From a digital series to an interactive map: CTV.ca gives fans everything they need to participate in 'The Amazing Race Canada'
Want to know what it’s like to run “The Amazing Race Canada?”
With an innovative digital series, exclusive video, thrilling gamisodes, an interactive map and premium contests (with a chance to win up to $185,000 in prizing) at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada beginning July 15, you’ll be closer than ever before.
“From an exclusive digital after-show to a unique cheer-to-win contest, these online extensions provide fans the opportunity to further explore our great country and participate in the race of a lifetime,” said Mike Cosentino, Senior Vice-President, Programming, CTV Networks.
Inside the Race With Blackberry
“Inside The Race With Blackberry" is an exclusive digital companion series for ‘The Amazing Race Canada’ hosted by ETALK’s Danielle McGimsie and Teddy Wilson, co-host of “Innerspace” and “Never Ever Do This At Home.”
Starting Tuesday, July 16 at 10 a.m. ET, with new episodes available each week, adventurous fans can go behind the scenes with in-depth, post-race analysis, including exclusive interviews with racers and never-before-seen footage.
Top tidbits from across the Twitterverse will be featured on-screen during ‘Inside The Race With Blackberry.’ Fans will also have a chance to win a weekly prize of a BlackBerry® Z10TM by answering questions related to that week’s episode, as well as a grand prize of $5,000 cash.
Fast Track Gamisodes from Chevrolet Canada
Beginning Tuesday, July 16 viewers can join ‘The Amazing Race Canada’ host Jon Montgomery for Fast Track Gamisodes from Chevrolet Canada. Filmed on location, the gamisodes allow fans to compete in online versions of the same challenges the teams tackle in the Race to unlock exclusive ‘The Amazing Race Canada’ footage.
Plus, starting Tuesday, July 16, ETALK's Danielle McGimsie and TSN's Cabbie Richards go head-to-head in the race-inspired online series ‘Finding New Roads,’ presented by Chevrolet Canada. The two-minute episodes feature the hosts competing in nine challenges incorporating the features of selected Chevrolet vehicles. A new challenge is unlocked for viewers each week.
Air Canada Cheer to Win Contest
Each week, as of Monday, July 15, viewers are invited to enter the Air Canada Cheer to Win Contest online by choosing their favourite team. Viewers can earn bonus entries by correctly answering trivia questions on destinations visited in the show. Featuring the same weekly prizes awarded to the winning team at the pit stop, viewers can enter once a week for the duration of the show. Everyone who enters the weekly contest will be included in a draw for the grand prize, a year of travel for two people in Executive First class to any of the 175 destinations Air Canada flies to worldwide – just like the winners of ‘The Amazing Race Canada.’
Interac FlashTM Memory Game
Also starting Monday, July 15, fans can play the Interac FlashTM Memory Game sponsored by Interac Association for a chance to win a $5,000 grand prize and daily $200 gift cards from various merchants. Plus, starting the week of Tuesday, July 23, fans can register online at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada to participate in the Interac Flash Challenge. This live event allows fans to participate in speed inspired challenges in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver for a chance to win a share of $25,000 in prizing.
“The Amazing Race Canada” airs Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT beginning July 15 on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times). Full episodes will also be available online at CTV.ca.