul presented contestants on this week's show with a task close to his own heart and name.... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice:  Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice: Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy After the Boardroom

    Few people will take a billionaire head on, but that's just what Mahsa Saeidi-Azcuy did after her firing on this week's "The Apprentice." While Mahsa was cast as a liar in the edited version of the show, she took to YouTube in order to clear her name (see video below). On the show this week The lights of... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice: Kelly Smith Beaty After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice: Kelly Smith Beaty After the Boardroom

    Contestants on "The Apprentice" this week learned that sex doesn't always sell. Teams designed and marketed pedicab tours of chosen neighborhoods, giving tourists fresh air views. The men wore outfits out of ancient Rome, as if the pedicabs were chariots and shuttled visitors around midtown Manhattan. The... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice: Gene Folkes and Wade Hanson After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice: Gene Folkes and Wade Hanson After the Boardroom

    In a shocking end to the show, Donald Trump fired two people this week on 'The Apprentice.' Contestants really had to step on it in planning a fashion show, as they had just hours to stage a runway for Rockport shoes Spring 2011 collection. The men were charged with staging the women's line and the women had to... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice Tyana Alvarado After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice Tyana Alvarado After the Boardroom

    Popcorn isn't just for movies anymore. Contestants on 'The Apprentice' this week popped out promotional stunts for snack company Popcorn Indiana with hopes they would go viral online. Turns out that it takes more than just losing the challenge to hear "You're Fired," as Tyana Alvarado, 41, learned. If you're not... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice James Weir After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice James Weir After the Boardroom

    The unemployment rate in the real world may be stagnant, but on TV, another apprentice felt the axe of Donald Trump. Fourteen candidates interviewing for a job with the Trump Organization now remain. James Weir, 31, a Duke and Georgetown-educated attorney left the show after a failed attempt as project manager.... Continue Reading

  • The Apprentice Alex Delgado After the Boardroom

    The Apprentice Alex Delgado After the Boardroom

    Donald Trump's latest pink slip recipient learned that failing the world's most visible job interview may not be such a bad thing. Alex Delgado won't be working for the Trump Organization but he's landed on his feet just fine, thank you very much. Episode two of The Apprentice had contestants on the streets of... Continue Reading

  • The Donald is Back: Apprentice Season 10

    The Donald is Back: Apprentice Season 10

    "This is the toughest job interview in the world." And so began Season 10 of the NBC hit show, The Apprentice." This time, Donald Trump's show returns to its roots: B-list celebrities are replaced by 16 good looking no-names from around the country. Or at least they're no-names for now. (Remember, Omarosa was a... Continue Reading

  • Inside Scoop on the New Apprentice

    Inside Scoop on the New Apprentice

    Before the newest Celebrity Apprentice had been hired, Donald Trump, Mark Burnett and NBC decided they wanted to reach out beyond Hollywood, rock and sports glitterati and try to help the everyday people out there who have been hardest hit by the current economic downturn. So they concocted an extra season of... Continue Reading

  • Trump to Help the Hardest Hit

    Trump to Help the Hardest Hit

    Looks like at least one Hollywood entity has had his fill of celebrity and is ready to help those everyday workers hardest hit by the economy. This might mean that YOU could be Donald Trump's next Apprentice. Once this season of Celebrity Apprentice wraps up, the Donald will find his next apprentice among those... Continue Reading

  • Take That, Donald! Celebrity Apprentice Gets Fired Up

    Take That, Donald! Celebrity Apprentice Gets Fired Up

    Comedienne/writer/producer Carol Leifer may have been the first one fired on the premiere episode of this season's The Celebrity Apprentice, but she's having the last laugh as she outrageously counts down the things she'll miss most about the show. Leifer has probably been responsible for more hours of TV... Continue Reading