Twelve teams embark on a race around the world, who will be the first to reach the final goal and win $1 million?
Race around the world for one prize? And a million dollars too? Seems to be the dream of every travel bug. And The Amazing Race could be just that, albeit with a few scattered challenges. The CBS hit series is back this year with another season filled with new destinations, faces, and even some new challenges. After 33 seasons, the series has decided to broaden its horizons and explore Europe. Season 34 begins in Germany, and contestants will face new twists outside of the United States.
Changes included removing public transport by having the cast and crew travel on a chartered jet and implementing self-driving on the remaining legs. According to CBS, the race will also hit Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Iceland and Jordan. The cast included couples Luis Colon & Michelle Burgos, Aastha Lal & Nina Duong, Glenda & Lumumba Roberts, Abby Garrett & Will Freeman, Rams cheerleaders Quinton Peron & Mattie Lynch, father & daughter Linton & Sharink Atkinson, siblings Marcus & Michael Craig and Long -Lost Twins, Emily Bushnell & Molly Sinert, Golf Buddies, Tim Mann & Rex Ryan, Ballroom Dancers, Aubrey Ares & David Hernandez, Motivational Speakers, Rich Kuo & Dom Jones and Big Brother 23-Couple, Derek Xiao & Claire Rehfuss. Only one team wins the title of the show.
When will The Amazing Race season 34 episode 1 air?
The Season 34 Episode 1 premiere of The Amazing Race will air on Thursday, September 21, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m. A 90-minute episode will air on September 28, with airtimes changed to 9:30 p.m. ET and 8:30 p.m. CT. After that, it will return to its regular timeslot starting October 5 at 10:00 PM ET 9 CT.
In addition to the episode on CBS, viewers can stream the epic racing series on streaming services such as Paramount+, DirecTV Stream, fuboTV, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling TV. Such streaming platforms include the CBS channel, and some even offer a free trial to new subscribers.
Season 34 will no doubt bring newer adventures for all participants. The race kicks off with a whitewater rafting trip in Germany as host Phil Keoghan greets the competitors. This will be the first trip outside of the United States, and season 34 of The Amazing Race kicks off in Germany with a fun adventure. Keoghan updates teams on all the new twists and turns racing outside the US brings. No non-elimination legs at all for the first time. And also a brand new twist called The Scramble. Any team can complete the three challenges this season in any order.
Season 34 of The Amazing Race certainly looks like it’s going to be a chaotic season based on the events of its premiere. Fans are definitely wondering about all the twists and turns the teams will face and what their next steps will be to avoid the challenges. Are teams ranked by perceived difficulty? Or will they choose to base their decisions on geography? How will they choose their next targets and complete all three challenges? Watch the season 34 premiere of The Amazing Race to find out.
Season 34, Episode 1 of The Amazing Race will air Thursday, September 21, 2022 at 10:00 p.m. ET 9:00 p.m.