The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people race around the world in competition with other teams.
First episode date: 2001
Creators: Elise Doganieri, Bertram van Munster, Evan Weinstein
Stars: Phil Keoghan, Jet McCoy, Cord McCoy
Genre:Action, Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV
“The Amazing Race” is an adventure reality show hosted by Phil Keoghan that pits 10, 11, or 12 teams of 2 or 4 people against each other in a race around the world for approximately 40 days. In a leg, they go to destinations where they will complete a roadblock, a task where 1 person completes (Season 1-7) or 2 people (Season 8), a detour, where you have to decide between two tasks that are usually opposite of each other, and a miscellaneous task. After they complete all these tasks, they will be directed to go to a Pit stop where they will have a 24 hour rest period where they will be able to eat, drink, sleep, and mingle with other teams. The last team to check into the Pit Stop usually is eliminated, but sometimes there is a non-elimination leg in which no one is eliminated. After all teams are eliminated except for 3, these three race to the finish line where the winning team wins 1 million dollars.