12 փետրվար, 2016 15:27

The Amazing Race on CBS to Feature Armenia

The Amazing RaceSeason 28 of the CBS hit show The Amazing Race premiers today. This time around, the show is charting new territory and will feature a first time visit to Yerevan, Armenia. Georgia and Columbia are also new comers to the show.

The filming of season 28 began on November 15, 2015. Eleven teams of two will race around the world, with each team featuring at least one Internet celebrity and their relatives or friends. Most of the cast have achieved prior fame through social media including You Tube, Vine, Instagram and in-between themselves have over 88 million followers.

This season will span 18 cities and 10 countries over 27,000 miles (43,000 km) in just a few weeks.

The race is split into roughly twelve legs interspersed with physical and mental challenges, and requires teams to deduce clues, navigate themselves in foreign areas, interact with locals, perform physical and mental challenges, and vie for airplane, boat, taxi, and other public transportation options on a limited budget provided by the show.

The winning team goes home with a million dollars.

The Amazing Race is a CBS original reality show, with an average of about 10 million viewers per season. Numerous international versions have been developed following the same format.