(CBS) – “The Amazing Race” begins its historic 33rdrd tour around the world as 11 new teams take off from their homes and travel to their first destination, London, England, at the special two-hour season premiere of “The Amazing Race” on Wednesday, January 5 (08: 00-10: 00) PM, ET / PT) on CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount +. The historic season began filming in February 2020, but after three legs was forced to stop production due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over a year and a half later and the longest pit stop in the show’s history, The Amazing Race resumed and finished production in the fall. Phil Keoghan is the host.
The following are the teams competing in the upcoming season of “The Amazing Race”:
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Akbar Cook Sr. (45) and Sheridan Cook (44)
Married teachers from Martinsville, NJ
See: Meet Akbar and Sheridan
Anthony Sadler (29) and Spencer Stone (29)
Childhood friends from Sacramento, California.
See: Meet Anthony and Spencer
Arun Kumar (56) and Natalia Kumar (28)
Father and daughter from Detroit, Mich.
See: Meet Arun and Natalia
Caro Viehweg (23) and Ray Gantt (25)
Dating from Los Angeles and Toms River, NJ respectively.
See: Meet Caro and Ray
Connie (37) and Sam (39) Greiner
Married couple from Charlotte, NC
See: Meet Connie and Greiner
Kim (45) and Penn (47) Holderness
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Internet personalities from Raleigh, NC
See: Meet Kim and Penn
Marianela “Lulu” (37) and Marissa “Lala” (37) Gonzalez
Twins and radio hosts from North Bergen, NJ
See: Meet Lulu and Lala
Michael Norwood (36) and Armonde “Moe” Badger (42)
Singing police officers from Buffalo, NY
See: Meet Michael and Moe
Raquel Moore (31) and Cayla Platt (30)
Stewardesses from Chicago, Ill., Respectively. and Gulf Breeze, Fla ..
See: Meet Raquel and Cayla
Ryan Ferguson (37) and Dusty Harris (38)
Best friends of Columbia, Mo.
See: Meet Ryan and Dusty
Taylor Green-Jones (38) and Isaiah Green-Jones (31)
YouTube sensations from Portland, Ore.
See: Meet Taylor and Isaiah
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“The Amazing Race” sends 11 teams on a hike around the world. Each team consists of two people who have an already existing relationship with each other. At each destination, each team competes in a series of challenges – some mental and some physical – and once the tasks are completed, they learn their next destination. The teams that are furthest behind will be gradually eliminated as the competition progresses, with the first team arriving at the final destination winning at least $ 1 million.