Trump Bows To Reality, Asks Confidants: Should I Do ‘The Apprentice’ Again?

As he begins his final weeks in office, amid a winter surge in coronavirus deaths, President Donald Trump has mentioned to confidants that he’s thinking about resurrecting The Apprentice or The Celebrity Apprentice reality TV show, two people with direct knowledge of the situation, and another person close to the president, tell The Daily Beast.

Donald Trump Is Losing His Touch. So Is The TV Producer Who Shaped His Image

Mark Burnett helped turn Donald Trump into a national figure with The Apprentice. But since 2016, his impact “has kind of gone bust.”

Trump Bashes Report Of Talks With Mark Burnett For New ‘Apprentice’ Series

Kimmel, ‘Apprentice’ Producer To Make ABC Quiz Show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel is among Donald Trump’s late-night gadflies, while producer Mark Burnett showcased the future president on “The Apprentice.” Yet they are going into business together. Kimmel and Burnett will produce a new ABC game show, “Generation Gap,” described by the network as a comedy quiz show that brings family […]

How Mark Burnett Resurrected Donald Trump

With The Apprentice, the TV producer mythologized Trump — then a floundering D-lister — as the ultimate titan, paving his way to the Presidency.

Tom Arnold, Mark Burnett Fight Over Trump Tapes

Trump Claims N-Word Tapes Don’t Exist

The president is currently locked in a feud with former Apprentice contestant and White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman. Following her claims that she had heard audio recordings of Donald Trump saying the N-word, the president responded on Twitter that no such tapes exist, and cited show producer Mark Burnett as proof.

CBS Orders Mark Burnett Competition Series ‘TKO’

CBS Orders Competition Series ‘The World’s Best’

Mark Burnett Revives ‘The Contender’ With Epix

Burnett, Downey Developing ‘Messiah’ For Netflix

Fox Stations To Air MGM’s Light TV Diginet

Light TV, a new, 24-hour faith and family entertainment network designed to tap into MGM’s library of titles, is being launched next month by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett and MGM in partnership with a number of Fox stations and affiliates.

MGM: Can’t Easily Release ‘Apprentice’ Tapes

The company said contractual obligations prevent it from making public any unaired, archived material from The Apprentice, which MGM acquired last December when it purchased Mark Burnett Productions.

Battle Brewing Over ‘Apprentice’ Outtakes

Pressure continues to mount on Mark Burnett to release potentially embarrassing outtakes of Donald Trump from his 11 years as the star of NBC’s The Apprentice. On Tuesday, attorney Gloria Allred and representatives from several women’s advocacy groups tried to deliver an open letter to Burnett at MGM’s offices in Beverly Hills, but security guards wouldn’t let them in the building.

Harvey, Burnett Behind ABC Reality Series

The new show brings together sets of rival entrepreneurs who competitively pitch their ideas head to head in front of a studio audience. The audience will then vote on which entrepreneur will receive funding for their idea.

Fox Sets Dating Series From Mark Burnett

Mark Burnett To Run MGM Television Group

His appointment will occur simultaneously with the closing of MGM’s acquisition of the remaining 45% of Hearst’s, Burnett’s and Roma Downey’s interests in United Artists Media Group, which will be absorbed under the MGM Television Group umbrella.

Mark Burnett Making NASCAR Drama Series

‘Survivor’ Turns 15, Mark Burnett Looks Back

Whether you love unscripted television or consider it the downfall of western civilization, you can pinpoint the exact date when the broadcast landscape changed forever: Fifteen years ago — May 31, 2000. That’s when a bold new reality TV experiment named Survivor debuted on CBS — 16 individuals stranded on an island in Borneo for 39 days, voting each other out one by one until only two remained. One of those two would be voted the winner of $1 million.

Survivor’ Changed TV And Endures. Why?

Survivor premiered on CBS on May 31, 2000. The extreme success of the show officially led to an explosion in the reality TV genre as networks realized the potential gold mine of a programming that was cheaper to produce than scripted shows. Even more amazingly, Survivor endures 15 years — and 30 seasons — later. So, what’s super-producer Mark Burnett’s secret?

MGM Buys 55% Of Downey, Burnett Production Firms

Burnett, Darnell Partner On ABC Game Show

‘Survivor’ Editors Reach Deal With Mark Burnett

Burnett, Downey Developing Drama For NBC

Mark Burnett Partner In New Wrestling League

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Prolific TV producer Mark Burnett has a new venture. He’s helping to launch an American version of the popular lucha libre wrestling league from Mexico. Burnett said Sunday that he is becoming a partner with Lucha Libre AAA to create the American league, and it will be shown on the brand-new […]

CBS Orders Mark Burnett Miniseries For 2015

TNT OKs Cooking Competition From Mark Burnett

NBC Orders Space Competition from Mark Burnett

Burnett Prepping ‘The Bible’ For Theatrical Release

TBS Orders Unscripted Series From Mandel, Burnett

Nancy Dubuc, Mark Burnett To Keynote At MIPCOM

Wolf, Burnett Team For NBC Reality Series

Mark Burnett Settles $70M Legal Challenge

Conrad Riggs claimed he was owed 10% of Burnett’s earnings from such hits as Survivor and The Apprentice.

CBS Orders Reality Pilot From Mark Burnett

Mark Burnett Takes Ownership Stake In YouToo

Mark Burnett Embraces Social TV

Mega-Church Minister Osteen Gets Reality Series

Mark Burnett To Do The Bible For History Channel

Hearst Buys Stake In Mark Burnett Prods.

The media company takes a “substantial” interest in the reality TV guru’s production firm with plans to produce TV shows other programming and events based on Hearst brands.

Burnett, AOL To Make CliffsNotes-Based Videos