Swimming with the fishes on The Amazing Race Canada
Thereâ€™s something fitting about a bus pulling away just as you run up to it, even on television.Â They seem to be trying to inject a bit of a strategic game in our Race, usually the Express Passes are given for winning a leg and the Fast Forward takes you out of the wayâ€”but youâ€™ll probably get first that episode with the FF. In typical Canadian politeness two teams agree to work together … but in no real shock the team from Big Brother breaks the deal. Though when they arenâ€™t yelling at each other they seem like a strong team.
Although with the other Pass having to be given away either in Episode 3 or 4, I donâ€™t see how much strategy could really go into it. There are eight teams left, so it canâ€™t cause too much of an upset. The Face Off twist from last year was kind of a bust too. In terms of being strategic better just leave that to the U-Turn boards.
Having been to Calgary last year, I was deeply amused how the twins kept searching around the wrong building, which you can seeÂ from the tower but it clearly wrong. Two rapeling Roadblocks in a row? Meh.Â I know they’re going for a positive edit, but damn if Lowellâ€™s big grin going down the tower and fish puns with Julie wasnâ€™t sweet as hell.
That Sim Detour must have been harder then it looked. It seemed just like a video game but three teams GTFO almost instantly.
Oh wow! An actual footrace between the last two teams! This is so tense and exciting … way to undercut the tension there. I know non-elimination legs are planned in advance but this seems a bit early. (And arenâ€™t we short at least one team this year to begin with?)Â Going international next week Yay! â€”DanAmazing
I find there is a lack of age diversity this time. Not very many older couples, itâ€™s all very pretty and attractive shiny people. â€”Kelly H.
Where will Major Crimes and Rizzoli & Isles land?
Now that Super Channel has lost the rights to Major Crimes and Rizzoli &Â Isles, is there any word on the new seasons being picked up by a Canadian broadcaster? I know the last season of Rizzoli, which aired on Super Channel, is about to air on Showcase.
Meantime, has a Canadian broadcaster picked Shooter, which begins in the U.S. soon? â€”Doug
No word yet on where Major Crimes and Rizzoli &Â Isles will air now that Super Channel has lost the rights, but Showcase is a natural and likely fit for both, especially since Rizzoli is airing in a second window on that station.
As Jayme notes below, Shooter will be broadcast on Bravo this fall.
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Shooter will air on Bravo this fall.
Thanks for letting me know.
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