The Amazing Race Premieres Sept. 26

The Amazing Race has long been one of my favorite shows on television. It’s hard not to be a fan if you love travel.

The Amazing Race, winner of 10 Emmy awards will be airing its 25th edition on a new night starting  Friday September 26. The show will feature 11 teams.

This season the race will introduce a new twist. According to CBS.com there will be a new game-changing element- The Save. The team that finishes first in the premiere episode will be awarded “The Save”, which they can use to rescue themselves if they come in last on a leg and face elimination”.

During the season teams will visit 8 countries and 20 cities. This will be the first time the show will visit St Thomas, Malta and the Shetland Islands in Scotland.

Here are the teams:

  • Adam & Bethany- A husband and wife team with Bethany being a professional surfer
  • Brooke & Robbie- A boyfriend/ girlfriend team of professional wrestlers
  • Dennis & Isabelle- A boyfriend/ girlfriend team featuring an accountant and a model
  • Keith & Whitney- Engaged team featuring a singer/ songwriter and energy advisor
  • Kym & Alli- Friends- one a personal trainer, the other a Soul Cycle instructor
  • Lisa & Michelle- Real estate agent sisters
  • Maya & Amy- PhD Students who are lab mates and friends
  • Michael & Scott- Friends who are both firefighters
  • Misti & Jim- Married dentist & orthodontist
  • Shelley & Nici- A mother & daughter team who are flight attendants
  • Tim & Te Jay- Dating team featuring a flight attendant and server/ female impersonator

While its hard to pick a team to cheer for before seeing what they’re like during the competition, I’ll do a couple of pre-show selections on who I’d like to see win.

I’d like to see the team of firefighters, Michael and Scott or the team of flight attendants, Shelley & Nici come out on top. My thoughts on this are likely to change once we get to know the teams throughout the season.

Are you a fan of The Amazing Race? Which team would you like to see win the show based on these brief descriptions?

Find out more about the upcoming season of The Amazing Race HERE.

Don’t forget to tune in to CBS on Friday, September 26 to catch the premiere episode!

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