DONALD TRUMP RETURNS TO THE BOARDROOM FOR NBC’S 14TH SEASON OF “THE APPRENTICE” AND 7TH INSTALLMENT OF “THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE” Celebrities Compete to Win Money for Charity and the Chance to Be Named the Next Celebrity Apprentice NEW YORK — Tuesday, Nov. 4 — Donald Trump, executive producer and star of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice,” announced on TODAY this morning the new and exciting lineup of famous faces that will compete in the seventh installment of the series. The new season will premiere on Sunday, Jan. 4 from 9-11p.m. ET/PT before settling in its regular time slot, Monday at 8-10 p.m.
Over the course of the series, “The Celebrity Apprentice” has raised over $14 million dollars for charity. This season’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” brings 16 diverse celebrity contestants to compete in business-driven tasks around New York City. Contestants will endure challenging tasks that test their ability to work together while ultimately raising money and awareness for their respective causes. Fans will be able to binge watch the show with two hourlong episodes, two boardroom showdowns and multiple firings airing every week.
This season of “The Celebrity Apprentice” has the ingredients to be the most exciting and invigorating season yet. The contestants will be subject to long hours, grueling deadlines and intellectual challenges as they work to raise money for their respective charities. Personality clashes will likely ensue as each contestant is scrutinized and carefully watched by Donald Trump and his advisors — Don Jr., Ivanka and Eric Trump. Each contestant has a chance to be named the “The Celebrity Apprentice” and have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to their designated charity.
An MLB star for 18 seasons, Johnny Damon is one of the most respected and durable players in MLB history. Damon played for the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland A’s before winning the 2004 World Series with the Boston Red Sox and achieving legendary superstar status in New England. In 2009, he won a World Series with the Yankees, joining Babe Ruth to be one of just a few full-time, everyday players to achieve World Series rings with both the Red Sox and Yankees. Damon has been a member of the Detroit Tigers (2010), the Tampa Bay Rays (2011) and the Cleveland Indians (2012).
Damon was a two-time All-Star and is just the 11th player all-time to have 500 doubles, 100 triples, 200 homers and 2,500 hits. He was 2769 hits for his career, 52nd all-time. Damon established the not-for-profit organization The Johnny Damon Foundation, which assists local and national programs that provide leadership and growth opportunities for disadvantaged children at risk.
Damon is representing The Johnny Damon Foundation (http://johnnydamon.com/). Follow him on Twitter @JohnnyDamon.