Fall TV Preview

Amazing Race 23 Cast Includes NFL Vets, NHL Ice Dancers, MLB Wives and 'Bingo Queens'

CBS has unveiled the cast for the 23rd running of The Amazing Race (premiering Sunday, Sept. 29), and among the globe-trotters are a pair of former NFL teammates, two MLB “baseball wives” (which apparently is an “occupation”) and a couple of self-described “bingo queens.”

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This fall’s TAR will bring back the Double Express Pass twist that was introduced last cycle — in which the first team to check in at the first pit stop will earn two “Express Passes” (one for themselves and one that must be given to another team by the end of the fifth leg) — while the challenges/destinations include paragliding in Iquique, Chile, a bone-chilling plunge in Norway and Formula One racing in Abu Dhabi.

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Scout out the 11 teams here, then share your knee-jerk predictions for who will excite you and who will annoy you.