'The New Celebrity Apprentice' adds Rocco DiSpirito, Leeza Gibbons, iJustine as boardroom advisors


NBC has added six more boardroom advisors for the upcoming season of "The New Celebrity Apprentice." Rocco DiSpirito, Tracey Edmonds, Justine "iJustine" Ezarik, previous "Celebrity Apprentice" winner Leeza Gibbons, Gemma Godfrey, and Bob Harper will all be on hand to help host Arnold Schwarzenegger evaluate the contestants this season.

The new batch joins previously announced advisors Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, and Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger. DiSpirito, Edmonds, Harper, and Gibbons are already known TV quantities. Ezarik comes from the world of digital influencers. Godfrey comes from the financial technology sector in the U.K., where she founded online personal finance firm Moola.

"The New Celebrity Apprentice" will premiere Jan. 2, with two episodes. After being divided into two teams (men and women), the new Apprentices' first task will be to create a 10-minute "experience" for Tyra Banks' TYRA Beauty, followed by the creation of a jingle (and video) for Trident's "Cherish Your Teeth" ad campaign. Competing in the new season of the "Celebrity Apprentice" franchise are Laila Ali, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Eric Dickerson, Boy George, Matt Iseman, Carrie Keagan, Carson Kressley, Lisa Leslie, Jon Lovitz, Vince Neil, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Kyle Richards, Chael Sonnen, Porsha Williams, Ricky Williams and Carnie Wilson.

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ROME, ITALY - JANUARY 25: Actor Arnold Schwarzengger attends the 'The Last Stand' photocall at Hassler Hotel on January 25, 2013 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Ernesto Ruscio/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15: Leeza Gibbons attends AOL Build Series at AOL HQ on November 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 28: Tracy Edmonds at the 2015 BET Awards press room on June 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Prince Williams/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 08: Bob Harper attends 'Disaster!' Broadway opening night at Nederlander Theatre on March 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jenny Anderson/Getty Images)
Investor Warren Buffett speaks during the 'United State of Women Summit' at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, June 14, 2016. / AFP / YURI GRIPAS (Photo credit should read YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Supermodel Tyra Banks attends Cosmopolitan Fun Fearless Money 2016 on September 24, 2016 at Cedar Lake in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Cosmopolitan)
Jessica Alba attends the fifth annual Baby2Baby gala honoring Jennifer Garner at 3Labs in Culver City, on November 12, 2016. / AFP / CHRIS DELMAS (Photo credit should read CHRIS DELMAS/AFP/Getty Images)
KITZBUEHEL, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 22: Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger, nephew of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Statham attend the AUDI Night 2016 during Hahnenkamm Race Weekend on January 22, 2016 in Kitzbuehel, Austria. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
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