MÖTLEY CRÜE singer Vince Neil is among the celebrities competing on NBC's "The New Celebrity Apprentice", which shifts to Los Angeles for its eighth season where twice-elected California governor, successful businessman and international movie superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger takes control of the boardroom. "The New Celebrity Apprentice" will premiere on January 2 and will air weekly on Monday nights at 8 p.m.
"The New Celebrity Apprentice" sees contestants compete in teams to complete business challenges from developing an advertising campaign to putting together promotional events. The winner for the season receives a check for $250,000 for their charity while they also have the ability to win additional money for their cause in various challenges throughout the season.
Over the course of the series, "The Celebrity Apprentice" has raised more than $15 million for charity.
The female contestants competing are four-time boxing world champion Laila Ali, actress/TV host Brooke Burke-Charvet, TV host/actress Carrie Keagan, Olympic gold medalist/WNBA star Lisa Lesley, reality TV star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, "The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills" star Kyle Richards, "The Real Housewives Of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams and singer Carnie Wilson.
Playing on the men's team are: Hall Of Fame running back Eric Dickerson, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Boy George, "American Ninja Warrior" host Matt Iseman, reality TV star/fashion guru Carson Kressley, comedian and actor Jon Lovitz, Neil, UFC standout/mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen and football star/analyst Ricky Williams.
Advising the new head of the boardroom this season: Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba and Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger, Arnold's nephew who is an attorney.