In January "Celebrity Apprentice" returns to NBC. Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the big man in the boardroom as the cast work to impress him and his board members each week.

The board members to join Arnold will include his son Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger who is an entertainment attorney. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will lend his expertise. Tyra Banks, known for being a model, entrepreneur and talk show host also joins the team, along with investment genius Warren Buffett rounding out the board to advise Arnold Schwarzenegger each week.

The contestants are all lined up and ready for the battle Arnold says it will be

Porsha Williams - "Real Housewives of Atlanta"

Kyle Richards - "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills"

Laila Ali - Daughter of Mohammad Ali, boxer, and author

Brooke Burke-Charvet - Fitness expert, actress, host

Nicole "Snookie" Polizzi - "Jersey Shore" reality star

Carnie Wilson - Reality star and singer

Carrie Keagan - Host, writer, actress

Matt Iseman - Host of "American Ninja Warrior" and comedian

Eric Dickerson - Pro Football Hall of Famer

Carson Kressley - Host of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"

Boy George - Singer

Ricky Williams - Analyst and Heisman trophy winner

Vincent Neil - Singer in Motley Crew

Jon Lovitz - Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member, comedian, actor

Chael Sonnen - MMA and UFC standout

Lisa Leslie - WNBA Champion and Olympian

Where will the show be filmed?

The sixteen contestants will play for their charity as they perform the task assigned each week. The season will be more focused on technology than ever before as it is based in Silicon Beach, California.

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The area is known as the technology hub of Southern California.

The contestants will be challenged each week to work in a team setting as well as individually. A boardroom meeting to deliver the results of the task and debrief will end in the firing of one of the contestants. In the end, only one will be left standing and will be the "Celebrity Apprentice." The winner's charity will receive $250,000.

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