Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Premiere Date Revealed (Exclusive)

The Governator takes over from the GOP presidential candidate to host Season 8

Last Updated: June 8, 2016 @ 3:45 PM

NBC famously has a new “Celebrity Apprentice” host, and now the highly-anticipated rebooted version’s got a premiere date and time.

Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s tenure will officially kick off Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 at 8/7c on NBC, network reality boss Paul Telegdy told TheWrap exclusively. So, Happy New Year, everyone!

The eighth season will be marked by a move to Los Angeles, 3,000 miles away from former face or the series Donald Trump’s New York City home.

As previously announced, below is the full cast for this season. Advisors in the Boardroom this time around will include Warren Buffett, Steve Ballmer, Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba and Arnie’s nephew, Patrick Knapp Schwarzenegger.

Laila Ali – the retired four-time boxing world champion and two-time hall of famer, TV host, author, health and wellness expert and daughter of late boxing legend Muhammad Ali

Brooke Burke-Charvet – actress, host, entrepreneur, fitness expert and CEO of ModernMom.com

Eric Dickerson – Pro Football Hall of Fame running back who played for the Los Angeles Rams, Indianapolis Colts, Los Angeles Raiders and Atlanta Falcons

Boy George – Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, lead vocalist for the pop band Culture Club, international DJ and a coach on the U.K. version of “The Voice,” as well as a top fashion designer and photographer

Matt Iseman – “American Ninja Warrior” host, comedian, actor and licensed physician

Carrie Keagan – actress, producer, writer, entrepreneur and the former host of VH1’s Emmy Award-winning live morning talk show “Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan”

Carson Kressley – Emmy Award-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, as well as a successful horse show exhibitor who owns Saddlebred horses

Lisa Leslie – Naismith Hall of Famer, four-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA champion who earned an MBA

Jon Lovitz – comedian, film and television star and former “Saturday Night Live” cast member

Vince Neil – lead vocalist for the heavy metal band Mötley Crüe, as well as eclectic businessman with interests in liquor, bars, restaurants, tattoo parlors along with clothing and retail

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi - reality television star and New York Times best-selling author

Kyle Richards – actress, star of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” and a philanthropist who owns an innovative boutique concept in Beverly Hills

Chael Sonnen – former UFC standout and mixed martial artist

Porsha Williams – co-host of nationally syndicated “Dish Nation,” star of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and entrepreneur

Ricky Williams – Heisman Trophy winner for the University of Texas, 2015 College Football Hall of Fame inductee and ESPN sports analyst who was a running back for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints and Baltimore Ravens

Carnie Wilson – singer, television host and member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips