Amazing Race Season 27 Cast Revealed: Team TMZ to Compete Against Team Paparazzi

The Season 27 cast of The Amazing Race was revealed on Thursday, Sept. 3, and it looks like Team Paparazzi will face off against Team TMZ -- get the details here and meet the new contestants! Credit: Sonja Flemming/CBS

This race will definitely be amazing. The Season 27 cast of The Amazing Race was revealed on Thursday, Sept. 3, and 11 teams will face off against each other, including a set of TMZ employees and two members of the paparazzi.

According to CBS' release, the competitors will take off from L.A.'s Venice Beach neighborhood and travel to Rio de Janeiro, where they will be faced with a Fast Forward, which allows a team to skip any remaining tasks during one leg of the race. Meet the teams below!

1. Team TMZ

Who: Kelly Berning, 37, and Shevonne Sullivan, 31

Connection: Coworkers

2. Team Paparazzi

Who: Logan Fazio, 36, and Chris Gordon, 46

Connection: Dating/Business partners

3. Team Cousins

Who: Alex Manard, 22, and Adam Dingeman, 24

Connection: Cousins

4. Team Alabama

Who: Denise Williams, 51, and James Earl Corley, 26

Connection: Mom and son

5. Team Dancers

Who: Ernest Phillips, 29, and Jin Lao, 26

Connection: Brothers

6. Team Track Stars

Who: Jazmine Lewis, 23, and Danielle Littleton, 23

Connection: Best friends

7. The Green Team

Who: Justin Scheman, 30, and Diana Bishop, 30

Connection: Engaged

8. Team Chac Attack

Who: Cindy Chac, 36, and Rick Chac, 38

Connection: Spouses

9. Team Reporters

Who: Kelsey Gerckens, 25, and Joey Buttitta, 26

Connection: Dating/coworkers

10. Team Texas

Who: Tanner Kloven, 26, and Josh Ahern, 28

Connection: Best friends

11. Team Cheerleaders

Who: Tiffany Chantell Torres, 28, and Krista DeBono, also 28

Connection: Former New York Jets cheerleaders

The new season will premiere Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. ET on CBS.

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