'The Amazing Race' Expands Around Asia


SYDNEY - Bertram Van Munster and Disney are taking The Amazing Race into new territories, with Disney Media Distribution announcing deals for localized versions of the reality franchise in the burgeoning South East Asian markets of Vietnam and The Philippines.

The new shows follow the success of localized versions of the Emmy award winning reality series in Australia in 2011 and China in 2010 and 2011.

In Vietnam, BHD and VTV3 will produce and shoot 13 episodes of ???ng ?ua K? Thú, the local name for The Amazing Race. Actor Dustin Nguyen, of the original 21 Jump Street, will host the show and is the series producer and director. The series will premiere in Vietnam on May 18. Read More...



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