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Fri Oct 16, 2020, 10:57 PM

NBC Cancels Reboot of "The Apprentice" After One Episode [View all]

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—In one of the more embarrassing television fiascos in recent memory, NBC has announced that it will cancel its reboot of “The Apprentice” after only one episode.

The reboot, which attempted to revive the flagging career of its star, was widely panned by critics and audience members, who seemed baffled by the network’s decision to air it in the first place.

Even more puzzling, the producers of the “Apprentice” reboot tinkered with the original’s winning format, transforming its star from a successful, nearly omniscient business mogul to a hapless incompetent beset by failure.

While a press release from NBC indicated that the network would be scheduling “no further episodes” of the reboot, a permanent cancellation could come on November 3rd, insiders say.

Short article, no more at link: https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/nbc-cancels-reboot-of-the-apprentice-after-one-episode

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