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72 HOURS
Air Date: Friday, July 05, 2013
Time Slot: 10:30 PM-11:30 PM EST on TNT
Episode Title: (#105) "American Southwest"
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72 Hours

72 Hours - "American Southwest" - Friday, July 5, at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT) - TV-14-L

Stranded in the stunning heat and beauty of New Mexico's desert, three teams composed of three strangers must embark on a 36-mile adventure across soaring red rock mesas and steep river canyons in order tolocate a briefcase full of cash in just 72 hours. Allthey have to accompany them in their quest for $100,000 are their teammates, the clothes on their backs, a GPS and one bottle of water. Brandon Johnson hosts.

Competitors

RED TEAM
Andrew, 32, duck boat tour guide, Boston, Mass.
Breanna, 23, server, Chicago, Ill.
Cathy, 44, full-time mom, LaVerne, Calif.

BLUE TEAM
Daniel, 30, unemployed, Pekin, Ind.
Lori, 24, account executive, Pioneer, La.
Peter, 24, personal trainer, Queens, N.Y.

GREEN TEAM
Courtney, 26, stylist, St. Paul, Minn.
Shawn, 41, financial consultant, Lyons, N.Y.
Tony, 46, tattoo artist, Detroit, Mich.

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72 HOURS (TNT)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/6/13 - 7/26/13
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2012-2013 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
1 (8 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from TNT's press release, March 2013) Each week, this action-packed, white-knuckle competition series hosted by Brandon Johnson drops three new competing teams of strangers into the wilderness with only a single bottle of water and a GPS tracking device. The competitors have just three days to find a hidden briefcase full of cash. Along the way, they must survive treacherous terrain and battle the elements to be the first to locate $100,000. 72 Hours comes to TNT from Lighthearted Entertainment (Extreme Makeover), with Howard Schultz (The Moment of Truth), Rob LaPlante (The Apprentice) and Brady Connell (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition) serving as executive producers. Jeff Spangler serves as co-executive producer.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Howard Schultz as EP
· Jeff Spangler as CO-EP
· Rob LaPlante as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lighthearted Entertainment