The biggest race in Asia is here. The Amazing Race Asia Season 5 premiered last Thursday, October 13, 2016, 9:00 P.M. on AXN. 11 fearless teams of two from across the Asia battles for the ultimate price of USD 100,000.00. In the premiere episode, the racers gather for the highly anticipated launch of the Race at the National Monument in Jakarta, where celebrity host Allan Wu reveals a surprise and shocking twist at the starting line.
“The Amazing Race Asia is an incredible experience for every contestant. It’s truly life changing as the race pushes you beyond your limits, making you realize that you are stronger, more powerful and more determined than you could ever have imagined,” said Allan Wu, one of the hosts in The Amazing Race Asia Season 5.
“I’m excited to join Allan and the racers in The Amazing Race Asia. I have always loved the series, and now I get to be up close and right in the heart of the action,” Said Tara Basro, the other host in The Amazing Race Season 5.
Parul and Maggie, Beauty Queens and Eric and Rona, Married Couple are the representative of the Philippines in the race. Parul is selfless, patient and understanding while Maggie is gutsy, adventurous and thoughtful. A combination that may help them win the race. Eric is strong, brave and helpful while his wife, Rona, is intelligent, outspoken and courageous. With this combination, this couple may be able to take home that USD 100,000.00.
The Amazing Race Asia season 5 airs every Thursday on AXN at 9:00 P.M. on Cable Link Channel 38, Cignal Digital TV Channel 61, Global Destiny Cable Channel 61, Dream Channel 20, GSat Channel 51 and SkyCable Channel 49.
For an exclusive behind-the-scenes, you may check out their website http://axn-asia.com/TARA. You can also join the conversation on Facebook at TheAmazingRaceASia or use the hashtag #AXNTARA.
Show your support to the Philippine teams by using the hashtag #TARAMagParul and/or #TARAEricRona. Which team are you rooting for? Let me know in the comments!