“The Amazing Race” is embracing the social revolution.
The CBS competition has cast social media mavens for its upcoming 28th season. YouTube stars Tyler Oakley, Burnie Burns and Blair Fowler; Vine celebrities Zach King and Cole LaBrant; Instagram sensations Jessica Versteeg and
Brittany Oldehoff; and gamers Burnie Burns and Ashley Jenkins are among the contestants who will journey around the world.
Host Phil Keoghan will also for the first time stream live video on Facebook from the race’s first destination on Nov. 15 at approximately 7:30 p.m. PT.
Below are the 11 teams:
Social media influencers Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl
YouTube stars Burnie Burns and Ashley Jenkins
YouTube hosts Erin White Robinson and Joslyn Davis
Vine star Cole LaBrant and mom Sheri LaBrant
Viner Zach King and wife Rachel King
YouTube sensations Dana Borriello and Matt Steffanina
Instagram models Jessica Versteeg and Brittany Oldehoff
Viral video sensation Marty Cobb and daughter Hagan Parkman
Beauty YouTuber Blair Fowler and dad Scott Fowler
Vine aficionados Cameron Benson and Darius Benson
Pro frisbee players Kurt Gibson and Brodie Smith