One of the most popular reality television shows today, Amazing Race features several teams that have special relationships with each other such as husband and wife, mother and daughter as well as colleagues. Each team has two participants who need to arrive to different pit stops in various countries. Participants should travel by different modes of transportation like rental cars, buses, boats and planes. Contestants can get the clue to the next pit spot after they finish the challenges given to them. Many people want to join this TV show because the prize given to the ultimate winner is $1 million.
Background of the TV Program
When is the next Amazing Race? The next Amazing Race starts at fall 2009. However, the deadline for the submission of application forms was scheduled by the show producers on the 24th day of February in 2009. Interviews for semi finalists were scheduled to be between the 20th and 29th of March. Final interviews were scheduled to be on the last week of April 2009.
Individuals who want to join the 15th season should pass the eligibility requirements set by the producers and staff of the reality TV show. In addition, it is important that participants understand significant concepts in the game such as route markers, clues as well as route information.
Participants in the race receive money at the start of the game. They will use the money for their travel and food expenses. In addition to this, they also get credit cards that they can use to get airline tickets. The currency that they get depends on the place where the race will be held. Participants can also use the money to finish some of the challenges and tasks. However, they are not allowed to use the money for their personal needs and possessions.
Other Relevant Information
The first season of Amazing Race was introduced in the United States in September 2001 by CBS. The producers of the reality show started to offer franchises of the TV program to other countries after four years. In 2005, franchises of the show like The Amazing Race Central Europe and The Amazing Race Asia were launched and televised. After two years, another TV show production company acquired a franchise of the reality program and The Amazing Race: A Corrida Milionaria was introduced. The latest franchise of the show was televised in Caribbean and Latin America on the 15th day of October in 2008.