CBS has formally announced the identities of the 11 teams who will be competing on The Amazing Race's 27th season this fall.

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The upcoming edition, which began filming in Venice Beach, CA, on Monday, will feature all new teams and air on Friday nights from 8-9PM ET/PT beginning September 25.

After the teams -- who all have a pre-existing relationship, unlike last season's "dating couples" and "blind dates" theme -- complete their first challenge, they'll head off to Rio de Janeiro.

The teams will embark on a trek around the world, and at every destination, take on mental or physical tasks. Once a challenge is completed, they'll receive a clue to their next destination. Last-place teams will be eliminated along the way until only one team remains. The winning couple to cross the finish line in first place will receive the $1 million grand prize.

Phil Keoghan will reprise his role as host. Additional details about the new season will be released at a later date.

Below is a list of the 11 teams who will be competing on The Amazing Race's upcoming 27th season:



- Ernest Phillips and Jin Lao (Brothers from Boston, MA)

- Denise Williams and James Earl Corley (Mother and son from Prattville, AL)

- Cindy and Rick Chac (Newlyweds from San Diego, CA)

- Alex Manard and Adam Dingeman (Cousins from Chicago, IL, and Des Moines, IA, respectively)

- Justin Scheman and Diana Bishop (Engaged couple from Philadelphia, PA)

- Jazmine Lewis and Danielle Littleton (Athletes from Los Angeles, CA)

- Tanner Kloven and Josh Ahern (Best friends from Dallas, TX)

- Kelly Berning and Shevonne Sullivan (TMZ editor and post production supervisor, respectively, from Los Angeles, CA)

- Kelsey Gerckens and Joey Buttitta (Dating news anchors from Santa Barbara, CA)

- Logan Fazio and Chris Gordon (Dating paparazzi from Miami Beach, FL)

- Tiffany Chantell Torres and Krista DeBono (Friends from Hoboken, NJ, and Staten Island, NY, respectively)