As The Apprentice prepares to premiere a Los Angeles-based edition on Jan. 7, 2007, there is talk that, based on the outcome of this first-ever venture outside of New York City - and in my opinion, yes, it breathes much fun and new life into the five-season-old NBC series - the Donald may stay on the move. In a Monday conference call, Trump, noting that the L.A. setting offers a "totally different feeling," cited Las Vegas, Miami and Chicago as possible future venues.

Trump also said he is mulling over the idea of a reunion special, to catch up with past winners and finalists. "I don't have any specifics," he says, "but we're starting to think about it." The first step: working around some of the also-rans' McDonald's shifts.