The producers have unveiled the lineup of returning "Race-rs" in advance of the show's Feb. 23 season premiere.
The 11 teams of returning competitors include rule-bending cousins Leo Temory and Jamal Zadran, known as the Afghanimals; Brandon Villegas and his new bride, TV personality Rachel Reilly; country singers Jennifer Wayne and Caroline Cutbirth; the brothers known as "the Cowboys," Jet McCoy and Cord McCoy; father-son cancer survivors David and Connor O'Leary;
None of the returning teams has won, but a few have come close. And some of the teams — the Globetrotters, the Cowboys and the mother and deaf son — have competed on the show more than once.
"The Amazing Race" has proved to be a consistent hit for CBS in the ratings as well as at the
The latest race will take the teams through Guangzhou, China; Kiansom Waterfall in Malaysia; Rome, Italy; and Sri Lanka.