Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart is set to joined by her daughter ALEXIS for her upcoming version of The Apprentice.

Alexis and chairman of the board CHARLES KOPPELMAN "are a dynamic duo with me in the conference room", says Martha.

She adds, "No one knows me better than Alexis and she understands my way of conducting business and dealing with people. Charles brings the expertise of a legendary entrepreneur to the conference room each week."

Last week (ends19AUG05), US TV network NBC announced the 16 hopefuls who will compete to work for the domestic mogul. The 10 women and six men range in age from 22 to 42.

THE APPRENTICE: MARTHA STEWART is a spin-off of property tycoon Donald Trump's reality show, will debut in the US on 12 September (05).