Buckle Up! CTV Orders Season 4 of Canada's #1 Summer Series THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

Casting Opens Sept. 23 Immediately Following Season 3 Finale

– For casting details and updates visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada
– Nail-biting Season 3 finale of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA airs Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO –  
– Immediately following the Season 3 finale is the fan-favourite, after-show special, AFTER THE RACE at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO –
– Episodes 1–10 are now streaming on CraveTV™

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TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - While Brent and Sean, Nick and Matt, Gino and Jesse, and millions of viewers across the country set their sights on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA Season 3 finish line, race fans can also now begin gearing up for their own once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of the most epic race this country has ever seen. CTV announced today it has greenlit another exciting adventure for Canada's most-watched summer series. Casting for the series' fourth season in 2016 will open on Wednesday, Sept. 23, immediately following THE AMAZING RACE CANADA Season 3 finale airing at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. For casting details and updates, fans can now visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada, with additional casting submission details to be announced during AFTER THE RACE, the season finale after-show airing at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO.

**MEDIA NOTE** Download photography of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA at BellMediaPR.ca.

"As we race to the final Pit Stop of Season 3, we're excited to announce that Canada's most-watched Canadian competition series, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, will race for a fourth time," said Randy Lennox, President, Entertainment Production and Broadcasting, Bell Media. "Resonating with viewers over the past three summers, we look forward to welcoming auditions from Canadians from across the country for what is sure to be yet another exhilarating race across the country and beyond!"

"After three amazing seasons, Canadians continue to fall in love with the stories, passion and journeys of our teams" said John Brunton, Executive Producer. "We can't wait to see what Canadians bring to the table this season and look forward to continuing to share our culture with the world."

"Right out of the gate THE AMAZING RACE CANADA has become appointment television for Canadians, anchoring our summer lineup for the past three seasons," said Mike Cosentino, Head, Programming, CTV Networks and CraveTV. "We're excited to confirm the Season 4 order for Summer 2016 on CTV."

On the Season 3 finale of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Wednesday, Sept. 23 at9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), the final three teams race to Vancouver and Whistler, B.C. where they're pushed to the limits in the most terrifying challenge ever. The highs are high and the lows are low. It's winner-take-all in the most extreme finale yet. The three remaining teams still competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are: Brent and Sean brothers from Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S.; Gino and Jesse, brothers from Hamilton; and Nick and Matt, wrestling teammates from Newmarket, Ont. and Stouffville, Ont. The winning team will take home more than one million dollars worth of prizes, including a $250,000 cash payout, "gas for life" from Petro-Canada, the opportunity to fly for a year anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide in Business Class, and two Chevrolet Colorado Trucks – the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year.

Immediately following the Season 3 finale of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is the fan-favourite, one-hour after-show special, AFTER THE RACE (Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO). Shot live in front of a studio audience from CTV's headquarters in Toronto and hosted by TSN's James Duthie (@tsnjamesduthie), AFTER THE RACE reunites all 12 teams to re-live their most memorable moments, while also giving viewers a look at the exclusive first chat with the finalists and the newly crowned winners, just minutes after Canada learns who wins the race.

The most-watched original television series produced in Canada, and summer's #1 series, THE AMAZING RACE CANADA's average audience for Season 3 is 2.6 million viewers each week, with an impressive 1.1 million A25-54 viewers.

In advance on of the Season 3 finale of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.

The three premier sponsors for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Air Canada, Chevrolet Canada, and BMO Financial Group. Dairy Queen® Canada, Mentos, and Petro-Canada also return to partner with the juggernaut hit series.



Racer Twitter Accounts: 
Brent – @brentasweeney 
Sean – @SeanASweeney
Brian and Cynthia – @BrianCynthia_MB
Dana – @dana7h
Amanda – @amj839
Dujean – @Ruthlessraze1
Leilani – @leilanimayaross
Gino – @g_montani
Jesse – @jessemontani
Michaelia – @MichaeliaDrever
Max – @MaxAltamuro 
Elias – @eliastheodorou
Neil – @Race_Dad
Kristin – @sincerley_kris
Nic and Sabrina – @Nic_SabrinaTARC
Nick – @asylum1240
Matt – @mattrlp123
Simi – @simifaq
Ope – @O_Siyoyo 
Susan – @hayresk13
Sharnjit – @Sharnkgill



About CTV
CTV is Canada's #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada's most-watched television network for the past 14 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network's website at CTV.ca.

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Source: Numeris (BBM Canada), Summer 2015: May 25-Sep 13, 2015


For further information: Jessica Charbonneau, CTV Networks, 416.384.3016 or jessica.charbonneau@bellmedia.ca; Alex Tripp, CTV Networks, 416.384.2018 or alex.tripp@bellmedia.ca; Jim Quan, CTV Networks, 416.384.5311 or jim.quan@bellmedia.ca

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