|The Amazing Race Arrives in Israel
By LJDB, January 2, 2009
Israel gets it’s own version of the internationally popular, award winning The Amazing Race with HaMerotz LaMillion (or The Race to the Million) premiering soon. It is produced by Reshet to air on Israel’s Channel 2.
This is the 3rd franchise of the reality hit after The Amazing Race Asia and Brazil’s The Amazing Race: A Corrida Milionária. A Central Europe version was cancelled in the planning stages and a Latin American version is currently in pre-production.
Hosted by model and TV host Raz Meirman, HaMerotz LaMillion will feature 10 teams racing for the prize of 1 million shekels. Raz Meirman was himself a contestant on the Israeli Dancing with the Stars.
The official Reshet website offers a special sneak peek: