Fired "Apprentice" contestant Troy McClain has been hired as host of a new reality series called "HomeTeam."

The syndicated reality TV show travels the United States, giving "deserving people" their first homes, producers said in a news release.

The show is being co-executive produced by Robert Scanlon.

"HomeTeam is an hour of television that exemplifies what makes America great," he said. "We get to see people come together to lend a hand for someone deserving. It's an emotional ride for the participants and viewers that elicits smiles, and tears in every episode."

Hopeful homeowners can check out more details by going the show's Web site,