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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #75 on: January 17, 2013, 11:16:05 AM »
WIKI is NEVER a source. :lol:

It is an excellent re-source after the fact, but never ever can be considered a source as anyone can edit in anything...


I think perhaps this season is moving ahead with plans (interviews, etc) but is awaiting the official word/greenlight. We have had TAR seasons like that as well. :tup:

I will stand by this for now though.


You are right on the money with that Peach ;) as they appear to be waiting for 7 to give them the word to start racing. Budgeting as you can expect would be quite tight after 7 brought back the Mole this year (which started filming a few days ago).


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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #76 on: January 17, 2013, 07:39:48 PM »
i just found the application it says its closed and it says series 3.

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The world's biggest TV adventure is back!

 
 
The Amazing Race Australia involves teams of two racing around the world for the chance to win a big cash prize.
 
 
 
If you and a teammate have what it takes then apply here.
 
 
 
Please review the following points carefully before starting your application.
 
 
 
1. All applications must be submitted as a team of two - Applicant A & Applicant B.

    You and your partner should tell us everything we need to know about why you would be perfect for the race.

 
 
2. Both applicants must be 21 years of age or older before 30 September 2012.
 
   
 
3. Both applicants must be Australian citizens or have been a permanent resident of Australia for at least 2 years.

 
 
4. Neither applicant may be now or have been in the past 2 years an employee, officer, director or agent of the Seven Network or Active TV or their affiliates, or be associated with any news or media outlet, including any web based media outlet, in Australia
 
    or elsewhere.

 
 
5.  You must submit ALL material for your application to be considered:
 
 
 
     - 1 x completed application per team
 
     - 3 x recent photos in .jpeg format - one photo of Applicant A, one photo of Applicant B and one photo of both
 
       Applicant A & Applicant B (your team) together in the same shot
 
     - 1 x 3 minute video of your team.  The video must feature both Applicant A & Applicant B together.

       The video should tell us about you and your relationship with your teammate, and why you want to be on the show. 

       DO NOT send us a re-enactment of the Race, the program's title sequence, a music montage or a selection of
 
       holiday images. 

       Ensure that both the audio and vision of your video is clear. 

       You must upload your completed video as a .mov, .avi, .wmv or .mpg file. The video file must be a maximum of 30MB.
 
 
 
6. Preparing your application will take time. Before starting the online application form you must have the 3 photos and 1 video
 
    ready. The online application form will take approximately one hour to complete. Only completed applications will
 
    be considered.

7. Only submit one application per team but you may submit additional applications with different teammates.
 
 
 
8. Both applicants must agree to the Terms and Conditions within the online questionnaire.
 
    A copy of these Terms and Conditions may be viewed on our website at http://au.tv.yahoo.com/the-amazing-race-australia/

 
 
 
 
We will only contact you if you have been selected for additional interview. 
 
 
 
Thank you for your time and good luck!
 



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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #77 on: January 22, 2013, 05:12:06 PM »
Has anyone heard any news about TARAU lately.
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #78 on: January 24, 2013, 02:06:29 PM »
Haven't heard anything at all since new years.  :'(

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #79 on: January 29, 2013, 10:00:12 PM »
An update on TARAU 3 will (hopefully) occur in the coming days as TV Tonight will do their program wrap for 7 for the upcoming year. (TV tonight have done their wraps for 9 and 10)
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #80 on: January 29, 2013, 10:56:10 PM »
An update on TARAU 3 will (hopefully) occur in the coming days as TV Tonight will do their program wrap for 7 for the upcoming year. (TV tonight have done their wraps for 9 and 10)

The race will probably not happen this year (as in air) unless they really get the green light from 7 soon and start to cast and plan things out to film if they wanna air before the end of the ratings season (which is end of November). I'm trying to see if any timeslots have become available that are potentially good for 7 to slot TARAus in and get adequate ratings as I would rather them get great ratings which continues the franchise than cram a 3rd season in and get luke-warm ratings. It looks like potentially Beauty and the Geek will be moved up earlier this year so that could possibly make way for TARAus to get decent ratings as that is the only reason why Beauty and the Geek did well at the end of last year (as there wasn't anything else on any of the other networks).

Also remember the AACTA Awards Ceremony is tonight so stay tuned to see how TARAus fares in both its nominations.

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #81 on: January 29, 2013, 11:03:16 PM »
I don't think they will do that. The end of the year is when TAR 23 will most likely air.
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #82 on: January 29, 2013, 11:06:52 PM »
I don't think they will do that. The end of the year is when TAR 23 will most likely air.

OK so when do you predict a 3rd season would air if it does air this year?

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #83 on: January 29, 2013, 11:11:26 PM »
I don't think they will do that. The end of the year is when TAR 23 will most likely air.

OK so when do you predict a 3rd season would air if it does air this year?

Maybe this year is a skip year and TARAU 3 might come back next year but who knows they could do the unlikily option of Sep - Nov but who knows.
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #84 on: January 29, 2013, 11:18:45 PM »
I don't think they will do that. The end of the year is when TAR 23 will most likely air.

OK so when do you predict a 3rd season would air if it does air this year?

Maybe this year is a skip year and TARAU 3 might come back next year but who knows they could do the unlikily option of Sep - Nov but who knows.

Both options are likely, it might be too much Reality TV for viewers to handle if the race was chucked in with the Mole as well. Wasn't there someone on this forum that heard from an inside source about 7 planning on alternating the mole and the race every year?

And Active seem to be alternating as well between filming for the Israeli race (I mean season 2 filmed way back in March 2011 so it's been almost 2 years since) and the Aussie race and they like to recycle tasks/destinations from both, so if  3rd season does happen perhaps we'll see countries like New Zealand, Thailand, Japan, Korea and Spain?

Time will tell I guess but I am just hoping 7 do update us and tvtonight on the situation as it all is very vague right now!


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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #85 on: January 30, 2013, 04:14:23 AM »
The AACTA awards results are in and TARAU
has won the best reality award but lost the best direction award.
Source:http://m.theaustralian.com.au/arts/six-awards-makes-the-sapphires-the-jewel-of-2nd-aacta-ceremony/story-e6frg8n6-1226565345131
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #86 on: January 30, 2013, 10:06:20 AM »
The AACTA awards results are in and TARAU
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has won the best reality award but lost the best direction award.
Source:http://m.theaustralian.com.au/arts/six-awards-makes-the-sapphires-the-jewel-of-2nd-aacta-ceremony/story-e6frg8n6-1226565345131

I know congratulations to the entire team! Now Seven has no excuse not to renew it and start developing and casting for a 3rd season! C'mon an International Emmy and now an AACTA award, what more do you guys want?

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #87 on: January 30, 2013, 03:38:58 PM »
7's programming wrap is here and

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“There are a number of announcements to come for the back half of the year including Beauty & The Geek, Amazing Race and so forth. A lot of things are in the mix, and things will become clearer in the coming months.”

Judging by this they are planing to put it on at the back end of the year.

Source: http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/01/programmers-wrap-2013-seven.html
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #88 on: January 30, 2013, 08:20:43 PM »
7's programming wrap is here and

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“There are a number of announcements to come for the back half of the year including Beauty & The Geek, Amazing Race and so forth. A lot of things are in the mix, and things will become clearer in the coming months.”

Judging by this they are planing to put it on at the back end of the year.

Source: http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/01/programmers-wrap-2013-seven.html

We should be getting an announcement soon and it depends on the financial report and their budget whether they can squeeze it into the back half of this year or early next year. All I can say is that a future season should definitely be happening, it's just a question of when. I know some teams that were contacted late last year but were told the season might not happen for a while so just to still confirm whether they were available and willing to do it.

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #89 on: January 31, 2013, 08:19:40 AM »
7's programming wrap is here and

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“There are a number of announcements to come for the back half of the year including Beauty & The Geek, Amazing Race and so forth. A lot of things are in the mix, and things will become clearer in the coming months.”

Judging by this they are planing to put it on at the back end of the year.

Source: http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/01/programmers-wrap-2013-seven.html
What months are considered the "back end of the Year" for Australian TV?

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #90 on: January 31, 2013, 09:00:14 AM »
7's programming wrap is here and

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“There are a number of announcements to come for the back half of the year including Beauty & The Geek, Amazing Race and so forth. A lot of things are in the mix, and things will become clearer in the coming months.”

Judging by this they are planing to put it on at the back end of the year.

Source: http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2013/01/programmers-wrap-2013-seven.html
What months are considered the "back end of the Year" for Australian TV?

I would say September to November

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #91 on: April 09, 2013, 01:32:10 AM »
Has anyone heard anything.
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #92 on: April 13, 2013, 09:07:45 AM »
There has been some movement. That's all I know.   :)

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #93 on: April 13, 2013, 12:15:22 PM »
we should be seeing or hearing something since it usually airs in May ???

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« Reply #94 on: April 13, 2013, 04:47:34 PM »
we should be seeing or hearing something since it usually airs in May ???
Our current theory is that they will film it during (Australia's) winter (June-August) for a spring Airing (September-November); basically it will follow a production cycle like what TARUS 23 would do

Who knows they could even pool their resources and do a similar route to each other (I heard that somthing like that could of happen between TARUS and TARI a couple of years ago)
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #95 on: April 13, 2013, 06:33:21 PM »
we should be seeing or hearing something since it usually airs in May ???
Our theory is that they will film it during (Australia's) winter (June-August) for a spring Airing (September-November); basically it will follow a production cycle like what TARUS 23 would do

Who knows they could even pool their resources and do a similar route to each other (I heard that somthing like that could of happen between TARUS and TARI a couple of years ago)

Equals 7 losing shocking amounts of viewers from TARAus, if it airs even one hour later. Ain't gonna happen.
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #96 on: April 13, 2013, 10:30:36 PM »
There won't be a season 3 this year (well going to air anyways). One could potentially film for a 2014 season but they are letting The Mole run its course and seeing how it fares as that looks like the replacement to this year's race. There was a rumour about the race and the mole alternating in different years so we'll see how that holds up...

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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #97 on: May 15, 2013, 02:46:16 PM »
With the TV show "Defiance" just being renewed for a second season, I wonder what will mean for TAR Aus?

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« Reply #98 on: May 16, 2013, 07:14:36 AM »
With the TV show "Defiance" just being renewed for a second season, I wonder what will mean for TAR Aus?
At first I didn't know what you meant by "Defence" but I looked it up and it was Grant's show.

Let me answer your question by going back memory lane (cue cheesy flash-back effect). Back in the early 2000's Grant hosted a reality show for 7 called "The Mole" (Which is coming back this year). One season he could't host the show due to something popping up so they got in another host for that season with some other guy (I think his name was Tom)

So to answer your question If 7 want to do another season of TARAU and they can't get Grant they will get another host to take over (It happened before and it could happen again)
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Re: Australian Season 3 NOT confirmed yet - Future remains unclear
« Reply #99 on: May 16, 2013, 10:15:20 AM »
Or they can get another host for the other shows. Phil does more than one thing, timing can always be arranged.
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