or


[02/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Unveils the Identities of the 11 Couples Competing in 'The Amazing Race 7'

[via press release from CBS]

CBS UNVEILS THE IDENTITIES OF THE 11 COUPLES COMPETING IN "THE AMAZING RACE 7"

Seventh Installment of the Emmy Award-Winning Series Begins With A Special Two-Hour Premiere on Tuesday, March 1, 9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT

The Amazing Race 7 Moves To Its Regular Tuesday, 9:00-10:00 PM Time Period Beginning March 8

CBS today announced the identities of the 11 couples set to compete in THE AMAZING RACE 7. The Emmy Award-winning reality adventure series pits teams against one another in a race around the world for a $1 million prize. THE AMAZING RACE will begin with a special two-hour premiere on Tuesday, March 1 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

THE AMAZING RACE 7 will be broadcast regularly on Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning March 8.

THE AMAZING RACE has won two consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Reality Program.

Following are the 11 teams, listed in no particular order:

Name: RAY HOUSTEAU
Occupation: Stockbroker
Age: 44
Hometown: Canfield, Ohio

Name: DEANA SHANE
Occupation: Marketing & Promotions
Age: 27
Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio

Relationship: DATING ON AND OFF

Name: DEBBIE CLOYED
Occupation: Photographer
Age: 25
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.

Name: BIANCA SMITH
Occupation: High School Teacher
Age: 26
Hometown: Woodbridge, Va.

Relationship: LIFELONG FRIENDS

Name: LYNN WARREN
Occupation: Executive Assistant
Age: 30
Hometown: West Hollywood, Calif.

Name: ALEX ALI
Occupation: Executive Assistant
Age: 22
Hometown: West Hollywood, Calif.

Relationship: BOYFRIENDS

Name: UCHENNA AGU
Occupation: Energy Broker
Age: 40
Hometown: Houston

Name: JOYCE AGU
Occupation: Sales Manager
Age: 44
Hometown: Houston

Relationship: MARRIED

Name: RON YOUNG
Occupation: Motivational Speaker (former Iraq War POW)
Age: 28
Hometown: Villa Rica, Ga.

Name: KELLY MCCORKLE
Occupation: Legislative Correspondent (former Miss South Carolina)
Age: 26
Hometown: Greenville, S.C.

Relationship: DATING

Name: RYAN PHILLIPS
Occupation: General Contractor
Age: 31
Hometown: Landrum, S.C.

Name: CHUCK HORTON
Occupation: Sales
Age: 32
Hometown: Inman, S.C.

Relationship: BEST FRIENDS

Name: ROB MARIANO
Occupation: Runner-up, �Survivor: All-Stars�
Age: 29
Hometown: Canton, Mass.

Name: AMBER BRKICH
Occupation: Winner, �Survivor: All-Stars�
Age: 26
Hometown: Beaver, Penn.

Relationship: ENGAGED

Name: MEREDITH SMITH
Occupation: Retired Executive
Age: 69
Hometown: Easton, Md.

Name: GRETCHEN SMITH
Occupation: Retired Flight Attendant and Registered Nurse
Age: 66
Hometown: Easton, Md.

Relationship: GRANDPARENTS

Name: MEGAN BAKER
Occupation: Fashion Designer
Age: 26
Hometown: Oak Park, Calif.

Name: HEIDI HEIDEL
Occupation: Stay at Home Mom
Age: 31
Hometown: Oak Park, Calif.

Relationship: ROOMMATES

Name: SUSAN VAUGHN
Occupation: Director for Judicial Affairs, Miami University
Age: 54
Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio

Name: PATRICK VAUGHN
Occupation: Writer
Age: 26
Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio (currently living in Hollywood, Calif.)

Relationship: MOTHER/SON

Name: BRIAN SMITH
Occupation: Bartender/Actor
Age: 27
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.

Name: GREG SMITH
Occupation: Bouncer
Age: 24
Hometown: Santa Monica, Calif.

Relationship: BROTHERS

THE AMAZING RACE 7 will send 11 teams -- each comprised of two people who have a pre-existing relationship with one another -- on a trek around the world for approximately 30 days. At every destination, each couple will have to compete in a series of challenges -- some mental and some physical -- and only when the tasks have been completed will they learn their next destination. Couples who are farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning $1 million.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman and Hayma Screech Washington are the executive producers for Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc. in association with Touchstone Television and Amazing Race Productions. Amy Chacon and Evan Weinstein are co-executive producers. THE AMAZING RACE was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.

For more information on THE AMAZING RACE 7 and the new 11 couples log on to www.cbs.com.





  [february 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)









[05/26/15 - 03:37 PM]
"Texas Rising" Ropes in 4.1 Million Viewers
History spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/26/15 - 02:24 PM]
Western Conference Finals Game 4 on ESPN is Most-Watched Game of 2015 NBA Playoffs
ESPN further spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/26/15 - 01:27 PM]
Award-Winning "What Would You Do?" Returns - New Shows Begin Airing Friday, May 29 at 9:00 P.M. on ABC
This season, the show travels to San Antonio, Texas, John Quiñones' hometown, with surprising scenario outcomes that will be featured on an upcoming hour.

[05/26/15 - 01:18 PM]
ABC Family's "Young & Hungry" Hits a New Series High in Adults 18-34 and Season Highs in Other Key Demos
ABC Family further spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[05/26/15 - 01:09 PM]
OWN's Hit Tyler Perry Drama "The Haves and the Have Nots" and Popular Sitcom "Love Thy Neighbor" Return with All-New Episodes This June
Said efforts return on Tuesday, June 30 and Friday, June 26, respectively.

[05/26/15 - 12:48 PM]
espnW to Premiere Documentary Series Highlighting Elite Female Athletes - espnW Originals: What Makes Us
The series is produced in collaboration with the sibling directing team, the Mundo Sisters, who previously directed the popular espnW Original Nine for IX Short: Rowdy Ronda Rousey.

[05/26/15 - 12:41 PM]
Women's College World Series: Top 8 National Seeds Compete; ESPN Televises for 15th Consecutive Year
The eight teams will play in a double-elimination tournament (May 28-31) in which two teams will advance to a best-of-three Women's College World Series Championship Series (June 1-3).

[05/26/15 - 12:38 PM]
Adult Swim Presents "The Virtual Brainload" in Partnership with WEVR
Previously only available as an in-person experiential activation with the Meatwad Fulldome Experience, The Virtual Brainload meets fans where they are with a dazzling animated presentation that gives a special glimpse of the backside of reality.

[05/26/15 - 12:30 PM]
The Second Season of the Acclaimed Showtime(R) Series "Ray Donovan" Starring Liev Schreiber Is on Sale Now
Season three will premiere on Sunday, July 12 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[05/26/15 - 12:02 PM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Critics' Choice Television Awards Most Exciting New Series Honorees and Presenters
The honorees were chosen by BTJA members from pilots, early episodes and trailers from series premiering after May 1.

[05/26/15 - 11:28 AM]
E! Cashes in on the Outrageous Lifestyles of Newly Minted Millionaires with Premiere of "New Money"
The newcomer will premiere Friday, May 29 at 10:30/9:30c following "The Soup."

[05/26/15 - 11:17 AM]
Lives Change with One Knock at the Door on New Unscripted Series "Knock Knock Live," Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, Premiering Tuesday, July 21, on FOX
The new unscripted series is "a can't-miss, life-changing weekly television event packed with unpredictable and thrilling surprises that enlists friends, families, neighbors and celebrities to help grant wishes with one simple knock on the door."

[05/26/15 - 10:47 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Primetime Specials Return to ABC During the NBA Finals
These special edition episodes will air in primetime every night of the NBA Finals beginning with Game 1, Thursday, June 4.

[05/26/15 - 10:31 AM]
The NBA's Funniest Moments to Be Featured on Disney XD with "NBA Slam Funk!"
The three 15-minute specials will include the NBA's best game action bloopers, fan and mascot antics, circus shots, and player outtakes.

[05/26/15 - 10:00 AM]
TV Land Continues Evolution with Two New Original Series, "The Jim Gaffigan Show" and "Impastor," Premiering on Wednesday, July 15th at 10PM ET/PT and 10:30PM ET/PT
Fan favorite "The Exes" will also be returning on July 15th at 11pm ET/PT.