The Apprentice(TV show/series, 2005-)

1h per episode | Genre: Reality-TV

Reality TV in 16 seasons with 208 episodes

The ApprenticeRating: 2.9/5 (with 9 votes)
The Apprentice is a British business-styled reality game show created by Mark Burnett, distributed by Fremantle and broadcast by the BBC since 16 February 2005. Devised after the success of the American original and part of the international franchise of the same name, the programme focuses on a group of businesspeople competing in a series of business-related challenges set by British business magnate Alan Sugar, in order to prove themselves worthy of a prize offered by him. To observe candidates as they undertake these tasks, Sugar is assisted by two close business associates who act as observers with little involvement in what is conducted – these roles are currently performed by Karren Brady and Tim Campbell. Originally aired on BBC Two, its first series generated favourable viewing figures that led to the creation of a companion discussion show, The Apprentice: You're Fired!, with further increasing figures after the second series leading to the programme being aired on BBC One to a much wider audience. The success of The Apprentice has led to it receiving its own merchandising, including a magazine and official books, along with one-off celebrity episodes for charity, and a spin-of... ()
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About The Apprentice

British version of the reality competitions series that sees young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, attempting to survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.

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The Apprentice Seasons and Episodes

01/06/2022Season 16 - 3 episodes
#1 | 01/06/2022Cruise Ship
This year's 16 candidates set sail from Portsmouth, their first task being to come up with marketing campaigns for a new cruise liner.
#2 | 01/13/2022Toothbrush
The teams must design an electric toothbrush aimed at children aged between six and eight, as well as an accompanying app that encourages them to brush their teeth.
#3 | 01/20/2022Non-Alcoholic Drinks
The candidates' next task is creating and branding a new non-alcoholic drink and hosting a launch event where they will be pitching and selling to leading retailers.
10/02/2019Season 15 - 14 episodes
10/03/2018Season 14 - 14 episodes
10/04/2017Season 13 - 14 episodes
10/06/2016Season 12 - 14 episodes
10/14/2015Season 11 - 14 episodes
10/14/2014Season 10 - 14 episodes
05/07/2013Season 9 - 14 episodes
03/21/2012Season 8 - 14 episodes
05/10/2011Season 7 - 15 episodes
10/06/2010Season 6 - 15 episodes
03/25/2009Season 5 - 12 episodes
03/26/2008Season 4 - 13 episodes
03/28/2007Season 3 - 12 episodes
02/22/2006Season 2 - 12 episodes
02/16/2005Season 1 - 14 episodes
03/15/2007Specials - 16 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: United Kingdom (UK)
Plays in: London
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 3 languages: English (EN), Portuguese (PT), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 02/16/2005
Latest episode released on: 01/06/2022
Cast: Alan Sugar, Nick Hewer, Margaret Mountford, Karren Brady
Creator: Mark Burnett
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Apprentice UK"

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