Season 8, Episode 1 The Celebrity Apprentice
First Aired: March 1, 2009
The eighth season of Donald Trump's competition series lifts off with rung-climbing business battles featuring 16 celebrities. They include singers Clint Black, Brian McKnight and Tionne Watkins; comics Andrew Dice Clay, Tom Green and Joan Rivers; sports figures Dennis Rodman, Herschel Walker and Scott Hamilton; and actress-models Claudia Jordan and Brande Roderick. First up: The celebs bake and sell cupcakes in a challenge marked by culinary slipups and a surprise taste test.
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- Premiered: January 8, 2004
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A kind of 'Survivor' in pinstripes in which would-be business tycoons work for Donald Trump, who dismisses one at the end of each episode, and made the words 'you're fired' a national catchphrase as the Manhattan-based series became a breakout hit. Trump i… (more)