There is talk that future sponsors of the show may include a major Dublin contract cleaning services company. The company OfficeClean.ie is a major player in the Irish contract cleaning sector, with a network of cleaners throughout the country. If this news turns out to be true, it could be a real turnaround for the show which has been off the air for some time.
P.S. For those who haven’t guessed, this is an April Fool’s Joke!
THE winner of BBC show The Apprentice has infuriated his new boss Alan Sugar by calling in sick — on his first day.
Winning contestant, Lee McQueen, was due to start work yesterday for the tycoon but was a no-show.
A source at the show said: “This will make Sir Alan really cross because he hates being let down. Lee was really keen to start work but he felt he wasn’t up for it and had to stay at home.” Read more
Sir Alan Sugar has stepped down as chairman of Amstrad but insists that he is not retiring.
The entrepreneur and self-made multi-millionaire has become known as the boardroom chairman in BBC reality TV show The Apprentice.
Amstrad was sold to BSkyB in 2007 and the 61-year-old will now continue to be involved with his numerous other business interests. Read more
Have you got something to say about the new Irish series of The Apprentice coming soon to TV3?
TV3 is wasting no time on its Apprentice project. However, at the risk of being hauled up for rehashing last week’s news, it’s hard not to obsess a bit about the chances of a hit series being made out of an Irish version of this show.
This extraordinary format has the power to pull in viewers like few others can manage, but it relies on one key factor – a ruthless character like Alan Sugar to call the shots.
In this respect, TV3 can hardly have found Sugar’s match in man-of-the-people Bill Cullen. Read more