ONE Championship announced today the partnership with Refinery Media to help produce its special version of the reality show The Apprentice.
The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition will feature sixteen contestants from around the world to compete in business and physical challenges, with the winner receiving a $USD 250,000 job offer to work directly under CEO Chatri Sityodtong as his protege in Singapore.
“I am impressed by Refinery Media’s creativity and experience in bringing the best non-scripted and reality programming to screens in Asia and around the world,” Sityodtong said in a press release. “The production quality by the Refinery Media team was second to none. We look forward to an incredible inaugural season of The Apprentice: ONE Championship Edition.”
“We are very excited to be working with ONE Championship, a global media powerhouse that has all of the pillars to give The Apprentice a modern, edgy take with worldwide appeal,” Refinery Media founder Karen Seah added. “Chatri’s vision and drive will surely inspire millions of fans across the world. These ingredients are a producer’s dream come true.”
Terms were not disclosed.
Casting for the show has begun, with more information available on ONE’s website.