Donald Trump tasks 14 returning celebrities to create and sell meatballs in a fundraising competition for charity. One Project Manager takes an unorthodox approach to the task and risks mission failure, while the other team immediately deals with an internal power struggle. Fundraising on both teams sets a new record for a first task, but only one Project Manager will take it all. In the end, one returning All-Star will hear Trump's feared words: "You're fired!"
For the first time ever, the teams leave New York City and fly on Donald Trump's personal airplane for a task at Universal Orlando Resort. Mr. Trump asks them to create a 3-D, interactive photo experience that supports Universal Orlando's new marketing campaign. One team risks a big loss when their Project Manager can't commit to an idea, while the other team cowers in fear of their tyrannical leader. With two completely different approaches to the task, everything comes down to the preference of the Universal Executives. In the Boardroom, one team is declared the victor, and Mr. Trump sends another All-Star packing.
This week, Mr. Trump tasks the All-Stars with performing a Soap Opera scene for Crystal Light. In one of the season's most dramatic outbursts, a Project Manager goes head-to-head with an insubordinate team member. Meanwhile, the other team threatens to mutiny when their Project Manager's dictator-like style rubs them the wrong way. Both teams "break a leg" with their performances, but only one is declared the winner and another celebrity hears Donald Trump's dreaded words, "You're fired!" Special guests include Susan Lucci and Jack Wagner.
The contestants' marketing skills are tested when tasked to promote Farouk Systems products using a glass truck. Coming off the heels of a surprise pick in the Boardroom, one team struggles to find harmony with a troublemaker on their team. On the other side, one team member is constantly labeled a "weak player" and has to prove to their team they are worthy of being an All-Star. In the end, one team hits the mark and the other is left to fight it out in the boardroom, where another celebrity is sent packing.
The celebrities are tasked with creating original, three-dimensional artwork. But winning the task comes down to fundraising, and one contestant struggles with bringing in enough money to keep the team safe in the Boardroom. Meanwhile, the other team's Project Manager has to deal with a teammate who over-promises and under-delivers. Special guests include Chaz Dean and The Blue Man Group.
This week, the celebrities must create a product display and advertorial campaign to highlight the new "Melania" skin care line. Taking a giant risk, one Project Manager stops Boardroom Advisor Eric Trump from visiting with their team, while the other team is forced to pull the weight for a lackluster team leader. In the Boardroom, everything boils down to one critical error, and a celebrity pays the price for it.
The All-Stars must once again work to promote popular Australian Gold products, this time by creating a silent film. One project manager is cast aside when a power-usurping teammate takes over the task. Meanwhile, the other project manager risks everything by going against the advice of a teammate.
When tasked with creating an interactive travel expo for South Africa Tourism, the All-Stars find a former competitor now on the other side of the boardroom table. Down in numbers, one team tries to get the task done with a lame teammate, while the other team's project manager drops the reigns and their concept gets out of control.
With just six All-Stars remaining, the teams are asked to write, produce and direct a demonstrational video to highlight LG's Smart Home and Home Entertainment systems. One Project Manager's runaway concept leaves the team with little choice but to follow their leader, while the other team gets too caught up in small details.
The All-Stars are asked to design a Foxwoods Resort themed suite and host a party at the brand-new Barclays Center. One detail-oriented Project Manager gets too literal with the theme, while the other team's plan could be shut down due to bad weather.
Mr. Trump fires two contestants before the finalists are challenged to take on their biggest task yet. They must create a new flavor of Walgreens Delish brand premium ice cream, produce a promotional video, and raise money for a launch event featuring the new flavors. With six fired All-Stars returning to help them, the two finalists must rely on everything they've learned to win the ultimate prize - $250,000 for their charity and the title of All-Star Celebrity Apprentice. With time running out, one finalist can't edit their video down to time, while the other finalist has trouble finding donors for the launch event.
The finalists scramble to put the finishing touches on their charity event, enlisting the help of special guests and returning All-Stars. In the end, Donald Trump makes his final decision, live - who will be fired, and who will become the very first All-Star Celebrity Apprentice?