Watch NCFL conference speaker Marlee Matlin on tonight’s Celebrity Apprentice premiere

Tonight at 9 p.m. EDT, Marlee Matlin – one of the general session speakers for the 20th National Conference on Family Literacy – returns to television as one of 16 contestants in the fourth season of  Celebrity Apprentice on NBC.

Marlee’s fellow candidates in the 11th season of the series include Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, David Cassidy, Hope Dworacyk, Richard Hatch, LaToya Jackson, Star Jones, NeNe Leakes, Lil Jon, Mark McGrath, Meat Loaf, John Rich, Lisa Rinna, Niki Taylor and Dionne Warwick.

In addition to bragging rights and the title of “Celebrity Apprentice,” the winner will also receive a $250,000 check for the charity of his or her choice. Marlee is playing for the Starkey Hearing Foundation to help bring hearing aids to children and adults in third-world countries.