A revised edition of "The Apprentice" is premiering as part of NBC's fall lineup, buying time for a previously scheduled fall entry, "Love Bites."
NBC made the announcement Thursday of the earlier-than-expected launch for this non-celebrity "Apprentice."
On the show, 16 contestants who have lost their jobs because of the economic crisis will compete for a job with the Trump Organization, with host Donald Trump calling the shots.
"The Apprentice" will air Thursdays at 10 p.m. Eastern time, the slot originally pegged for "Love Bites," a new romantic comedy anthology. NBC says "Love Bites," which continues in development, will debut later in the season.
"The Celebrity Apprentice" will return next spring.
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