"THE FINISH LINE: THE AMAZING RACE INTERNET TALK SHOW," HOSTED BY NEW YORK MAGAZINE CONTRIBUTING EDITOR SARAH BERNARD AND FORMER RACER JON WEISS, TO PREMIERE WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 ON CBS.COM
THE FINISH LINE, a new online AMAZING RACE talk show hosted by New York Magazine contributing editor Sarah Bernard and former "Amazing Race" participant Jon Weiss, will premiere Wednesday, Oct. 19 (1:00 PM, ET/10:00 AM, PT) on CBS.com, the day after the broadcast of THE AMAZING RACE: FAMILY EDITION. THE FINISH LINE is a no-charge, half-hour, streaming video weekly talk show which airs exclusively on CBS.com.
THE FINISH LINE will feature highlights from this season's family edition of THE AMAZING RACE, as well as interviews with teams the day after they've been eliminated. The show will also feature special guests from previous seasons who will offer insight into what went wrong or could have gone wrong for the latest team. In addition, AMAZING RACE fans will get a sneak preview of the following week's edition and will get the chance to call into the show and talk with their favorite teams. The call-in phone number for viewers will be (646)-CBS-1000.
Sarah Bernard is a contributing editor at New York magazine, where she writes about everything from fashion and food to real estate and family dramas. She is also a contributing editor at Elle, and has written for Harper's Bazaar, Details, Allure and Premiere. She appears frequently on television, as a pop-culture expert on CNN's "American Morning," as well as a guest commentator on VH1. She is a native New Yorker and graduated from Brown University.
Jon Weiss ("Amazing Race 4") is currently the "Host" of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Weiss has traveled with them for over 20 years, performing as the "Human Cannonball" and has over 5,000 notches in his cannonball belt. He graduated from Suffolk Community College and has also studied at the Disney Institute and Clown College. He is married and has three children.
THE FINISH LINE will also be available as a podcast at the CBS Netcast section of the CBS.com website.
THE AMAZING RACE: FAMILY EDITION airs Tuesdays (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.