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Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« on: June 24, 2009, 12:50:06 PM »
Looks like the Futon Critic is predicting a 2 hour premiere!

date (day)     time     network     episode title

9/27/09 (Su.)8:00 P CBS (#1501/1502) "They Thought Godzilla Was Walking Down the Street" (Japan/Vietnam)"
10/4/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1503) It's Like Being Dropped on Planet Mars (Vietnam)
10/11/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1504)  Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come (Cambodia)
10/18/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1505)   Iím Like Ricky Bobby (Dubai)
10/25/09 (Su.)8:00 PM CBS (#1506)  Do It for the Hood! Do It for the Suburbs
11/1/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1507) This is Not My Finest Hour (The Netherlands)
11/8/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1508) This is the Worst Thing I've Ever Done in My Life (Sweden)
11/15/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1509) We're Not Meant for the Swamp (Estonia)
11/22/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1510)We're Not Working With Anybody, Ever, Anymore! (Czech Republic)
11/29/09 (Su.)8:00 PM CBS   (#1511) It Starts With an ďFĒ, Thatís All Iím Saying (Czech Republic)
12/6/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1512)











 




http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch.aspx?id=amazing_race&view=listings
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2009, 01:24:44 PM »
Now that would rock! :tup:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2009, 02:51:27 PM »
Yep!
Its official!!!!

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60 MINUTES, television's highest rated news magazine, returns for its 42nd season on Sunday, Sept. 26 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT), followed by a special two-hour debut of the 15th edition of the multi-Emmy Award-winning THE AMAZING RACE (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) and the seventh season premiere of COLD CASE in its new time period (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).

http://www.cbspressexpress.com/div.php/cbs_entertainment/release?id=22101

Except on my calendar its Sunday September 27... :duno:
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2009, 03:13:11 PM »
CBS webmonkeys LOL

YAY for back to back TAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2009, 03:30:35 PM »
Yes, this is a great day!!!

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CBS fall premieres: Early 'Survivor' bow, 'NCIS: Los Angeles' debut set

Jun 24, 2009, 03:50 PM | by Lynette Rice

Categories: News, Television

CBS has announced its fall premiere schedule, which features a preseason launch for Survivor: Samoa on Thursday, Sept. 17. All of the Monday comedies, including the debut of Accidentally on Purpose starring Jenna Elfman, and CSI: Miami bow on Sept. 21. The new Julianna Margulies legal drama, The Good Wife, premieres on Sept. 22, the same night as NCIS' return and the debut of its spinoff, NCIS: Los Angeles, starring Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J. The Eye's Wednesday comedy block of The New Adventures of Old Christine and Gary Unmarried returns on Sept. 23, along with Criminal Minds and CSI: NY. CSI and The Mentalist fire up on Sept. 24, and Ghost Whisperer, the network debut of Medium, and Numb3rs bow Sept. 25.

A special two hour-launch of The Amazing Race, followed by the return of Cold Case, premieres on Sept. 27 behind 60 Minutes. The new drama Three Rivers starring Alex O'Loughlin debuts Oct. 4.

source - http://news-briefs.ew.com/2009/06/cbs-announces-premiere-dates-for-fall-.html
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2009, 03:37:56 PM »
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2009, 03:50:32 PM »
 :jumpy: :jumpy: :jumpy: :yess:
TAR IS NORMAL AGAIN!!!!!!... At least the premiere!
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2009, 06:27:38 PM »
YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Sorry, maybe just a bit unneccessary... :funny:

1501 and 1502....Hmmmm....Don't the producers code each leg as one number? When they had the two leg All-Stars episode, it was 1107/1108, right? Does this mean the first two legs in one premiere? Maybe the first leg is a non-elim? What do you guys think?

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2009, 07:40:33 PM »
^^^^^^^^^^ OMG we could lose 2 teams in one night!! How sucky is that!?

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2009, 08:42:38 PM »
It all depends, TAR has done several two hour blocks that were 2 separate episodes shown back to back.  Most of the 2 hour final episode were in fact two separate episodes just shown on the same night (or as a poster mentioned the two Germany episodes of All Stars).

But the 2 hour openers (so far) have all been one episode that has been edited as a two hour episode instead of a single one hour episode.

At this stage I don't know which I think it is.  I know I am hoping that its the single episode shown over two hours.

I would naturally assume (based on TAR rating strength in comparison to the rest of its sunday lineup) that it is one episode, just shown over 2 hours.  HTe main reason I think this...

Its a huge way to get 2 hours at very little additional cost.  And since CBS has had some significant financial problems its a great way to fill an hour and save al ot of cash.

As an example, if a leg of TAR cost the production 1 million (just picking a number, I have no idea).  Then those are the set cost.  Thats covers all the preproduction, all the actual location filming and travel expense, and all the post production cost (editing, score, voice over work).

By stretching the film material into two hours (which was done in seasons 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9) they incur no additional preproduction cost, and most importantly no additional filming and travel costs (the largest part of TAR's budget).


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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2009, 08:57:24 PM »
I would love to see a two hour premiere, then a two hour finale! That would truly rock. :tup:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2009, 08:59:32 PM »
wow, ten replies in this post and all moderately intelligent -- that's gotta be a record. puddin, is this where i put my wishlist?

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« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2009, 09:23:11 PM »
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #13 on: June 25, 2009, 02:44:01 AM »
^^^^^^^^^^ OMG we could lose 2 teams in one night!! How sucky is that!?

Maybe 12 teams of 2 again, ending in a double elim like Season 10??? I'm just wondering...

But 2 hour premiere <333333333333!!!

Please be 1 leg/2 hours!!
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #14 on: June 25, 2009, 02:45:46 AM »
I would love to see a two hour premiere, then a two hour finale! That would truly rock. :tup:

Wasn't the last time that this happened was in Season 3?? Correct me if I'm wrong...

But no sightings yet... I have a random thinking... could the producers be actually filming the Race as close as the premiere so that spoilers won't leak? Like TARI filming the finale 1 week before it was aired??? Just wondering.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2009, 08:57:18 AM »

Wasn't the last time that this happened was in Season 3?? Correct me if I'm wrong...


The last time a two-hour premiere occured was in Season 10. The last time both a two-hour premiere and two-hour finale occured was Season 9.

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #16 on: June 25, 2009, 09:06:19 AM »
Season 10's premiere was only 90 minutes.  Which means the last time there was a two-hour premiere was in the same season that had the last two-hour finale (TAR9).  But since TAR3, a two-hour premiere occurred several times (and there have been a few 90-minute premieres as well).

As for TAR3, the premiere was only an hour IIRC.  However, there were 2-hour episodes in 2 of the final three episodes, including the finale.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #17 on: June 25, 2009, 09:27:55 AM »
But no sightings yet... I have a random thinking... could the producers be actually filming the Race as close as the premiere so that spoilers won't leak? Like TARI filming the finale 1 week before it was aired??? Just wondering.

But would they have time to edit the whole thing? And also that would be more costly because they must either mail the tapes back or have someone edit while going?
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #18 on: June 25, 2009, 03:53:01 PM »
Looks like the Futon Critic is predicting a 2 hour premiere!

date (day)     time     network     episode title
9/27/09 (Su.)   8:00 PM   CBS   (#1501/1502) N/A

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch.aspx?id=amazing_race&view=listings

two hours worth of TAR15. I don't think I can contain myself.  :lol:

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2009, 01:58:18 PM »
Did we know 12 legs yet for sure?

Well we do now:

"The first team to cross the finish line after twelve legs will win the $1M"


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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2009, 02:43:09 PM »
Anyone have a good guess as to when the last episode will be broadcast?
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #21 on: September 24, 2009, 03:33:04 PM »
December 6th, now that the 12th leg/episode is confirmed by Phil.December 13th will be the Suvivor finale/reunion, and the 20th is the weekend before Christmas.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #22 on: September 24, 2009, 08:29:39 PM »
Anyone have a good guess as to when the last episode will be broadcast?
Thinking about scheduling a "business" trip to NY in December...

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« Reply #23 on: September 25, 2009, 10:18:59 AM »
December 6th, now that the 12th leg/episode is confirmed by Phil.December 13th will be the Suvivor finale/reunion, and the 20th is the weekend before Christmas.

Good thing too!  Would've been a little surprising if the show ended in November.  Not just since the last season lasted longer than usual (on Mother's Day), but I couldn't imagine the finale falling on Thanksgiving weekend.

Would've been nice to end on 12/13, esp given the pattern had it not been for all of the conflicts.  It could've been an every seven years/seasons thing (S1 and S8 finished on 12/13; six seasons later, respectively, the show ended on 5/10 for S7 and S14, and the following season started on 9/27, respectively with S8 and S15).

But, I'm just glad we're getting a decent schedule, with no CBS double-header on 12/6.  And the Jets are playing on the Thursday before, so no worries in case of flexible scheduling.
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« Reply #24 on: September 25, 2009, 11:58:15 AM »
Noo! Finals week on TARCon! :groan:

If only it were a week later...
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #25 on: September 25, 2009, 12:18:34 PM »
Noo! Finals week on TARCon! :groan:

If only it were a week later...

What about this flight on December 7th:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #26 on: September 25, 2009, 01:20:31 PM »
Noo! Finals week on TARCon! :groan:

If only it were a week later...

What about this flight on December 7th:

Wouldn't he still be in the bar at 6am?  :blaster
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #27 on: September 25, 2009, 03:45:40 PM »
Remember please that this is not yet a confirmed date. The TARcon goddesses have not yet spoken.

And we all know that CBS has shuffled dates before...including last minute, so let's not rush to buy tickets or anything just yet. But I do agree that this looks very very likely.

Sorry Neobie...no excuses will be accepted. You are a genius, you'll sort it out. :hugs:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule
« Reply #28 on: October 21, 2009, 10:20:09 PM »
Looks like the Futon Critic is predicting a 2 hour premiere!

date (day)     time     network     episode title

9/27/09 (Su.)8:00 P CBS (#1501/1502) "They Thought Godzilla Was Walking Down the Street" (Japan/Vietnam)"
10/4/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1503) It's Like Being Dropped on Planet Mars (Vietnam)
10/11/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1504)  Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come (Cambodia)
10/18/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1505)   Iím Like Ricky Bobby (Dubai)
10/25/09 (Su.)8:00 PM CBS (#1506)  Do It for the Hood! Do It for the Suburbs
11/1/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1507) (Projected Date)This is Not My Finest Hour (The Netherlands)
11/8/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1508) (Projected Date)
11/15/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS   (#1509) (Projected Date)
11/22/09 (Su.)   8:00 PM CBS   (#1510) (Projected Date)
11/29/09 (Su.)   8:00 PM   CBS   (#1511) (Projected Date)
12/6/09 (Su.)   8:00 PM   CBS   (#1512) (Projected Date)

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch.aspx?id=amazing_race&view=listings

We now get 13 episodes!? Will we get a recap show? It doesnt fit in with the Race Map?

date (day)     time     network     episode title

9/27/09 (Su.)8:00 P CBS (#1501/1502) "They Thought Godzilla Was Walking Down the Street" (Japan/Vietnam)"
10/4/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1503) It's Like Being Dropped on Planet Mars (Vietnam)
10/11/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1504)  Sean Penn Cambodia Here We Come (Cambodia)
10/18/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1505)   Iím Like Ricky Bobby (Dubai)
10/25/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1506) Do It For the Hood! Do It For the Suburbs! (Dubai)
11/1/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1507) This is Not My Finest Hour (The Netherlands)
11/8/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1508) N/A
11/15/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1509) N/A
11/22/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1510) N/A
11/29/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1511) (Projected Date)
12/6/09 (Su.) 8:00 PM CBS (#1512) (Projected Date)
12/13/09 (Su.)8:00 PM   CBS (#1513) (Projected Date)

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #29 on: October 21, 2009, 10:38:02 PM »
Noo! Finals week on TARCon! :groan:

If only it were a week later...
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2009, 10:39:19 PM »
 just posted something similar in the Survivor thread after seeing the projected Survivor  change to Dec 20 for the finale.

There are some media reasons why the two finales (survivor and TAR) have been scheduled one week apart in the past...wonder if the change in Survivor's finale necessitates a change in TAR as well?

Not sure this should be considered firm yet though...
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #31 on: October 21, 2009, 11:04:57 PM »
Oh God oh God oh God... :yess:

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How are we going to squeeze out that extra episode if it was never planned for?
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #32 on: October 21, 2009, 11:11:46 PM »
Recap show, or skip a week...

Anything is still possible, Futon Critic has been wrong before...But I think this IS possible in view of the Survivor change. :duno:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #33 on: October 21, 2009, 11:13:30 PM »
Oh God oh God oh God... :yess:

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http://academic-calendar.uchicago.edu/future/index.html#2009_fall

How are we going to squeeze out that extra episode if it was never planned for?
I'll guess we get bumped one Sunday around the Holiday? Thanksgiving ? but they have been starting Christmas a wee bit early, the stores already have decorations :grins:


Neobie! You now get American Holidays!  :jumpy:

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #34 on: October 22, 2009, 12:50:01 AM »
FWIW, there were stores that had holiday decorations up and holiday items for sale the weekend TAR 15 premiered -- WalMart, Target, Walgreens, Best Buy, and Amazon.com, for starters.

Regarding that updated listings page for TAR at TFC, that's interesting, enough so that I sent Brian Ford Sullivan an email and asked him if he knows something that led to that change. I've sent him emails at TFC in the past and even if he didn't reply, the issue would be reflected on the site.

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #35 on: October 22, 2009, 07:39:53 AM »
Yeah, when I saw that last night, I figured that Survivor would've been changed in terms of the air date.  I was too lazy/tired last night to further investigate, however.  Given the number of teams left, I can't see anything else other then TPTB skipping a week or a recap show.  Per Survivor's list on TFC, they have every episode listed as a real episode, even though one of them is slated to be the patented clip show.

Given the number of people left in Survivor Samoa, it does not look (super) realistic that Survivor will wrap up on the 13th of December.  Remember that they typically do a recap episode on Thanksgiving, so that's one day gone.  As a result, it's looking like Survivor will end on 12/20.  Of course, that technically shouldn't affect whether TAR should end on the 6th or the 13th, but since the move to Sunday, every season (save for TAR12) ended the week prior to the Survivor finale and live reunion.  As mentioned, it's probably due to media reasons.

Yeah, Survivor ending that late is not normal, as it's close to the holidays.  However, Christmas is at the end of that week, so I guess it shouldn't be that big of a deal.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #36 on: October 22, 2009, 08:51:33 AM »
UPDATE .. The Futon Critic has changed the schedule back to the way it was originally listed ... :colors

12/6/09 (Su.)   8:00 PM   CBS   (#1512) (Projected Date)

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch.aspx?id=amazing_race&view=listings

for those interested Survivor listing ...

http://www.thefutoncritic.com/showatch.aspx?id=survivor&view=listings

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #37 on: October 22, 2009, 10:23:29 AM »
Well, I think my e-mail got answered!
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #38 on: October 22, 2009, 12:02:44 PM »
Here is what TFC's reply to my email overnight:

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Thanks for writing! It looks like the extra date was accidentally created by SURVIVOR's finale moving to December 20. It should be corrected by the time you read this.

So that confirms that something came out moving Survivor's finale date, and that there isn't anything (so far) that supports a later finale for TAR.

I do know that the TARCON organizers won't say anything until they get confirmation from their contacts.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #39 on: October 22, 2009, 03:16:27 PM »
Well give the dog a bone!   :jam:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #40 on: October 22, 2009, 04:28:27 PM »
Here is what TFC's reply to my email overnight:

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Thanks for writing! It looks like the extra date was accidentally created by SURVIVOR's finale moving to December 20. It should be corrected by the time you read this.

So that confirms that something came out moving Survivor's finale date, and that there isn't anything (so far) that supports a later finale for TAR.

I do know that the TARCON organizers won't say anything until they get confirmation from their contacts.
Nice theschnauzers! Thank you!

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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #41 on: October 25, 2009, 11:11:16 AM »
Awesome. Thanks! :tup:
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #42 on: November 09, 2009, 11:23:34 AM »
The TAR 15 finale has been confirmed for 12/6/09.
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Re: Amazing Race 15 premiere date /schedule *update
« Reply #43 on: November 09, 2009, 08:16:07 PM »
I was coming over to mention that The Futon Critic has updated its Listings page fot TAR. It now treats episode 1512 airing on December 6th as definite and not projected, and now states season 15 is a 12 episode order.

Something must have come in from CBS for TFC to make both changes at the same time.
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