Next Week: THE AMAZING RACE CANADA Airs on a Special Day, Thursday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO
– Brothers Gino and Jesse reclaim top spot and earn round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Tokyo, plus free gas for two years from Petro-Canada™ –
– Fans can enter contest at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada to win their very own "Mini Jon" figurine, featured in last night's episode –
– In next week's episode, the final four teams race to Alberta's capital, Edmonton, where teams step back in time and Face Off on the ice –
– Season 3 averaging 2.6 million total viewers, with an impressive 1.2 million A25-54 viewers -
– Exclusive content available at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada –
– Follow @AmazingRaceCDA for updates on Season 3 –
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TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Back on Canadian soil, the race came to an end for Toronto-based dancers Dujean and Leilani in tonight's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. Tension reached a boiling point between the exes when they struggled to complete the farming challenges at the Detour and chose to take a penalty. If that wasn't enough, they were later U-turned by wrestlers Nick and Matt. Falling far behind the pack, Dujean and Leilani arrived last to the Pit Stop at Nk'mip Desert Cultural Centre, where they were eliminated from the race.
"Even though we bump heads and we have our differences, we made it this far and that's huge," said Dujean.
"It's a lot to race with someone who you have a history with," added Leilani. "I'm so proud we made it as far as we did."
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Episode 310 Recap
From the Pit Start in Delhi, teams travelled more than 11,000 km to Penticton, British Columbia, in the rich and rolling farmlands of the Okanagan Valley. Once there, teams made their way to D'Angelo Estates Winery to find their next clue. The first challenge tested teams' patience and brain power, as they had to free a Chevy Silverado from a truck maze. At the Road Block, one team member had to complete a two-part wakeboarding obstacle course in the pristine waters of Lake Okanagan.
After placing last in the previous leg, Brent and Sean were forced to complete a speed bump before the Detour, where they bottled, corked, and labelled a dozen bottles of Covert Farms' renowned wine.
At the Detour at Covert Farms, teams chose between brains or brawn. In brains, teams completed a series of farm-based challenges, requiring them to locate wine bottles based on coordinates, launch potatoes at targets, and use a forklift to stack ten wooden pellets. In brawn, teams completed strength-based farming chores, transporting heavy sacks of onion, flipping a tire more than 300 feet, and crossing monkey bars over a pile of fresh manure. All teams then had to traverse a daunting mud run, where at the end, they found the double U-turn. Gino and Jesse chose to U-turn Nick and Matt, while Nick and Matt then U-turned Dujean and Leilani.
Then, at the Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, teams had to scan through more than 18,000 hand-painted mini figurines for a mini Jon Montgomery.
Gino and Jesse were the first to arrive at Nk'mip Desert Cultural Centre, winning the leg. Host Jon Montgomery greeted them with their leg prize – round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Tokyo, plus free gas for two years from Petro-Canada.
The teams searched high and low for a"Mini Jon" figurine amongst a 4,000 square foot model railroad and now fans have a chance to win one of their own. Fans can click onto THE AMAZING RACE CANADA news page on CTV.ca to enter the contest.
Last night's episode will encore this Saturday, Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO – and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. Next week's all-new episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA airs on a special day, Thursday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO, before returning Sept. 23 to its regular Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT timeslot on CTV and CTV GO for the highly anticipated season finale. Episodes 1–9 are also now streaming on CraveTV™, with new episodes available a week after the broadcast premiere. Previous seasons are also now streaming on CraveTV.
Viewers can also catch Dujean and Leilani live on 104.5 CHUM FM morning show ROGER, DARREN, & MARILYN (weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, and weekends at 7 a.m. ET), THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (weekdays at 10 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (weekdays at 1 p.m. ET) on Thursday, Sept. 10, as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.
On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Thursday, Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), the final four teams race to Alberta's capital, Edmonton, where they step back in time and Face Off on the ice. Tempers explode as teams fight tooth-and-nail for their spot in the finale.
The four remaining teams still competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are:
- Brent and Sean – Brothers – Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S.
- Gino and Jesse – Brothers – Hamilton
- Nick and Matt – Wrestling Teammates – Newmarket, Ont. and Stouffville, Ont.
- Simi and Ope – Father and daughter – Burnaby, B.C.
The most-watched television program in Canada this summer, seven weeks of final data confirms THE AMAZING RACE CANADA's average audience for the first seven episodes of Season 3 is 2.6 million total viewers, with an impressive 1.2 million A25-54 viewers.
For more on 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.
SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
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
Hamilton – @HamCElliott
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
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