Celebrity Apprentice Australia – Critics Are Giving It The Thumbs Up
Celebrity Apprentice Australia kicks off tomorrow and the big wigs at NINE must be happy with the positive publicity the show is generating.
Most of the high profile TV critics are saying the show is highly entertaining.
The show is being “stripped” – now not talking about Pauline Hanson’s getting down to her knickers cameo but having the challenge and the board room scene on different nights.
Monday and Wednesday nights are are one and a half hour episodes showing the challenge, and Tuesday and Wednesday is the elimination night episodes which only go for 30 minutes.
This is different one to the US version of the show where there is a two hour episode weekly. However as Celebrity Apprentice has been brought forward to 2011 they are having to put two episodes in a week so it can be shown throughout ratings period. Also the 7.00pm time slot was a winner
Here are some links to articles about Celebrity Apprentice:
Stars Line Up For A Reality Cheque was in the Sun Herald today discussing the positives and negatives of being on reality show if you are a celebrity. This link also has a great chat between TV editor Michael Idato and Greg Hassall about the show.
Daily Telegraph talk to Mark Bouris who said the original Apprentice did not work because it was in a 9.30pm timeslot. He also said he kept on suggesting there should be a celebrity version of the show. They also write there are some big egos on the show.
The Herald Sun talks about how Pauline Hanson could be the one to make the show a hit, and that Warwick Capper is lazy.
In news related to Max Markson one of the stars of the show, there is an allegation he got a person pregnant that he met on Twitter. (Source: SMH scroll down)
The official website is now up here you can get extra information about the celebrities if you are interested.
The cast are:
- Warwick Capper
- Pauline Hanson
- Max Markson
- Deni Hines
- Julie Morris
- Jason Coleman
- Jesinta Campbell
- Shane Crawford
- Wendell Sailor
- Lisa Curry
- Polly from The Block
- Didier Cohen