'The Amazing Race' Season 33: 5 things to know about CBS show
'The Amazing Race' is a popular reality game show, and has a total of 11 teams in pairs as contestants. The race is split in several legs, where teams are tasked to decode clues, navigate new areas, and so on. Throughout the race, the teams travel by all modes of transportation to get to their destinations.
One after another, teams are eliminated after each challenge, until only the final three remain. The very first team to reach the finish line is awarded the grand cash prize of a whopping $1 million! The famous CBS competition series celebrates 20 years, with its 33rd season this year. In these 32 trips all over the world, a total of 600 contestants have traveled more than a million miles, and that too, to about 90 countries!
When does 'The Amazing Race' release and where can you watch it?
Season 33 of 'The Amazing Race' releases with a 2-hour premiere on January 5, 2022, and can be watched on CBS.
What is 'The Amazing Race' all about?
The official synopsis reads: "Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to 'amazing' locations".
Who stars in the reality show?
Akbar Cook Sr and Sheridan Cook
Akbar and Sheridan Cook are married educators, hailing from Martinsville, New Jersey. Akbar is an exceptional teacher as well as a basketball coach at his school and connects with children of all ages.
Akbar and Sheridan met in high school as young basketball players, and have been married for almost 17 years. The couple is blessed with three beautiful children. Akbar’s wife, Sheri, is also a teacher like him and has helped him in all his endeavors.
The rest of the contestants include Anthony Sadler and Spencer Stone, Arun Kumar and Natalia Kumar, Caro Viehweg and Ray Gantt, Connie and Sam Greiner, Kim and Penn Holderness, Marianela “Lulu” and Marissa “Lala” Gonzalez, Michael Norwood and Armonde “Moe” Badger, Raquel Moore and Cayla Platt, Ryan Ferguson and Dusty Harris, and Taylor Green-Jones and Isaiah Green-Jones.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo, and Phil Keoghan are the executive producers.