The Amazing Race - Returns to CTV November 4!!

Top 10 Stalwart The Amazing Race Returns to CTV Nov. 4

– Dating Goths and Married Lesbian Episcopal Clergy women are two of the eleven new teams racing for the million in 12th edition of CTV hit series –

The five-time Emmy Award-winning series The Amazing Race jets back into CTV’s primetime schedule Sundays at 8 pm ET beginning Nov. 4. A perennial viewer favourite and a Top 10 series for CTV, The Amazing Race follows diverse teams competing in a race around the world, in hopes of winning a one million dollar prize.

With an average audience of more than 2 million viewers in its most recent season on CTV, The Amazing Race joins an enviable Sunday night line-up on CTV filled with investigations, adventure travel, naughty housewives and quirky crimes. The night begins at 7 p.m. with Cold Case, followed by The Amazing Race at 8 p.m., Desperate Housewives at 9 p.m. and Law and Order: Criminal Intent at 10 p.m. (all times ET; visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

**Media Note** – Download photography of the newest competitors for The Amazing Race at www.ctvmedia.ca.

With Phil Keoghan returning as host, the twelfth instalment of The Amazing Race spans 50,000 miles and covers five new countries including Ireland, Lithuania and Croatia.

“If there ever was a season that I consider one of the best, it’s this one,” said Bertram van Munster,” executive producer, director and co-creator of The Amazing Race. “It’s insanely funny, fast-paced and dramatic all at once. Teams are in hot pursuit of one another at every location and its reality television at its nail-biting best.”

Introducing the 11 new diverse teams of the twelfth instalment of The Amazing Race:

· Marianna and Julia Ruiz, sisters originally from Miami and now residing in Los Angeles, are ready to become the first all-female team to win the Race.

· Kynt Cothron and Vyxsin Fiala, dating goths from Louisville, KY., are eager to represent the “goth” community around the world.

· Ronald and Christina Hsu, a father/daughter team from Tacoma, WA., are hoping the Race will give them the opportunity to make up for lost time.

· Nicolas Fulks and Donald Jerousek, a grandson/grandfather team from Chicago and Elkhorn, WI respectively, are looking to the Race to forge lifelong memories with each other.

· Ari Bonias and Staella Gianakakos, best friends from Long Beach, CA and Fountain Valley, CA respectively, are a fun-loving team who is hoping their laid-back approach to the Race will result in the $1 million prize.

· Jennifer Parker and Nathan Hagstrom, dating teammates from Huntington Beach, CA, are super competitive and eager to set off on the adventure of a lifetime.

· Lorena Segura and Jason Widener, dating teammates from Sherman Oaks, CA, are hoping the Race will help them decide once and for all if they are meant to be together.

· Shana Wall and Jennifer McCall, friends from Los Angeles are ready to do whatever it takes to become the first all-female to win the $ 1 million prize.

· Kate Lewis and Pat Hendrickson, married ministers from Thousand Oaks, CA are a pair of lesbian Episcopal clergy who are eager for the adventure of a lifetime.

· Azaria and Hendekea Azene, a brother/sister team from New Orleans, LA and Torrance, CA respectively, have all the intelligence, wit and skill to the win the Race – if they can only handle their personality differences.

· TK Erwin and Rachel Rosales, a newly dating team from Huntington Beach, CA, are hoping to put their new relationship to the test while enduring the rigors of the Race.

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  • Scott

    I think the Amazing Race needs to change their format for in-game Detours. Each detour should have three options instead of two, since up until this point, all the detours have focused on completing either a “fast-and-risky” objective or a “slow-and-unrisky” objective. It shouldn’t be so obvious which detour option will take a longer or shorter amount of time.