The series, scheduled to begin Jan. 3, will follow contestants as they raise money for charities.
The celebrities will compete in business-driven tasks around New York City, using their fame along with their business acumen to win challenges,while raising money and awareness for their respective causes, NBC said.
The final winner will be crowned the first "Celebrity Apprentice" and will have the honor of delivering a $250,000 bonus check to a designated charity.
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