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The Amazing Race Australia wins International Emmy Award

November 22, 2012, 11:41 amYahoo7

The Amazing Race Australia has been recognised with a prestigious International Emmy.

The Amazing Race Australia scores an International Emmy Award

The Amazing Race Australia - a co-production of Seven Productions, Active TV and ABC Studios (US) - has been recognised with an International Emmy in the category of non-scripted entertainment during the International Emmy Awards in New York this week.

This one of a kind show features eleven teams of Aussie racers ready to tackle the challenge of a lifetime as they travel more than 65,000 kilometres across 4 continents. Their incredible route includes a mix of iconic sites and some very surprising destinations testing their stamina and personal relationships on every level.

Commenting, Seven's Director of Production, Brad Lyons, said: "We are absolutely over the moon that an Australian production has received such recognition at an international level. Our congratulations to each and every one on the team."

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 50 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology.

Discover more about this award winning show here: The Amazing Race Australia

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