When the new season of Celebrity Apprentice premieres with Arnold Schwarzenegger at the controls, a hearty helping of former Dancing with the Stars contenders will be on hand to compete for the win, according to the official Jan. 28 cast announcement.

Although the premiere date is still an unknown factor, the upcoming eighth season of the NBC reality show will take place in Los Angeles and will feature 16 celebrity hopefuls, including a whopping four DWTS alums. The quartet of ballroom-savvy contestants includes model Brooke Burke-Charvet, who won the season seven mirror ball trophy with popular pro Derek Hough before enjoying a stint as the show's co-host; boxer Laila Ali, who placed third with bad boy of the ballroom Maksim Chmerkovskiy during season four; fashion expert Carson Kressley, who danced with Anna Trebunskaya during season 13; and Jersey Shore star Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, who competed with Sasha Farber during season 17.

The Celebrity Apprentice full cast

The full Celebrity Apprenticeseason eight cast is as follows:

  • Laila Ali
  • Brooke Burke-Charvet
  • Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi
  • Carson Kressley
  • Eric Dickerson, NFL Hall of Fame running back
  • Boy George, singer-songwriter
  • Matt Iseman, comedian, actor, andAmerican Ninja Warrior host
  • Carrie Keagan, writer and producer
  • Lisa Leslie, former WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist
  • Jon Lovitz, actor and comedian
  • Vince Neil, Motley Crue lead vocalist
  • Kyle Richards, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
  • Chael Sonnen, mixed martial artist
  • Porsha Williams, The Real Housewives of Atlanta
  • Ricky Williams, Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back
  • Carnie Wilson, singer and TV host

In addition to the celebs and Donald TrumpreplacementSchwarzenegger, the cast will feature investor and business magnate Warren Buffett, America's Next Top Model host Tyra Banks, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and actress Jessica Alba as advisers.

The winner will receive a $250,000 check for his or her favorite charity. Celebrity Apprenticeairs on NBC. Dancing with the Stars season 22 will begin in March on ABC.

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