9:36pm PT by Ryan Gajewski
NBC Renews 'Celebrity Apprentice'
Donald Trump is coming back.
Celebrity Apprentice's season 14 finale aired Monday, and Trump announced near the end of the telecast that NBC has picked up the competition reality series for a 15th cycle. Leeza Gibbons and Geraldo Rivera were the last two standing heading into the finale.
"AND, it's official: #CelebApprentice has been renewed for Season 15! #ApprenticeFinale," the show posted to its Twitter page following the episode.
The series has averaged a 1.90 rating in the 18-49 demo this season through its Feb. 9 episode. This will be its eighth celebrity edition; the other seasons of The Apprentice involved non-famous faces.
NBC gave Celebrity Apprentice a lengthy hiatus between seasons 13 and 14, with season 13 ending in May 2013 and the just completed season having launched in January 2015.