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The New 'Apprentice' Winner Is Brandy Kuentzel

December 10, 2010 03:12:49

In perhaps the most quiet finale in "", 30-year-old Brandy Kuentzel came out as a winner. This season Donald Trump gave people who have been affected by the latest recession a second chance to make a decent living through the competition. The finale on Thursday, December 9 came down to Brandy and Clint Robertson.

In the final task which was aired in two parts, Brandy organized a VIP golf tournament featuring while Clint arranged a dinner gala with . Both had a successful run but Trump criticized Brandy for her poor choice of prize given to the attendants. Trump was not happy with the way Clint oversaid "y'all" which made him "unpolished".


'The Apprentice' Finale Part 1: And Then There Were Two

December 03, 2010 03:12:25

The first of the two-part finale on "" immediately saw the firing of Liza Mucheru. The December 2 episode started right after Steuart Martens was fired, during which Donald Trump ordered the three remaining contestants to come back to the boardroom for a second elimination.

Based on personalities, Trump decided to let go of Liza because while she was "outstanding in every way" she lacked on the interpersonal skills that would make her suitable for the Trump empire. After the elimination, Liza said, "I really value Mr Trump's opinion and to hear that he didn't think I get along with people really hurt. It's hard to know that I got so close."


Steuart Martens Fired, 'The Apprentice' Reveals Finalists

November 26, 2010 02:11:33

On Thanksgiving night, "" aired the last episode before the live December finale, and revealed the top 3 contestants of season 10. Steuart Martens has become the 12th candidate fired from the competition, leaving Clint Robertson, Liza Mucheru-Wisner and Brandy Kuentzel in the run.

The four remaining contestants were challenged to market products by Isaac Mizrahi, and Donald Trump told them to divide by sex. Brandy and Liza took the side of Fortitude while the men teamed up for Octane. They were free to pick a product to be sold at QVC and must earn the biggest profit through careful calculation.


'The Apprentice' Fires 'Weak' Alex Delgado

September 24, 2010 11:09:52

Truck driver Alex Delgado is fired in the second week of "", squaring off the number of men and women in the tenth season so far. Nicole Chiu was fired last week after taking a real estate challenge, offering herself as the Project Manager (PM) and failing to deliver.

This week's task is to sell Perry's Ice Cream on the street of New York City and the team with the most income would win. Account manager David Johnson and college graduate Poppy Carlig took the chance to be the PM of their teams before the task was even known.


'The Apprentice' Fires Its First Season 10 Contestant

September 17, 2010 11:09:23

Nicole Chiu, a law graduate who wanted to abolish the beauty queen stereotyping through her participation on "", fails to launch her mission. The 27-year-old was the first to be fired from season 10 due to her lack of leadership.

The task in the two-hour premiere was to design an office space. Nicole immediately volunteered herself to be the Project Manager because she said during the individual interview that showing a good first impression is important. Immediately, Mahsa did not like Nicole's attitude, saying "it was the wrong move" to try to dominate like that.


Clips From 'The Apprentice' Season 10 Premiere

September 13, 2010 11:09:30

It is less than a week away from the return of "" to the non-celebrity format. The tenth season will premiere on September 16 with a bunch of young entrepreneurs who get the harsh impact from economy crisis.

"Two years ago it began, an economic crisis that swept the world," host Donald Trump says in the voiceover opening. "...You think the worst is over, but still, talented, smart people are unemployed, they are looking for work. They have no prospect. I hate what I'm seeing and I'm going to do something about it."


First Look at the New Season of 'The Apprentice'

July 15, 2010 10:07:22

Donald Trump goes economically aware in the coming season of "" that he has returned to the non-celebrity edition. In the first promo of the reality series, the business tycoon introduces a set of people who lost their jobs during recession, giving them a second chance to rebuild their life and pride.

Along with the uplifting edition, a format change is introduced. Instead of giving lavish rewards to the winning team, Mr. Trump would award the victorious project manager an opportunity to meet business leaders in the hope that it would provide him or her a leg-up of their career after the show. Nevertheless, the ultimate winner will still be hired by one of the mogul's companies and gets a six-figure salary.


'The Celebrity Apprentice 2' Recap: Joan Rivers Wins

May 11, 2009 10:05:34

In the May 10 finale of "" second celebrity edition, came out triumphant. The comedienne won over poker player Annie Duke who has been personally her nemesis throughout the competition, in the challenge to set up a pre-theatre VIP party experience for patrons attending Cirque du Soleil's hit show "Wintuk."

Here's what happened on the three-hour event. Donald Trump coming out of the mist at American Museum of Natural History, shaking hands with some people and announcing that the show will be back in 2010 for another season. He wished everyone a happy Mother's Day and the recap of the season was played. Annie said that in her life she has been playing game and so she can't be beaten this time. Joan said that this was good versus evil and it meant that she would win.


'The Celebrity Apprentice 2' Finale Clips: Joan Rivers Vs. Annie Duke

May 09, 2009 09:05:03

"" second celebrity edition is finally down to two, and this could be an interesting showdown since both are arch enemies. Comedienne will fight against poker champion Annie Duke in the final that airs for three-hour special on Sunday, May 10 starting at 8/7c.

In this final challenge, project managers Joan and Annie will compete to create a pre-theatre VIP party experience, sponsored by Kodak, for patrons attending Cirque du Soleil's hit show "Wintuk." The two finalists must choose among former contestants to fill out their new teams.


Third 'The Celebrity Apprentice' Ordered for 2010 Telecast

April 30, 2009 09:04:58

NBC has decided to go with one more "" for 2010 TV schedule, opting the celebrity edition instead of the non-celeb edition. Thus, this would be the third "The Celebrity Apprentice" on top of the 6 non-celeb ones.

This move was made based on the 8.6 million average of viewers that the show has this season where celebrities such as , Brande Roderick and join the competition for charity of their choice. There were some talks that the network would like to return to the original non-celeb format next year, but they eventually land the decision since the celeb edition revamp the interest for the show.


Melissa Rivers and Annie Duke Talk 'Celebrity Apprentice' Nasty Exit

April 28, 2009 10:04:00

Indeed, one of the loudest and most controversial exits of "", the celebrity edition on Sunday, April 26 has drawn an aftermath. who was fired and refused to do an exit interview may not be friends with Annie Duke anymore, as both are still taking stance in their beliefs.

Melissa for the first time spoke about her lash at team mates Brande Roderick and Annie to Access Hollywood. "I knew going into the boardroom, that if we did not win, it was going to be two on one," Melissa said, adding that she "probably could have handled it a little bit better".


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Sneak Peek: Melissa Rivers Left Out

April 25, 2009 01:04:57

In the next "", teams are equally divided into 3-3 and they must create a four-page magazine spread for Right Guard's new deodorant. New York Knicks star center David Lee must be put in the ad as the icon.

Brande Roderick takes the Project Manager position for Athena with and Annie Duke as members. Meanwhile Clint Black leads the KOTU team that consists of Jesse James and . Athena has the idea of filming a clubbing scene where sweats can possibly found while KOTU shoots outdoor background for their spread.


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Sneak Peek: Annie Duke Goes Berserk

April 18, 2009 02:04:54

Post the firing of last week, "" second celebrity edition continues the charity event where teams must auction jewelries from Ivanka Trump's line. In between the works, drama still continued but surprisingly it was peaceful between and Clint Black over at KOTU.

There will be a fund raising event involving fashion show that the teams must prepare. Annie Duke in particular threw her tantrum when she found out that had contacted her poker associate to donate for her team. Natalie and Annie are in two different teams. "I got the exact reaction I was hoping for. Unfortunately, I didn't get the money," Natalie said after Annie lashed out at her.


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Week 7 Recap: Brian McKnight Tossed Out

April 13, 2009 02:04:53

Tensions were in the air as "" entered its seventh episode on Sunday, April 12. Following the kicking out of and Tionne Watkins from the boardroom last week, clearly expressed her unhappy felling that Clint Black is still around and was told to join Athena after his no-show in the last episode.

In the two hour-long episode, the two celebrity teams were first given the task to design a package and store display for identity-theft-protection company LifeLock. After being told that they will be judged on brand message, originality, and overall design, the two teams selected their project manager. Athena appointed Brian, while stepped up for KOTU.


Preview of 'The Celebrity Apprentice': The Trouble Within

April 11, 2009 09:04:11

Two were fired altogether last week, more are still vying for the title as "The Celebrity Apprentice". On the April 12 episode of "", teams must design and build an in-store display unit and packaging for LifeLock, a company that provides identity theft protection.

Jesse James is picked up to be the Athena's project manager, and takes over as KOTU's project manager. In this latest challenge, one team is pushed to the brink as deadlines loom. The problem mounts even bigger as one of their celebrities falls ill. In the meantime, a last-minute design flaw finds the other team struggling to correct their display.


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Week 6 Recap: Mr. Trump Fires Two

April 06, 2009 11:04:32

It was time for another challenge and another celebrity kicked out of "". Since the men team lost one more member last week, they were outnumbered and Donald trump has decided to shuffle things up.

KOTU is Clint Black, , Natalie Gurbis, and Herschel Walker. Athena meanwhile is , Annie Duke, Tionne Watkins, Jesse James and Brande Roderick. meanwhile, was going for a prior commitment and Mr. Trump would decide later on which team he would go.


Preview of 'The Celebrity Apprentice': The Merge and the Fights

April 04, 2009 01:04:58

After another victory by the women last week, "" second celebrity edition has to merge the two teams in order to balance the number. KOTU is now comprised of Clint Black, , Natalie Gurbis, and Herschel Walker. Athena meanwhile, consists of , Annie Duke, Tionne Watkins, Jesse James and Brande Roderick.

Clint takes the role of the project manager for KOTU while leading the Athena is Melissa. Both teams have to make a viral video advertising a washing detergent. Clint brings the idea of making it as entertaining as possible and he creates a joke for it. The team meet the execs for the product to propose some of their non conservative ideas. And they got a frown.


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Recap: Dennis Rodman Fired, Finally

March 30, 2009 02:03:24

Usually pampered in luxurious hotels, the stars in "" switch position to be the ones who provide the service. In their next challenge, KOTU and Athena must manage Loews Regency Hotel with each member taking a role as staff. Each team will be in charge of 5 rooms and the guests will leave comments in the end of the game to determine who wins.

Tionne Watkins was nominated as the project manager for the women team. The men meanwhile, opted to go with who had flunk and almost kicked out twice previously.


'The Celebrity Apprentice' Clips: Dennis Rodman Becomes Project Manager

March 28, 2009 01:03:37

After almost yanked out of the competition twice, steps up to the game to become the project manager in the next challenge of "", celebrity edition. Several clips show how the basketball player handles the task, instructing his team mates in a language nobody understand and filled with the F word.

KOTU and Athena are put in a five-star hotel for some hotel management. The members took the roles of hotel staff such as concierge, room service and even cleaning lady. While the women team benefits from the number, the men have difficulty in organizing the orders. Herschel Walker thought he got a wine order wrong while in fact he got it right the first time. Dennis became a hero to this.


Claudia Jordan Fired From 'The Celebrity Apprentice 2'

March 23, 2009 01:03:09

"" briefcase holder Claudia Jordan was the first eliminated woman in "" second celebrity edition. She said it "sucks" to be the first female to leave Athena but admitted that she lost control of the team while she's a project manager.

The challenge in the episode is the launching of ACN videophone which was judged based on votes by the company's workers. It was as much a rage affair as the women's meltdown. Annie Duke was sent to negotiate with Clint Black on determining who should go with the presentation first. The men won through a coin flip. Rodman suddenly got up to Clint and cursed him for not asking first.


Meet the Cast of 'Celebrity Apprentice 2'

January 09, 2009 11:01:52

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