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The Ticker: Apprentice, Warren, Green…

> “The Apprentice UK” makes its U.S. debut next Monday on CNBC at 9pmET. Sir Alan Sugar plays the Donald Trump role. The program airs every Monday night until November 10.

> Fresh off hosting the triple-cabler simulcast of the Saddleback Forum, Rick Warren pulls double duty at 9pmET tonight. He’ll start on FNC’s Hannity & Colmes and continue to CNN’s Larry King Live.

> We’ve heard that ‘Green is Universal’ — but it’s hot in Beijing. WTHR (the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis) reports the outdoor NBC set is kept air conditioned, and apparently it’s not even enough. “The first couple of nights even with the air conditioning it was steamy in here,” said Matt Lauer. “It’s been overcast some days, takes the temperature down. We call it fog smog.”

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