From Jim Slotek of Postmedia Network:
‘The Amazing Race Canada’: How they make one of TV’s most popular shows
The long-term strategy for the show was either to expand or contract. Canada is a big country, but eventually they’d end up appearing to repeat themselves or get folksy (and it’s an important part of the dynamic of the U.S. Amazing Race that contestants race about in locations where they don’t speak English).
“I don’t want to burn up Canada so fast,” Brunton says. “It’s full of interesting stories and we want to let them breathe.” Continue reading.