The Amazing Race

June 2015

THE AMAZING RACE

THE AMAZING RACE is a multi-Emmy Award-winning reality series hosted by Emmy Award-nominated host Phil Keoghan. This season, 11 teams embark from Venice Beach, California on a trek around the world.  At every destination, each team must compete in a series of challenges, some mental and some physical, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn of their next location.  Teams who are the farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning THE AMAZING RACE and the $1 million prize.

The 27th season of THE AMAZING RACE premieres Friday, Sept. 25 on the CBS Television Network.  

ON AIR:    Fridays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

ORIGINAL SERIES PREMIERE: Sept. 5, 2001

HOSTED BY:    Phil Keoghan

PRODUCED BY: Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc. in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS:  Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo

CO-CREATORS:   Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri

Photos are available on www.cbspressexpress.com

Website: www.cbs.com/primetime/amazing_race/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/amazingrace

The Amazing Race Twitter: www.twitter.com/amazingrace_cbs

The Amazing Race Instagram: @theamazingrace_cbs

CBS Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/CBSTweet

Phil Keoghan: https://twitter.com/PhilKeoghan

Bertram Van Munster: https://twitter.com/BvMProfilesTV

Elise Doganieri: https://twitter.com/EliseDoganieri

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Press Contacts:  

Mallory Mason  818-655-1596  mallory.mason@cbs.com 

Christine Park   818-655-1597  christine.park@cbs.com

Photo Contacts:  

Amanda Beane  818-655-1545  amanda.beane@cbs.com 

Kathleen Prutting  212-975-8533   Kprutting@cbs.com