The Celebrity Apprentice is a variation of the NBC television series, The Apprentice in which the celebrities from various fields of the entertainment industry compete in an elimination-style competition to become an apprentice to Donald Trump.
The ninth episode of the show's fifth season, entitled "Puppet Up!", aired on Sunday, April 15, 2012 and featured the Henson Alternative stage show "Stuffed and Unstrung" at the center of the celebrities' task.
Ivanka and Eric Trump served as boardroom advisors with Brian Henson and Patrick Bristow serving as judges. Celebrity contestants included Clay Aiken, Teresa Giudice, Arsenio Hall, Penn Jillette, Lisa Lampanelli, Dayana Mendoza, Aubrey O'Day, and Paul Teutel, Sr.