The Amazing Race 12 Begins November 4

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last season I live blogged a lot of TV, but not just any TV, The Amazing Race. I love adventure races, travel and the challenges that teams face in this Emmy Award-winning reality series. It’s coming back this Sunday for season 12 after a bought with the All Star teams last season.

The new Race wasn’t due to kick off until January but will now launch during November sweeps.

To prep viewers for the rapidly approaching Nov. 4 debut, the network on Wednesday unveiled the 11 new globetrotting pairings to compete in the round-the-world series, including the show’s first lesbian team. This year’s tandems also include a Goth couple and a grandpa/grandson pairing. [E!Online]

After doing the uber-local version of the Race with my sister you gotta hand it to these contestants, it’s no small task.

This year the Race spans the globe from Ireland to Croatia and sets new Race Teams on an adventure of a lifetime. Traveling more than 50,000 miles and crossing multiple continents in 28 days, the Teams are in a fierce race to the finish for a shot at the million dollar prize. [CBS]

I will be once again covering the race via blog comments, summaries and recaps. I don’t usually talk a lot of TV on the blog but I’ll be reserving Sunday nights for TAR. Stay tuned.

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6 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. MJ AnkenmanTuesday, October 30th, 2007 — 8:23am PDT

    I am with you Rebecca. We are big Amazing Race fans too. Sunday nights are now reserved. Looking forward to your comments.

  2. JenniferTuesday, October 30th, 2007 — 11:18am PDT

    Yay! I LOVE Amazing Race! I’m so excited that it’s starting again! I’m a total nerd, wannabe contestant, hehe. It’s a Sunday night tradition, I go out to the burbs and watch it with the family every week.

    I’m also looking forward to your comments once the race is underway!

  3. Mort-yTuesday, October 30th, 2007 — 12:11pm PDT

    Aren’t you the one that sent your pregnant team-mate into a crazy corn maze during the previous race in Surrey on the hottest day of the year with no water and no cell phone?

  4. ScottThursday, November 1st, 2007 — 10:55am PDT

    I just picked my team. Got it at fafarazzi.com. Totally free and cool.
    Just with Phil would lay off the burritos 🙂

  5. Miss604’s Canuck Life :: A Vancouver Blog » Blog Archive » The Amazing Race 12 Blog – Episode 1Sunday, November 4th, 2007 — 9:09pm PST

    […] Now that it’s almost time for the ‘pacific coast’ broadcast, I’m getting pretty pumped. I’m going to semi live blog the premiere of season 12 since I’m already nestled on the […]

  6. Kali SheinbergWednesday, April 7th, 2010 — 8:44pm PDT

    Howdy! I like your website but I’m having trouble getting it to show properly in the K browser. You might want to recheck your css stylesheet. Peace out! 🙂

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