CBS Picks Up Amazing Race for 15th Season

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CBS has ordered the 15th edition of the six-time Emmy Award-winning reality series “The Amazing Race,” hosted by Phil Keoghan, for broadcast during the 2009-2010 season.

Keoghan is currently on a 40-day, 3,500 mile bike ride across America PhilRidesAcrossAmerica.com, which ends in New York City on May 9, the day before the season finale of “The Amazing Race” 14 on Sunday, May 10 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT).

Casting is already underway for the 15th edition. Keoghan will be appearing at open casting calls throughout his ride with upcoming stops in Chicago (April 24), Pittsburgh (May 1) and New York (May 8). Applications are also available at CBS.com.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster and Jonathan Littman are the executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc., in association with ABC Television Studio and Amazing Race Productions. “The Amazing Race” was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.