Lord Sugar confirms role on two more series of 'The Apprentice'
Published Jul 16 2012, 13:41 BST | By Daniel Sperling
Lord Alan Sugar
has agreed to another two series of The Apprentice
The former Amstrad boss announced on Twitter that he will front a ninth and tenth edition of the BBC reality show, before inviting his followers to apply for next year's series.
"I have agreed to do 2 more series of The Apprentice
, making it 10 years," he wrote
, adding a link to the show's online application process. The Apprentice
's eighth series concluded in June with recruitment manager and professional wrestler Ricky Martin becoming Lord Sugar's business partner
and receiving a £250,000 investment.
Nick Holzherr, who finished third in the 2012 contest, went on to secure £170,000 of funding for the food and recipe website
that he pitched on the show.The Apprentice
launched in 2005 on BBC Two, offering candidates the chance to land a £100,000-a-year job with Lord Sugar. It was promoted to BBC One for its third series in 2007.