Travel Channel gets in the ‘Race’

Cable net acquires rights to CBS reality series

Travel Channel has acquired the exclusive off-net cable rights to CBS’ globe-trotting reality series “The Amazing Race.”

Under terms of the deal, Travel gets seasons 12-14 of the Emmy-winning skein from CBS Television Distribution. Season 13 of the series is currently in production for CBS Television; the 14th campaign has yet to be signed off on.

Travel will premiere season 12 on Sept. 3, placing “Race” into its Wednesday 8 p.m. timeslot.

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