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Toronto, ON (Dec. 2, 2012) – Getready for the race of a lifetime, Canada. In an exclusive on-air message to Canadiansduring tonight’s episode of THE AMAZING RACE, host Phil Keoghan announced onbehalf of CTV that the network has ordered THEAMAZING RACE CANADA, a Canadian-produced, complementary version of thehit international series. CTV has licensed the Canadian format rights fromDisney-ABC Domestic Television and has selected Insight Productions to producethe series in Canada, with the support of Bertram van Munster and EliseDoganieri’s Profiles Television.
Casting, the host, and other show details for #RaceCDA will be announced inthe coming months at www.CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada.Fans are encouraged to follow @AmazingRaceCDA and stay tuned to the CTV Facebook page.
Set to anchor CTV’s Summer 2013 schedule, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA will provide a uniquelyCanadian take on the original series, with competitors discovering the worldwithin the borders of Canada. Though the series' specific destinations won't berevealed until it airs, Canada offers divergent topography and disparatelocales that are bound to add to the excitement and complexity of the show andits challenges, from Vancouver Island’s tropical rainforest, Alberta’s parchedBadlands, the peaks of the Rockies, and the barren tundra of the Great WhiteNorth, to the Boreal forests of Ontario and Quebec, the sea-faring ports of theMaritimes, the fjords of Newfoundland, and the teeming metropolises andundiscovered towns in between.