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02.01.2018

FOR THE FIRST TIME, RACERS SWAP TEAMMATES FOR AN ENTIRE LEG, AND THE GAME BECOMES RUTHLESS WITH ANOTHER DOUBLE U-TURN, ON A SPECIAL TWO-HOUR EPISODE OF “THE AMAZING RACE,” WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7

Editor’s note: The start time of this episode has changed.

“All’s Fair in Love and War” (Zimbabwe) – For the first time, Racers swap teammates for an entire leg. Also, the game becomes ruthless with another double U-turn, on a special two-hour episode of THE AMAZING RACE, Wednesday, Feb. 7 (9:01-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Phil Keoghan (@PhilKeoghan) is the host.

CHEAT TWEET: Phil throws a BIG twist at the teams! For the first time ever, racers swap teammates for an entire leg! Special 2-hour episode 2/7 9:01-11pm on #CBS! Tweet live with @PhilKeoghan! http://bit.ly/2ntgPG5

The following teams are still racing:

Cody & Jessica - #TeamBigBrother

Henry & Evan - #TeamYale

Alex & Conor - #TeamIndyCar

Kristi & Jen - #TeamExtreme

Lucas & Brittany - #TeamOceanRescue

Eric & Daniel - #TheFirefighters

The following teams have been eliminated:

Dessie & Kayla - #TheRingGirls (eliminated Jan. 3)

April & Sarah - #TeamGoatYoga (eliminated Jan. 10)

Cedric & Shawn - #TeamSlamDunk (eliminated Jan. 24)

Joey & Tim - #TeamChomp (eliminated Jan. 24)

Trevor & Chris - #TeamWellStrung (eliminated Jan. 31)

THE AMAZING RACE sends 11 teams on a trek around the world. Each Team is comprised of two people. At every destination, each Team competes in a series of challenges – some mental and some physical – and when the tasks have been completed, they learn their next destination. Teams who are farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning at least $1 million.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo are the executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Worldrace Productions in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions. THE AMAZING RACE was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.

For more detailed information on THE AMAZING RACE and the Racers’ bios, log on to http://www.cbs.com/shows/amazing_race/.

Photos are available on www.cbspressexpress.com

Website: www.cbs.com/primetime/amazing_race/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/amazingrace

Twitter: www.twitter.com/amazingrace_cbs

Instagram: @TheAmazingRace_CBS

CBS Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/CBSTweet

Phil Keoghan: https://twitter.com/PhilKeoghan

Bertram van Munster: https://twitter.com/BvMProfilesTV

Elise Doganieri: https://twitter.com/EliseDoganieri

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