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"Amazing Race" to Race Again

If one positive programming-related development comes out of the networks' sudden and terrifying need for mass quantities of reality TV, this is it.

CBS has quickly ordered another season--the series' 13th--of reality stalwart The Amazing Race, a series many had written off after it failed to find a place earlier this year on the network's fall schedule.

The Tiffany Network had originally intended to hold Season Twelve of The Amazing Race until sometime in 2008 but, after the swift and justified guillotining of musical-drama Viva Laughlin, went ahead and gave that timeslot back to TAR.

The strategy has paid off as Amazing Race has racked up its best ratings since 2005 and CBS' decision to quickly pick it up for another season makes me believe we'll be seeing another edition of the Phil Keoghan-hosted series before the 2007-08 season is out. (According to Reality Blurred, casting on the 13th season is already complete.)

Let's just hope it's not another Family Edition or similar.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hooray!
That picture is (P)hilarious!

Happy news! This season has been great and I'm already looking forward to the next one!
Anonymous said…
Awesome news!

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