The Amazing Race 19 Cast Revealed…And It Has Some Familiar Faces

Last season on The Amazing Race, we watched 11 teams that had previously competed on the show come back for another chance to see the world and win a million dollars in the process. This upcoming season, on the other hand? We won’t know every team going in, but it looks like we’ll be familiar with more people than one might think, especially following an all-star season.

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Survivor winners Ethan Zohn (Survivor: Africa) and Jenna Morasca (Survivor: The Amazon) will be one of the 11 teams competing on the 19th season of the Emmy winning reality series. The two, who are currently dating, wouldn’t be the first CBS Reality Royal Couple to make the trek around the world, as Boston Rob and Amber competed on seasons 7 and 11 and Big Brother‘s Jeff and Jordan appeared on season 16.

They’re not the only “names” on this season of The Amazing Race, as we’ll be getting to know former NFL player Marcus Pollard (and his wife Amani), two Olympic snowboarders, and a young man that set the world record for being the youngest person to sail around the world alone. Not to mention the fact that there will be gay flight attendants, former Vegas showgirls, pretty blonde twins, and a sweet older married couple, just to name a few.

But that’s not all. Oh, no, we didn’t just get the cast list this morning; there’ll be some changes going down in Phil Keoghan Country and I’m not quite sure what to think. There’ll be a double elimination this season, which seems to make logical sense considering that we already have non-elimination legs and things like the U-Turn that make their presence known every season. My fear is that this means more non-elimination legs, which can be effective but generally fizzle out, but I’m interested to see how the double elimination will work itself into the game. The powers that be will be introducing another new element to the game in the Hazard, which is described as “a penalty that a team will incur right at the starting line”. The show has done something similar before, i.e. the license plate elimination in season 15 and the airplane challenge last season, so as long as the challenges are actually, well, challenging, I think it could be an asset to the show.

For all the travel porn lovers out there, the show will be heading to Belgium, Denmark, Malawi (hey Madonna!), and Indonesia for the first time, which will bring the total number of countries visited in the show’s 19 seasons to 80.

Here’s the list of all 11 teams (with photos here) that will be vying for the million dollars come September 25th at 8:00. Does anyone stand out?

  • Ethan, 37 & Jenna, 30 (Dating)
  • Laurence, 48 & Zac, 19 (Father/Son Adventurers)
  • Amani, 36 & Marcus, 39 (Married)
  • Andy, 30 & Tommy, 32 (Friends/Former Olympic snowboarders)
  • Ernie, 29 & Cindy, 30 (Engaged)
  • Justin, 31 & Jennifer, 26 (Siblings)
  • Jeremy, 35 & Sandy, 33 (Dating)
  • Kaylani, 33 & Lisa, 32 (Friends/Former showgirls)
  • Bill, 63 & Cathi, 62 (Married/Grandparents)
  • Ron, 44 & Bill, 49 (Domestic Partners)
  • Liz, 24 & Marie, 24 (Twins)

Updated: Photos of the team members have been released. View them here.

Ali G
Let us Never Forget How Funny Da Ali G Show Was
Flanagan
Six of the Toughest Actors that Got Stabbed and Lived
Bruce
Super Bowl’s Greatest Half Time Shows: Who Had the Best Performance?
The Lonely Island
The Party is Just Beginning with Fox’s New Late-Night Sketch Show
Tilda Swinton
The 10 Strangest Looking Actresses in Hollywood
Lego Star Wars
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer is Real and Release Date Leaked
King's Quest
Five Classic Adventure Video Game Franchises That Should Be Adapted for Television
FBF
Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are Together!
Just one of the guys
Whatever Happened to the Cast of “Just One of the Guys?”
ice_cube_boyz_n_the_hood
Where are They Now? The Cast of Boyz N the Hood
Less Than Zero
10 Excellent Movies About Drug Addiction
Potter
Must Have: Custom Handmade Harry Potter Letterman Jackets
Lady Pank
Obscure 80s Music Videos That Are Extremely 80s
The Clash
International Clash Day: Seattle Honors London Band with Holiday
Lady Gaga David Bowie
David Bowie Will be Honored by Lady Gaga at This Year’s Grammy Awards
Alvin-and-the-Chipmunks1
The 10 Best 80s Cartoon Theme Songs
Josh Norman
When Is the Official Super Bowl Kick Off of 2016?
Weiner Stampede
Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials 2016: Heinz “Wiener Stampede” Gets Our Vote
Cam Newton Pants
Charlie Rose Wears the Infamous Cam Newton Pants on CBS’s This Morning
PETA Ad
PETA’s New Superbowl Commercial Deemed too Sexy for Television

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.