CBS to debut 'The Amazing Race's seventeenth edition September 26
By Reality TV World staff, 07/22/2010
CBS has announced The Amazing Race's seventeenth edition will premiere with a special 90-minute broadcast on Sunday, September 26 at 8:30PM ET/PT.
Beginning October 3, The Amazing Race settle into its normal Sundays at 8PM ET/PT time period, where it will be followed by the second-season episodes of Undercover Boss at 9PM ET/PT (due to The Amazing Race's 90-minute debut, Undercover Boss' second season will premiere at 10PM ET/PT on September 26).
CBS hasn't released any additional details about the seventeenth edition yet, however filming has already completed and the Race began in Gloucester, MA in late May.
Local eyewitnesses spotted the teams boarding local fishing boats that took them across the small seaport's harbor. Once there, The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan began the Race and the teams scrambled to drive themselves to Logan International Airport in Boston, where they boarded flights to England.
In addition to The Amazing Race's seventeenth-season debut, CBS also announced Survivor: Nicaragua -- Survivor's 21st edition -- will premiere on Wednesday, September 15 at 8PM ET/PT.
As it has for the last nine years, Survivor's premiere will mark the debut of CBS' new fall schedule. The rest of the network's schedule won't begin premiering until Monday, September 20, the formal start of the 2010-2011 television season.
CBS had renewedThe Amazing Race for its seventeenth season in January and announced the show's fall broadcast in May.