Channel 9’s website nineMSN has made a major stuff-up by announcing the winner of The Celebrity Apprentice this morning before the show airs tonight.
Former record exec Ian ‘Dicko’ Dickson and model Nathan Jolliffe were the final two contestants in the Australian version of the show.
A video at the nineMSN website features host Mark Bouris announcing the winner. “It was a difficult decision and the decision was made on a number of factors. But in short, in 2012 the Celebrity Apprentice is (Noise11.com has the winner’s name here).
The video posted today at nineMSN was titled ‘Celebrity Apprentice: ***** wins”. It was meant to be uploaded after the show aired tonight.
The nineMSN blunder has meant the secret was out 12 hours before the show was scheduled to air at 8pm this evening.
Channel 9 has since taken down the video that had only 100 views when the mistake was discovered.