June 16, 2011 10:38am PT by Lesley Goldberg
'The Amazing Race': CBS Orders 20th Cycle
CBS’ Emmy darling The Amazing Race will return for a 20th cycle.
The network announced Thursday that the seven-time Emmy-winning reality series will return for its 19th installment this fall, with its 20th run set for spring 2012.
Hosted by Phil Keoghan, Race completed its 18th edition in May, which saw sisters LaKisha Hoffman and Jennifer Hoffman top Harlem Globetrotters Herb Lang and Nate Lofton.
During Race’s past two editions, the reality competition series averaged 11.19 million viewers with a 3.4/9 in the advertiser-coveted adults 18-49 demographic.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo executive produce for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Earthview, in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions. Van Munster and Doganieri created the series.
The 19th edition returns this fall on Sundays at 8 p.m. on CBS.