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)











[08/30/14 - 09:09 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, NBC Split the Demo Crown
CBS then remains the most-watched network last night.

[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 08:10 AM]
Cast of FOX Sports 1's All-Female "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Overcame Childhood Tragedies to Help Troubled Youth
The franchise's latest installment premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
HBO Confirms Nov. 2 and 3 Debut for Miniseries "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan star in the project.

[08/29/14 - 06:41 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Air Tony Stewart/Mike Helton Press Conferences Live
Coverage of the press conferences is also available through FOX Sports GO, the app that delivers streaming video of FOX Sports content.

[08/28/14 - 10:27 PM]
"Party Down South" Returns for Season 3 - Announced on the Reunion Special
Look for the new season in Winter 2015 on the cable channel.

[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.