The Amazing Race 14 is backFebruary 16th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Amazing Race is an American reality game show with multiple Prime time Emmy Award-winning in which teams of two or four race around the world against other teams, with the first-place team winning $1,000,000.
As the original version of the Amazing Race franchise, the CBS program has been running since 2001 and has completed thirteen seasons, with the thirteenth ending on December 7, 2008. The series has won all six of the Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program awarded since the category was created in 2003. Although it has had several prime time time slots, the program has averaged about 10 million viewers per season.
The show - created by Elise Doganieri and Bertram van Munster, along with Jonathan Littman (executive producers). The show is produced by Earthview Inc. , Bruckheimer Television for CBS Paramount Television and ABC Studios. The series is hosted by veteran New Zealand television personality, Phil Keoghan.
The Amazing Race 14 features 11 teams of two, with a pre-existing relationship, in a race around the world. The series premiered on February 15, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT It airs on Sunday nights.
The contestants are :
1. Margie & Luke - Mother and Son
2. Tammy & Victor - Siblings / Lawyers
3. Mark & Michael - Brothers / Stuntmen
4. Mel & Mike - Father / Son
5. Amanda & Kris - Dating
6. Brad & Victoria - Married
7. Jaime & Cara - Former NFL Cheerleaders
8. Kisha & Jen - Sisters
9. Steve & Linda - Married
10. Christie & Jodi - Flight Attendants
11. Preston & Jennifer - Dating
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