via press release:
"THE" TO MAKE ITS 20TH TREK AROUND THE GLOBE
Season 19 of the Multi-Emmy Winning Series Will Premiere this Fall on CBS;
Season 20 Will Air in Spring 2012
CBS has ordered the 20th installment of the seven-time Emmy Award-winning reality series, THE, hosted by Phil Keoghan, for broadcast during the 2011-2012 season.
THEconcluded its 18th installment, "Unfinished Business," on May 8, 2011, which featured former fan favorites returning for a second shot at the one million dollar prize. During the season finale, sisters LaKisha Hoffman and Jennifer Hoffman narrowly ousted Herb Lang and Nate Lofton (the Harlem Globetrotters) to win the Race.
Last season's two editions of THEaveraged 11.19 million viewers, 3.4/09 in adults 18-49 and 4.4/10 in adults 25-54.
The 19th installment of THEwill air this fall, Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Season 20 is scheduled for broadcast in spring 2012.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo are the executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc. in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions. THE AMAZING RACE was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.