-Reality show on NBC starring real estate mogul Donald Trump where in he and his top aides, George
Ross and Carolyn
Kepcher judge several
contestants (some college graduates, some not) during weeks of business
project tasks to see who would best fit to win a job in Trump's billion dollar coporation.
-Contestants audition and are expected to show to the auditions dressed
professionally and with resumes in hand and prepare to be interviewed.
-Final contestants live in a penthouse in Trump Tower in New York City as they break off into
2 teams and go against each other on various business
tasks which range from rebuilding and redecorating and renting out hotel rooms to creating an advertising campagin
for some company.
-The losing team
meets in the boardroom
where the team
captain and 1 or 2 people
they pick to blame
for their team
's loss are questioned by Trump, Ross, and Kepcher. Whoever comes up with the weakest
defense for themselves or who comes off angry/disturbed/dumb
is fired and eliminated from the show.
-Show is most famous for its boardroom
scene where Donald hands out the infamous "You're Fired" quote
to an unlucky contestant to be cut from the show.
-Previous Apprentice winners are
Season 1:Bill Rancic
Season 2:Kelly Perdew
Season 3:Kendra Todd