Alan Sugar's U.K. 'Apprentice' role in question due to new "tzar" job
UPI News Service, 06/07/2009
The BBC says it is attempting to determine if British businessman Alan Sugar will return to star in the hit British TV series, "The Apprentice."
The Sunday Telegraph reported the British broadcaster was considering Sugar's continued involvement in the reality competition after the successful entrepreneur was tabbed to be the enterprise tzar for the government.
"Sir Alan is in discussions with us about his plans and has assured us that he is determined not to do anything that would jeopardize his work at the BBC, which is something he values greatly," an unidentified BBC spokesman said.