The Amazing Race 22

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

The Amazing Race 22
Season runFebruary 17, 2013 (2013-02-17)
– May 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)
Filming datesNovember 13, 2012 (2012-11-13)
– December 7, 2012 (2012-12-07)
Winning teamBates Battaglia & Anthony Battaglia
Continents visited5
Countries visited10
Cities visited23
Distance traveled30,000 miles (48,000 km)
No. of legs12
All-StarsCaroline Cutbirth & Jennifer Kuhle,
Joey Graceffa & Meghan Camarena,
Dave & Connor O'Leary,
Jessica Hoel & John Erck
Season Chronology
Season 21 ◄ Chronology ► Season 23
 
Jump to: navigation, search
The Amazing Race 22
Season runFebruary 17, 2013 (2013-02-17)
– May 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)
Filming datesNovember 13, 2012 (2012-11-13)
– December 7, 2012 (2012-12-07)
Winning teamBates Battaglia & Anthony Battaglia
Continents visited5
Countries visited10
Cities visited23
Distance traveled30,000 miles (48,000 km)
No. of legs12
All-StarsCaroline Cutbirth & Jennifer Kuhle,
Joey Graceffa & Meghan Camarena,
Dave & Connor O'Leary,
Jessica Hoel & John Erck
Season Chronology
Season 21 ◄ Chronology ► Season 23

The Amazing Race 22 is the twenty-second installment of the reality television show The Amazing Race. It featured eleven teams of two, each with a pre-existing relationship, in a race around the world.

The season premiered on February 17, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. EST[Note 1]/PST on CBS and CTV, with the two-hour season finale on May 5, 2013.[1][2]

Professional hockey players and brothers Jonathan "Bates" and Anthony Battaglia were the winners of The Amazing Race 22.

Production[edit]

Development and filming[edit]

Los Angeles's Griffith Observatory was the starting line for the 22nd Amazing Race.

This season was broadcast in the mid-season of the 2012–13 TV season. In an interview with TV Guide, Keoghan revealed that the Double Your Money prize introduced in the previous season would not be included in Season 22.[3] Instead, the twist this season was that the winners of the first Leg were awarded two Express Passes: one for themselves and another that had to be given away to another team before the end of Leg 4.[4]

The season spanned 30,000 miles (48,000 km) through ten countries in five different continents. This season featured the Race's first ever visit to the French overseas country of French Polynesia, where teams skydived above the island of Bora Bora. Other tasks and travel destinations included "Shemozzle racing" in New Zealand, hunting scorpions with Bushmen in Botswana, and climbing the north face of the Eiger in Switzerland.[4]

This season marked the first time that a team had been eliminated while still in possession of the Express Pass since its introduction as well as the first time a team was subject to two separate U-Turns during the Race.

Contestant Dave O'Leary tore his Achilles tendon near the end of Leg 2. Though he and his son, Connor, continued in the race for another two legs (with Dave being forced to use a medical boot, crutches, and a wheelchair while in airports), they elected to withdraw from the competition at the start of Leg 5 after Dave was advised by his physician to have surgery on his ankle within two weeks of the original injury. Though Dave & Connor traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam, with the remaining teams, they did not participate in any tasks in the leg. Instead, after arriving in Hanoi they proceeded directly to the Pit Stop to be formally eliminated.[5] Dave returned to the United States in time to have the surgery to repair the tendon the day before the Race's filming completion, and as of March 2013, he is expected to be in rehab for about a year.[6]

In Leg 5, in order to avoid confusion with the flag of former South Vietnam, there were no route markers present in that leg. Previous editions of the program, as well as its international counterparts, have used solid yellow or yellow and white flags instead.

Additionally, the Leg 5 episode in Hanoi sparked ire amongst some conservative media analysts and viewers for the tasks involving a performance of a communist propaganda song and the brief visit to a B-52 bomber that was shot down by North Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam War and turned into a memorial for communist Vietnam's victory. Complaints came in from sources such as the national commanders of the American Legion[7] and VFW;[8] the Media Research Center's Culture and Media Institute[9] and liberal Democrat strategist and Fox News Channel pundit Bob Beckel also spoke of their disgust in the program's choices.[10][11] Yahoo! TV later reported on comments from viewers found on Twitter whose complaints ranged from threatening to no longer watch the series or statements that the episode was "weird" or "disrespectful to Americans killed [in Vietnam]".[12] Prior to the start of the episode for Leg 6, CBS aired an apology, noting that portions of the previous episode were insensitive to United States Armed Forces veterans. The message, read by host Phil Keoghan, stated, "We want to apologize to veterans - particularly those who served in Vietnam - as well as to their families and any viewers who were offended by the broadcast. All of us here have the most profound respect for the men and women who fight for our country."[13][14]

During Leg 7, Max and Jennifer were both issued speeding tickets by the Botswana Police Service after going through a speed trap. Botswanan law requires that tickets be paid before the end of the day, so both teams stopped racing in order to pay the fines before moving on. Unlike in previous seasons where racers have been penalized for receiving speeding tickets, the teams did not receive any additional penalties.

Cast[edit]

Applications for The Amazing Race 22 were closed on May 24, 2012.

The contestants included YouTube vloggers Joey Graceffa and Meghan Camarena, professional hockey players and brothers Jonathan "Bates" (an unrestricted free agent, formerly in the NHL and Swedish HockeyAllsvenskan) and Anthony Battaglia (CHL's Tulsa Oilers), and former Stealing Angels vocalists Caroline Cutbirth (descendant of Daniel Boone) and Jennifer Kuhle (née Wayne, granddaughter of John Wayne).[15]

Chuck & Wynona were originally cast for the previous season but pulled out due to a death in their family.[citation needed]

Results[edit]

The following teams participated in the Race, with their relationships at the time of filming. Note that this table is not necessarily reflective of all content broadcast on television due to inclusion or exclusion of some data. Placements are listed in finishing order:

TeamRelationshipPosition (by leg)Roadblocks
11234ε56789101112
Bates & AnthonyHockey Brothers2nd1st3rd7th4th1st1stƒ1st4th2nd2nd1stBates 6, Anthony 6
Max & KatieNewlyweds9th28th8th3rd2nd7th6th3rd1st1st1st2ndMax 7, Katie 6
Mona & BethRoller Derby Moms5th6th7th6th3rd6th2nd2nd5th4th3rd3rdMona 6, Beth 7
Caroline & JenniferCountry Singers10th27th6th4th5th5th3rd4th3rd3rd4thCaroline 6, Jennifer 6
Joey & MeghanYouTube Hosts6th4th5th5th6th
4th5th5th2nd5thJoey 6, Meghan 5
Chuck & WynonaMarried7th5th9th8th7th53rd4th6th6Chuck 5, Wynona 4
Pam & WinnieBest Friends4th9th4th2nd1st2nd7thPam 4, Winnie 4
Dave & ConnorFather/Son3rd2nd1stə31st8th4Dave 1, Connor 4
Jessica & JohnDating1st3rd2nd9thJessica 2, John 3
Idries & JamilTwin Doctors8th10thIdries 1, Jamil 2
Matt & DanielFirefighters11th2Matt 1, Daniel 1
  1. ^ Leg 1 featured two Roadblocks and no Detour. The team member who sat out the first Roadblock was required to perform the second one.
  2. ^a b c Katie, Jennifer, and Daniel elected to quit the second Roadblock. Max & Katie and Caroline & Jennifer were issued 4-hour penalties for their forfeits that were applied at the start of the next Leg. However, Matt & Daniel were the last team to arrive and were instead eliminated from the Race.
  3. ^ Dave & Connor used their Express Pass given to them by Jessica & John to bypass the Leg 3 Detour.
  4. ^ Dave & Connor elected to withdraw from the Race at the start of Leg 5 due to an injury Dave sustained during Leg 2. They traveled to Hanoi with the other teams, but instead of running the Leg they were allowed to go directly to the Pit Stop to ask Phil to remove them from the Race, resulting in their elimination.
  5. ^ Chuck & Wynona were the last team to arrive. However, due to Dave & Connor's earlier withdrawal from the Race, they were spared from elimination and instead checked in at 7th place.
  6. ^ Chuck & Wynona initially arrived 5th, but were issued a 30-minute penalty for rolling their cheese wheels down the hill during the Switchback instead of using the provided sled as their clue instructed. Joey & Meghan, the only team trailing Chuck & Wynona at that point, checked in during the penalty period, dropping Chuck & Wynona to last place and resulting in their elimination.

Episode title quotes[edit]

Episode titles are often taken from quotes made by the racers.[16]

  1. "Business in the Front, Party in the Back" – Chuck
  2. "Loose Lips Sink Ships" – John
  3. "Like James Bond Again" – Meghan
  4. "I Love Monkeys!" – Caroline
  5. "Your Tan Is Totally Cool" – Pam
  6. "Scorpion King Hunter" – Joey
  7. "Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow" – Wynona
  8. "My Cheese Is Out of Control" – Caroline
  9. "The Ultimate Fun House" – Joey
  10. "Working Our Barrels Off" – Bates
  11. "Beacon of Hope" – a non-racer to Caroline & Jennifer

Prizes[edit]

The prize for each leg is awarded to the first place team for that leg. Trips are sponsored by Travelocity.

Race summary[edit]

The complete route map of the 22nd season of The Amazing Race.
DestinationsLegenda lotnisko.svg Air travel   Legenda kolej.svg Rail travel   Legenda prom.svg Water travel   Bus-logo.svg Bus travel
Route MarkersDetour icon.svg Detour   Roadblock icon.svg Roadblock   Fast Forward icon.svg Fast Forward   U-Turn icon.svg U-Turn   Speed Bump icon.svg Speed Bump   TAR-pitstop-icon.png Pit Stop

Leg 1 (United States → French Polynesia)[edit]

For the first Leg of The Amazing Race 22, teams visited the island of Bora Bora in French Polynesia.

Airdate: February 17, 2013[17]

In the first Roadblock of the Race, one team member had to sign up for one of six helicopter flights, with only room for two racers per flight. They then tandem skydived from over 10,000 feet (3,000 m) above the island while their partner would make their way to the landing location on Anau via water taxi. When the team reunited, they would receive their next clue. In the second Roadblock, the other team member had to search among 400 sandcastles for a clue buried underneath them. If they did not find the clue, they had to rebuild the sandcastle before continuing.

Additional tasks


Leg 2 (French Polynesia)[edit]

One of the two Detour choices in Bora Bora involved the Polynesian tradition of pearl farming (pictured from Rangiroa).

Airdate: February 24, 2013[18]

This Leg's Detour was a choice between Pick a Pearl and Take a Trunk. For both Detours, teams had to pick up a pair of water shoes and snorkeling gear provided to them at the Hilton Bora Bora Nui chapel. In Pick a Pearl, teams traveled to a point half a mile off shore in the open water where they had to dive beneath the waves to untie lines of pearl oyster shells that they had to shuck open to find two red pearls. After finding both pearls, teams had to swim over to an oyster farmer in a boat to exchange them for their next clue. In Take a Trunk, teams dove underwater, wearing special diving helmets, to look for a series of treasure trunks. They then had to take the trunk over to a submerged umbrella and unpack its contents, setting up an underwater picnic table. Once the table was set up properly, an underwater waiter would give them their next clue. In this Leg's Roadblock, one team member participated in a traditional Polynesian test of strength, walking on a pair of sparring stilts while kicking a coconut across a 35-yard (32 m) stretch of beach. If the racer fell off the stilts, he or she had to return to the starting line, but the position of the coconut would not be reset. Once the racer had successfully kicked the coconut over the finish line, the team would be able to advance to the Pit Stop.

Additional tasks

Leg 3 (French Polynesia → New Zealand)[edit]

Airdate: March 3, 2013[19]

Teams visited the valley below New Zealand's Mount Hutt for the tasks on this Leg of the Race.

The Detour was a choice between Rev It Up and Reel It In. Both Detour choices required teams to use all-terrain vehicles to reach the Detour tasks. In Rev It Up, both team members had to drive a modified vintage car through a set of cones in under a combined 83 seconds. Once both racers completed the course within the time limit, they would receive their next clue from race car driver "Flash". In Reel It In, each team member had to use a rod and reel to catch one fish that was at least 12 inches (30 cm) long. Once both fish were caught, champion fisherman Dirk would give them their next clue. In the Roadblock, one team member ran a muddy obstacle course known as a "Shemozzle". After dressing in gum boots, stubbies shorts, and a burlap sack, team members picked a shepherd and farm dog and then ran through the course where they would be covered in molasses and feathers, climbed over hay bales, then finally rode an inner tube down a slide into a manure pond, all while collecting chicken eggs along the way, that they put in a basket at the end of the course. Once they had 12 unbroken eggs in their basket, a task that could take multiple runs of the course, a shepherd would give them their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 4 (New Zealand → Indonesia)[edit]

In Bali, teams visited the Ubud Monkey Forest where the monkeys would help them get their next clue.

Airdate: March 10, 2013[20]

The Detour was a choice between Sandy Bottom and Fruity Top. In Sandy Bottom, teams dredged volcanic sand from the bottom of the Ayung River, placed the sand into baskets atop their heads, then transported it 200 yards (180 m) uphill and emptied their baskets into a larger container. Once they filled their container to a designated line, the brick maker would give them their next clue. In Fruity Top, after donning sarongs, teams had to prepare a traditional Balinese religious offering known as a gebogan (Indonesian), made from various arranged fruits. It would then be carried in a procession to the Pura Desa Puseh Temple in Batuan where it would be blessed before it would be placed on an altar. Once complete, the local priest would give them their next clue. For the Roadblock, one team member had to go to Ketut's Surf Shop and search amongst several surfboards for one that had the image of someone they had all previously seen on the race; they were left to figure out that they were meant to look for an image of the Tahitian priest from Leg 2. After taking a surfboard, teams had to search for their partner and then meet Phil at the Pit Stop. Phil would only check teams in if they had the correct surfboard; they would be turned back otherwise.

Additional tasks

Leg 5 (Indonesia → Vietnam)[edit]

In Hanoi, teams took part in the múa sạp, a traditional Vietnamese bamboo dance.

Airdate: March 17, 2013[21]

In the Roadblock, teams watched a patriotic Vietnamese song performance. At the end of the performance, a phrase ("Vinh quang thay thế hệ thanh niên chúng ta"; "Glory to our young generation") was displayed on the stage. Without being allowed to take any notes, racers had five minutes to search the nearby gallery for one of several political posters featuring the phrase. If they picked a poster with the correct quote, the judge would give them their next clue. If the racers did not find the correct quote within the allotted time, they had to watch the performance again before being allowed to continue searching. The Detour was a choice between Make Your Move and Make Your Meal. In Make Your Move, teams went to the Temple of Literature where they had to set up a human chess board. Using a nearby cờ tướng board as a guide, teams had to find four human chess pieces that had symbols matching the pieces on the board and then set them up with four staffs in position on the human chess board. After putting each piece in the right position, the chess master would hand them their next clue. In Make Your Meal, teams had to prepare Vietnam's national dish phở. After picking up two empty baskets and two baskets of live chickens at the Ngoc Son Temple, teams had to navigate through a street market to pick up the rest of the ingredients on a shopping list, all with specific weights and amounts, and then find a cooking station to cook the soup. After preparing two bowls of phở gà, the chef would do a taste test and if it was cooked properly he would give teams their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 6 (Vietnam → Botswana)[edit]

While in Botswana, teams experienced the cultural practices of the Bushmen, including the traditional method of making fire.

Airdate: March 24, 2013[22]

At the start of the Roadblock, the team member performing the Roadblock selected a group of Kalahari Bushmen who would accompany the team throughout the Leg. The Roadblock required racers to follow the Bushmen to a hole where they would have to dig up a scorpion. After one of the Bushmen put the scorpion into the jar that held the Roadblock clue, he would lead the racer to a stump that held their next clue. The Detour was a choice between Fire and Fowl. Both Detour tasks required teams to mimic the animal sounds and mimicry made by their group of Bushmen while walking to the Detour sites. In Fire, teams traveled with their Bushmen to a nearby village where they had to learn how to properly make fire using two sticks, zebra manure, and grass. Once they had a flame, they had to use it to light the elder Bushman's pipe in order to receive their next clue. In Fowl, teams had to learn how to set up a trap in order to catch a guineafowl, utilizing a series of sticks, string, and eggs. After setting up the trap properly, teams had to act as a guineafowl and trip the trap before receiving their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 7 (Botswana)[edit]

The second Roadblock in Botswana had teams using makoro canoes to navigate part of the Okavango Delta.

Airdate: March 31, 2013[23]

For the Speed Bump, Max & Katie had to complete a traditional beaded skirt and then wear them while performing a ceremonial seduction dance before they were allowed to continue racing. For the Fast Forward, team members had the chance to water ski for over a mile on the waters of the Okavango Delta, home to dangerous Nile crocodiles. In this Leg's Roadblock, teams had to transport two goats down river to a delivery point by using a traditional dugout canoe known as a makoro. The team member performing the Roadblock had to control the makoro via punting while his or her teammate looked after the goats. Once the goats had been delivered and the team returned to the start point, they would receive their next clue. The Detour was a choice between Brains and Brawn. In Brains, teams had to go on a horseback safari and spot ten wooden cutouts representing animals found in Botswana (zebra, African buffalo, kudu, giraffe, meerkat, boomslang snake, leopard, warthog, ostrich, and hippopotamus with a heron). They then travelled to a nearby campsite where from memory they arranged a set of tiles featuring the silhouettes of the animals they saw in the order they appeared. The catch was that there were tiles for animals they did not see and there was no tile representing the hippopotamus, but there was one for the heron. If teams were incorrect, they had to complete the safari again before being allowed another try at arranging the tiles. In Brawn, teams had to fill a traditional sand sledge with firewood and then, using a carrot dangling from a stick, coax a team of donkeys to pull the sledge to a campsite over a 12-mile (0.80 km) away. Once the wood was unloaded from the sledge, teams would receive their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 8 (Botswana → Switzerland)[edit]

In Switzerland, teams visited the Eiger, traveling up to its peak and traversing its famous north face during the Roadblock.

Airdate: April 14, 2013[24]

In this Leg's Roadblock, teams made their way to Eigerwand railway station's observation deck where one teammate had to traverse the north face of the Eiger where they would pick up their "climbing buddy": the Travelocity roaming gnome. Once they were back inside the observation deck, they could read their next clue found on the bottom of the gnome.

Additional tasks

Leg 9 (Switzerland → Germany)[edit]

Teams BASE jumped off of the Park Inn, Berlin's tallest building.

Airdate: April 21, 2013[25]

In this Leg's Detour, teams had to choose between Train Trials or Font Follies. In Train Trials, teams drove themselves to the Deutsches Technikmuseum where they had to build a model train track circuit using all of the provided pieces in such a way that the circuit fit on a provided platform. Once the train made one full lap on the circuit without falling apart, derailing, or hitting any pieces of scenery, the conductor would give them their next clue. In Font Follies, teams had to travel to Alexanderplatz, pick up two large neon alphabet letters, and transport them on foot to the Buchstabenmuseum. Once they arrived at the museum with two intact letters, the museum curator would give them their next clue. For this Leg's Roadblock, one team member had to answer a question – "Who said 'Ich bin ein Berliner'"? (John F. Kennedy) – and then enter a labyrinth located beneath a nightclub in old East Berlin, searching for the white room that held their next clue on its walls.

Additional tasks

Leg 10 (Germany → Scotland, UK)[edit]

For the roadblock in Scotland, teams had to play bagpipes with marching pipers (this picture is located in Edinburgh).

Airdate: April 28, 2013[26]

For this Leg's Roadblock, one team member had to dress in the uniform of the Royal Scots regiment and learn to play a drone on a set of bagpipes while marching with the Royal Scots pipers in Gosford House's Marble Room for two minutes. When the bagpipes instructor was pleased with their performance, he would award them their next clue. For the Speed Bump, Mona & Beth had to play a game of Skittles, a traditional British form of ten-pin bowling. Once they managed to score a "floorer" (a strike), they would be able to continue racing. In this Leg's Detour, teams had to choose between Tasty Puddin' or Whiskey Rollin'. In Tasty Puddin', teams travelled to the Sheep Heid Inn in Duddingston where they had to prepare haggis with oatmeal and ox intestine, in the presence of a Robert Burns impersonator who recited Burns' poem "Address to a Haggis". Once they each prepared four portions of haggis and had a taste of one, they would be given the next clue. In Whiskey Rollin', teams rolled eight barrels of Scotch whisky up a slope, delivering them to a party. Once they delivered all eight barrels, a Scottish country dancer would give them their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 11 (Scotland, UK → Northern Ireland, UK)[edit]

The Roadblock in Northern Ireland had teams bog snorkelling through Peatlands Park (pictured is the Waen Rhydd peat bog in Wales).

Airdate: May 5, 2013[27]

For this Leg's Roadblock, one team member had to bog snorkel. After donning full snorkelling gear, including complete wet suit and flippers, the racer had to cannonball into a muddy pool, then swim one 100-yard (91 m) lap in the bog within 4 minutes. When they finished in time, the bog snorkelling official would award them their next clue. In this Leg's Detour, teams had to choose between Tray It and Spray it. In Tray It, teams had to go to the drydock where the RMS Titanic was built, where they had to prepare and serve the ship's last five-course dinner to a group of first-class passengers. Using the provided menu as well as a seating chart, teams had to choose the proper dishes for each course from a table full of unmarked plates and serve them to the passengers in the dining room in the drydock. When the waiter was satisfied that each passenger received the correct order for each course of the dinner, the team was allowed to move on to the next course. Once all five courses were served correctly, a Captain Edward Smith impersonator would give them their next clue. In Spray It, teams had to go to a skate park located in a warehouse where they had to finish half of a graffiti painting using a photograph as reference. When the crew approved of the job, teams would receive their next clue.

Additional tasks

Leg 12 (United Kingdom → United States)[edit]

Mount Vernon, the estate of the United States' first president, George Washington, was the site of the finish line for The Amazing Race 22.

Airdate: May 5, 2013[27]

In this Leg's Roadblock, teams participated in a Switchback to the spy Roadblock from the Family Edition. One team member had to take the briefcase they received from the marked car, and then find one of fifty "spies" around the Tidal Basin who would respond to their given code phrase with another supplied code phrase (Max & Katie: "Where can I get a good half-smoke with chili?" / "I've heard there's a great place on U Street."; Bates & Anthony: "I did not dress warm enough for this weather." / "Perhaps you would like to borrow my gloves."; Mona & Beth: "The cherry blossoms are beautiful here in April." / "I'll have to bring my mother next spring."). The team member would then swap briefcases with the spy, and the spy would tell them that the combination key to open their new briefcase was their final placements in New Zealand (Leg 3), Indonesia (Leg 4), and Vietnam (Leg 5); their next clue was inside the briefcase.

Additional tasks

Ratings[edit]

No episode aired on April 7, 2013, due to CBS and CTV's broadcasts of the Academy of Country Music Awards.

U.S. Nielsen ratings[edit]

#AirdateEpisodeRatingShareRating/ShareViewersRankRankRankRank
Households18–49(millions)Timeslot
(Viewers)
Timeslot
(18–49)
Week
(Viewers)
Week
(18–49)
1February 17, 2013"Business in the Front, Party in the Back"5.5[28]82.5/6[29]9.57111314
2February 24, 2013"Loose Lips Sink Ships"4.0[30]61.9/4[31]6.9522 (tie)<25[32]<25[32]
3March 3, 2013"Like James Bond Again"5.4[33]82.5/6[34]9.24111515
4March 10, 2013"I Love Monkeys!"5.592.4/7[35]9.27111413
5March 17, 2013"Your Tan Is Totally Cool"5.3[36]82.3/6[37]8.9111 (tie)1613
6March 24, 2013"Scorpion King Hunter"5.6[38]82.4/6[39]9.33121417
7March 31, 2013"Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow"5.692.3/6[40]9.24111420
8April 14, 2013"My Cheese Is Out of Control"6.0[41]92.3/6[42]9.7611 (tie)1918
9April 21, 2013"The Ultimate Fun House"5.4[43]92.4/7[44]9.16111410
10April 28, 2013"Working Our Barrels Off"5.4[45]92.4/7[46]9.32111814
11May 5, 2013"Beacon of Hope"5.5[47]92.4/7[48]9.10112118

Canadian ratings[edit]

Canadian broadcaster CTV also aired The Amazing Race on Sundays. Episodes aired at 8:00 p.m. Eastern and Central (9:00 p.m. Pacific, Mountain and Atlantic), with two exceptions. The broadcast of the second episode conflicted with CTV's broadcast of the 85th Academy Awards; The Amazing Race was instead shown at 8:00 p.m. in the Atlantic time zone, at 7:00 p.m. in the Eastern time zone, and at 6:00 p.m. in the Central time zone, and immediately after the broadcast of the Oscars in the Pacific and Mountain time zones. The broadcast of the ninth episode conflicted with CTV's broadcast of the 2013 Juno Awards; The Amazing Race was instead shown at 7:00 p.m. in each time zone across the country.

#AirdateEpisodeViewers
(millions)
Rank
(Week)
1February 17, 2013"Business in the Front, Party in the Back"2.2833[49]
2February 24, 2013"Loose Lips Sink Ships"1.82511[50]
3March 3, 2013"Like James Bond Again"2.4472[51]
4March 10, 2013"I Love Monkeys!"2.2304[52]
5March 17, 2013"Your Tan Is Totally Cool"2.4992[53]
6March 24, 2013"Scorpion King Hunter"2.4093[54]
7March 31, 2013"Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow"2.0563[55]
8April 14, 2013"My Cheese Is Out of Control"2.3452[56]
9April 21, 2013"The Ultimate Fun House"1.9503[57]
10April 28, 2013"Working Our Barrels Off"2.4003[58]
11May 5, 2013"Beacon of Hope"2.1165[59]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Due to the live broadcast of the Northern Trust Open on CBS, the Eastern/Central premiere was delayed by 4 minutes.
  2. ^ A promotional photo of Max & Katie dancing with a Vietnamese woman at the Hair of the Dog in Hanoi could briefly be seen on the CBS website before the broadcast of the episode.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CBS ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON PREMIERES FOR NEW DRAMA "GOLDEN BOY" AND RETURNING COMEDY "RULES OF ENGAGEMENT"|". CBS Press Express. December 6, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "News: Season Finale Date". CBS. March 11, 2013. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Amazing Race's Phil Keoghan: The Finale Is Wide Open|". Eng, Joyce TV Guide. December 7, 2012. Retrieved December 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Ross, Dalton (January 23, 2013). "'The Amazing Race': New cast (including relatives of John Wayne and Daniel Boone) and twist revealed!". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ Eng, Joyce. "Amazing Race's Dave and Connor: It Was a Lousy Way to Leave". TV Guide. tvguide.com. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  6. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (2013-03-18). "'Amazing Race': Dave and Connor on Their 'Heartbreaking' Decision to Withdraw From Competition". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-05-06. 
  7. ^ Starr, Michael. "Outrage as ‘Amazing Race’ used downed B-52 in Hanoi as prop for game". NYPOST.com. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  8. ^ "VFW Blasts CBS for 'Amazing Race' Vietnam Segment". Military.com. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  9. ^ Marsh, Kristine (2013-03-18). "CBS’ ‘Amazing Race’ Amazingly Offensive | Media Research Center". Mrc.org. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  10. ^ Jason Howerton (2013-03-20). "Bob Beckel Explodes With Fury at CBS for Airing ‘Idiotic’ Communist Propaganda: ‘Take That Show and Shove It!’ | Video". TheBlaze.com. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  11. ^ "‘Amazing Race’ episode set in Hanoi sparks outrage over use of B-52 as prop, communist song". Fox News. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  12. ^ Bell, Carrie (2013-03-18). "'The Amazing Race' Speed-cap: Being U-Turned Sucks - Yahoo! TV". Tv.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-03-24. 
  13. ^ Cunningham, Todd; Teinowitz, Ira (March 24, 2013). "CBS Apologizes for Filming 'Amazing Race' Near Crashed B-52 in Vietnam". The Wrap. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  14. ^ Starnes, Todd (March 24, 2013). "‘Amazing Race’ Apologizes for Anti-American Episode". Fox News Radio. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  15. ^ Moynihan, Rob (January 23, 2013). "New Amazing Race Cast Features Country Singers, Hockey Brothers and Roller Derby Moms". TV Guide. Retrieved January 23, 2013. 
  16. ^ "CBS Schedule". CBS. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Business in the Front, Party in the Back, Episode 1". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  18. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Loose Lips Sink Ships, Episode 2". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  19. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Like James Bond Again, Episode 3". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  20. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - I Love Monkeys!, Episode 4". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  21. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Your Tan Is Totally Cool, Episode 5". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  22. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Scorpion King Hunter, Episode 6". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  23. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow, Episode 7". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  24. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - My Cheese Is Out of Control, Episode 8". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  25. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Amazing Race 22, Episode 9". TV Guide. Retrieved March 25, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Amazing Race 22, Episode 10". TV Guide. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  27. ^ a b "Amazing Race 22 Episode Guide 2013 Season 22 - Amazing Race 22, Episode 11". TV Guide. Retrieved April 12, 2013. 
  28. ^ "CBS Wins Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54 with Seven of the Top 10 Shows of the Week". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. February 20, 2013. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  29. ^ Bibel, Sara (February 20, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time', 'The Amazing Race' & 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up; 'The Good Wife' & 'Bob's Burgers' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  30. ^ "TV ratings: Oscars rise with Seth MacFarlane and 'Argo'". Zap2It. February 25, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  31. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (February 26, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: Final Oscars Numbers + 'The Amazing Race' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  32. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (February 26, 2013). "TV Ratings Broadcast Top 25: The Oscars Tops Week 22 Viewing Among Adults 18-49 & With Total Viewers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  33. ^ "TV ratings: 'Celebrity Apprentice' way down and 'Red Widow' opens softly Sunday". Zap2It. March 4, 2013. Retrieved March 4, 2013. 
  34. ^ Bibel, Sara (March 5, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time', 'The Amazing Race', 'Celebrity Apprentice', 'Red Widow', 'The Cleveland Show', 'America's Funniest Home Videos' Adjusted Up; '60 Minutes', 'The Simpsons' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 5, 2013. 
  35. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (March 12, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time', 'Family Guy', 'Celebrity Apprentice' & 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up; 'Red Widow' Adjusted Down". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  36. ^ "CBS Wins Week in Viewers and Adults 25-54". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. March 19, 2013. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  37. ^ Bibel, Sara (March 19, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time', 'The Amazing Race', 'Family Guy', 'The Cleveland Show, 'The Simpsons, 'Bob's Burgers' & 'The Mentalist' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 
  38. ^ "CBS SCORES A WEEKLY WIN IN VIEWERS, ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 25-54". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. March 26, 2013. Retrieved March 26, 2013. 
  39. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (March 26, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Once Upon a Time' & 'Celebrity Apprentice' Adjusted Up + Unscrambled CBS". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 26, 2013. 
  40. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 2, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'All-Star Celebrity Apprentice' Adjusted Up & Unscrambled CBS Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 2, 2013. 
  41. ^ "CBS #1 in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54 for the Fourth Consecutive Week". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. April 16, 2013. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 
  42. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 16, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Cleveland Show', 'Once Upon a Time', 'The Amazing Race', 'Family Guy', 'Celebrity Apprentice' & 'American Dad' Adjusted Up; '60 Minutes' Adjusted Down + Final Golf Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 16, 2013. 
  43. ^ "CBS Wins in Viewers for the Eighth Consecutive Week and Adults 25-54 for the Sixth Straight Week". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. April 23, 2013. Retrieved April 23, 2013. 
  44. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (April 23, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Remember Sunday' Adjusted Down; No Adjustment for 'Once Upon a Time' or 'The Amazing Race'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 23, 2013. 
  45. ^ "CBS Places First on Sunday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. April 29, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2013. 
  46. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 30, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'Family Guy', 'The Simpsons', 'The Amazing Race', 'The Mentalist', 'Celebrity Apprentice' & 'America's Funniest Home Videos' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 30, 2013. 
  47. ^ "TV ratings: 'Amazing Race' and 'Mentalist' finales score for CBS Sunday, NASCAR boosts FOX". CBS Press Release via The Futon Critic. May 6, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013. 
  48. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 7, 2013). "Sunday Final Ratings: 'The Amazing Race' & 'Celebrity Apprentice' Adjusted Up; 'Red Widow' Adjusted Down + Final FOX Numbers". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  49. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), February 11 – February 17, 2013". BBM Canada. February 22, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  50. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), February 18 – February 24, 2013". BBM Canada. March 1, 2013. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  51. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), February 25 – March 3, 2013". BBM Canada. March 8, 2013. Retrieved March 8, 2013. 
  52. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), March 4 – March 10, 2013". BBM Canada. March 15, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2013. 
  53. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), March 11 – March 17, 2013". BBM Canada. March 22, 2013. Retrieved March 22, 2013. 
  54. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), March 18 – March 24, 2013". BBM Canada. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  55. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), March 25 – March 31, 2013". BBM Canada. April 5, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  56. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), April 7 – April 14, 2013". BBM Canada. April 19, 2013. Retrieved April 20, 2013. 
  57. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), April 15 – April 21, 2013". BBM Canada. April 26, 2013. Retrieved April 26, 2013. 
  58. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), April 22 – April 28, 2013". BBM Canada. May 3, 2013. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  59. ^ "Top Programs – Total Canada (English), April 29 – May 5, 2013". BBM Canada. May 10, 2013. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 

External links[edit]