[10/19/05 - 12:00 AM]
Shake Up on NBC's the Apprentice

[via press release from NBC]



NEW YORK - Oct. 19, 2005 - One team loses a crucial member to the other team, on this week's episode of NBC's "The Apprentice" (October 20, 9-10 pm ET/PT).

After a tense boardroom meeting, the women of Capital Edge vow to mend a team disjointed by bickering and, in a surprise move, Donald Trump allows one team to choose an opposing team member.

The teams are asked to design float prototypes to promote "Zathura," the upcoming science fiction family adventure from Sony Pictures. Actor and "Zathura" director Jon Favreau ("Swingers") and Sony executives judge for task, evaluating which team's float best demonstrates the film's essential plot points and effectively focuses on the importance of brand name recognition.

Both Excel and Capital Edge's project managers deal with troublesome team members during the task, and one candidate makes a costly flub during the presentation to the judges.

The winning team scores some studio time with three-time Grammy award winner Wyclef Jean and the collaboration results in an original rap song.

"EXCEL": Clay, Mark, Josh, Adam, Randal, Markus, James, and Brian

"CAPITAL EDGE": Kristi, Alla, Marshawn, Jennifer M., Jennifer W., Rebecca, Felisha

"The Apprentice" is produced by Mark Burnett Productions. Mark Burnett, Jay Bienstock and Donald J. Trump are executive producers. Conrad Riggs and Kevin Harris are co-executive producers.

  [october 2005]  


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