'The Amazing Race' is coming to M-Net

'Amazing Race' host Phil Keoghan. (Getty Images)
'Amazing Race' host Phil Keoghan. (Getty Images)

Cape Town – M-Net (DStv 101) has scooped up the broadcasting licensing rights to the reality competition show, The Amazing Race.

The 30th season that will start on Sunday 14 July at 18:00.

The long-running and hugely popular American reality series used to be broadcast on SABC3 but in a highly-erratic schedule.

The 27th season ended on SABC3 in January this year, but the SABC is likely to continue on its own schedule of broadcasting earlier seasons.  

The 31st season is currently being shown in the United States on the CBS network.

The 8-episode 30th season will again feature 11 teams of two visiting countries ranging from Zimbabwe and Thailand to Hong Kong, China, Morocco, France and Belgium to Iceland and Bahrain.

The teams include engaged lifeguards, goat yoga moms, IndyCar drivers, professional skiers, dating debaters, dating gay violinists, dating reality stars, twins, competitive eaters, former NBA players, models and IndyCar drivers.


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