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Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« on: October 12, 2017, 02:01:11 PM »
Season 6 has been confirmed (with a twist)!

https://www.ctv.ca/theamazingracecanada/casting

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This season we are looking for more heroes to compete on The Amazing Race Canada.  Heroes come in all forms military personnel, first responders, teachers, coaches, volunteers, athletes, activists, families all demonstrating leadership, compassion and always wanting to make a difference.

NEW THIS SEASON

You can nominate your Hero or Heroes to be on the show!
It could be a relative, a teacher or coach, a colleague, anyone that you look up to and you see as a Hero.

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Re: The Amazing Race Canada Season 6
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 03:25:24 PM »
what the **** did they watch survivor.


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Re: The Amazing Race Canada Season 6
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 08:51:51 PM »
Love the theme, especially because I research/find inspirational people for a living.

Curious to see who gets cast!
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Re: The Amazing Race Canada Season 6
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2017, 09:00:51 PM »
As they used the word "nominate", this sounds like to me like not Survivor but the reality competition show by Mike Holmes (superstar no-nonsense contractor on HGTV Canada, my little brother's idol), Home Free, which has had 2 seasons on FOX. Contestants helped build houses, each of whom had a hero or heroes they played for who changed their life in some way. At the end of each episode, as they were eliminated, the twist was that their respective hero won the house they helped build in that episode.

But in this case, the nominated people get the experience of racing.

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Re: The Amazing Race Canada Season 6
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 09:20:53 PM »
As they used the word "nominate", this sounds like to me like not Survivor but the reality competition show by Mike Holmes (superstar no-nonsense contractor on HGTV Canada, my little brother's idol), Home Free, which has had 2 seasons on FOX. Contestants helped build houses, each of whom had a hero or heroes they played for who changed their life in some way. At the end of each episode, as they were eliminated, the twist was that their respective hero won the house they helped build in that episode.

But in this case, the nominated people get the experience of racing.

I remember that Maanca! I think the race will be better; maybe some teams will be the inspirational person and the person that nominated them. That would making some interesting TV imo, depending on the dynamic.

I think they could do a gimmick at the starting line where 11 inspirational people get paired up with the person that nominated them right then and there.
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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 07:35:51 AM »
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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 06:16:55 PM »
God, what is this?

The Amazing Race Canada: Hero Edition?

PLEASE go over overseas for TWELEVE legs...
HOWE DOES HE DO THAT?

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 08:46:42 PM »
It's fine if it's only one season, but they better not go overboard with gimmicks like US TAR :groan:
You are the last team to arrive.
This is a Philmination leg, so I'm sorry to tell you that you have been Philiminated from the race.

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2017, 07:10:07 AM »
M/M teams dominant in odd-numbered seasons why F/F teams dominant even-numbered ones, I want TAR Canada have stong co-ed teams while TAR US have strong F/F teams

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2017, 07:56:28 PM »
Well I just started my list of potential teams today. Just FYI.


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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2017, 09:31:56 PM »
^

One of the rosters that I'd trust most.

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2017, 08:36:08 AM »
Well I just started my list of potential teams today. Just FYI.

Ouhhh Can you share it with us? :P

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2017, 11:39:16 AM »
Well I just started my list of potential teams today. Just FYI.

 :spy: Let me see please! What is this twist?

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2017, 11:40:03 AM »
M/M teams dominant in odd-numbered seasons why F/F teams dominant even-numbered ones, I want TAR Canada have stong co-ed teams while TAR US have strong F/F teams

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #14 on: October 20, 2017, 12:09:46 PM »
Well I just started my list of potential teams today. Just FYI.

 :spy: Let me see please! What is this twist?

I just started it - there is only 1 person/team on it. LOL. But someone remind me once filming has started, since I wouldn't want to jeopardize anyone's chances of being cast.
The twist is they are casting for "heroes" but that is loosely defined as in anyone can be a hero. People can also nominate a person/team for consideration - with or without their knowledge.
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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2017, 03:45:21 PM »
Well I just started my list of potential teams today. Just FYI.

 :spy: Let me see please! What is this twist?

I just started it - there is only 1 person/team on it. LOL. But someone remind me once filming has started, since I wouldn't want to jeopardize anyone's chances of being cast.
The twist is they are casting for "heroes" but that is loosely defined as in anyone can be a hero. People can also nominate a person/team for consideration - with or without their knowledge.

You mean you took real people? Or more like archetype of people?

I'm thinking we will have a teacher's team, police or firefighters, and people who did big things for their local communities (not only big cities).

I'm really wondering how they are going to manage the whole nomination thing... :didimiss:
 I mean, why cast someone that didn't even try to be on the show.. that's kind of a slap in the face for everybody that applied. Best case scenario would be to factor all the nominations for people who really applied.

Like if they got a good nomination story from someone, and the nominated person applied, then it's easier to just present it as a person who was nominated. (but the racer really applied).

Anyway... I am curious also to see how it will impact the casting process. We would usually get a message on social media a week after deadline saying everybody who was contacted for round 1 has been contacted, thank you for trying, etc...

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Re: Amazing Race Canada 6 PRE RACE NEWS and SPECULATION
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2017, 05:58:25 PM »
They will contact any nominees and ask them to send in an audition video if they are interested. And to be honest, imo, it won't be much different than when they recruit people or send out blind offers to certain people. They do this every year and have already started to do it this year.