Articles tagged the amazing race

Why ‘The Amazing Race’ Can’t Lose

With rare exception CBS's Amazing Race has had a lock on the annual Emmy, but its wins are more about formula than quality.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Weekends

This is the time of year when all the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, and the CW) put out those cheap, cheesy “preview” specials.

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Why I Won’t Be Watching the Oscars (videos)

The Academy Awards used to be one of the biggest annual events on television, but up until last year, its TV ratings kept going down.

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26 Sep 2008 // 6:00 AM

The Amazing Race: Season 13 Premiere

The first episode features profile-establishing soundbites, a lot of running and plenty of encouraging “Gos!” The best line, courtesy of Anita, is easily this: “Bees are much calmer than all this!”

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2 Nov 2007 // 7:34 AM

The Amazing Race

This is the way the best reality show on TV returns. Not with a bang, but a whimper. I love The Amazing Race, but I'm increasingly unhappy with how its handling.

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14 May 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Amazing Race: All-Stars

You travel a gazillion miles and work your cute little Beauty Queen butt to the bone to reach the final three, and then Bertram Van Munster gives away a million dollars on the equivalent of a coin toss. Quelle crock.

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8 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Amazing Race: All-Stars

After just three episodes, The Amazing Race: All-Stars is already looking like a bad idea executed poorly.

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21 Sep 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Amazing Race

The race began on Kite Hill in Seattle's Gas Works Park, a perfectly photogenic place, but also the scene of the most unpopular victory in the show's history.

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The Amazing Race: The Seventh Season

The Amazing Race focuses on couples, sometimes sensationalizing 'negative' interactions, then absolves itself of ethical responsibilities by asserting its 'documentary' status.

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2 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Amazing Race

Teams care whether they win or lose, but what captivates viewers is seeing how they play the game.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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