I thought I was excited about Celebrity Apprentice with Chuck Lidell last year.  But holy. freakin. potatoes.  I love this show.  Or maybe I don’t.  I do know that I recorded it in HD and watched it immediately.  Maybe that’s because Chriso may or may not want to watch  it later on.  If he does, I won’t delete it right away.

But this season of Celebrity Apprentice intrigued me because of Sharon Osbourne.  I think I’m in love with the old hag.  I certainly love watching her on television since way back when her, Ozzy and the kids did their own reality tv show, and if I could stomach watching America’s Got Talent,  I would certainly love watching that also.

The first challenge of the season always seems to be about getting your contacts in the area to donate big bucks.  This time, the scenario was a local diner/burger joint, and as always, it was men vs women.

Anyone care for a spoiler alert?  Of course, you’d LOVE one.  Joan Rivers made a cameo on behalf of Donald Trump to decide which team she like better, which happened to be the women’s team.  However, Joan’s influence did not help them, and they lost their first challenge.  And who got fired?  Carol.  The resident comedian and writer was thrown under the bus but almost everyone.

Except Cyndi Lauper.  Who clearly doesn’t have a mean bone in her body because she utterly refused to choose someone to fire, even under the duress of Donald Trump.  She even had a genuine look of sadness when Carol was fired.  She is naive, but she’s a pop star.  I’m not sure if either of those things will help her or hurt her.

What I do know is that I will be recording the series and watching until Sharon Osbourne gets fired or wins the whole show.  Which ever comes first.  Or until Chriso tells me I’m crazy to be watching this crap in HD when such a show could be watched and recorded in standard definition and still be just fine.

Among the other celebrities were Holly Robinson Pete, whom I found utterly annoying, and the type to not want to get her hands dirty.  Then there were the Victoria’s Secret Model and the WWE superstar, whose names I cannot remember for the life of me.  But I don’t think that’s a bad thing.

But for the men’s team, the heavy hitters were just as plentiful.  Sinbad, Brett Michaels, and Daryl Strawberry to start.  Then some British celebrity chef, the former governor senator man place highly in politics and was stomped down due to conspiracy in Illionois and some other guy.  Yup.  Heavy hitters indeed.

Yeah, I’ll catch a few more episodes, and make my decisions later.