'Amazing Race' Gets Fresh Start
Starting next week, "The Amazing Race" will air at 8 p.m. ET Wednesdays, a switch from its previous spot at 10 p.m. Tuesdays. The ninth edition of the Emmy-winning series has been averaging fewer than 10 million viewers since its Feb. 28 premiere, its lowest figures since the third "Race" in summer 2003.
The switch puts it into a fairly wide-open timeslot where no show has been dominant in recent weeks.
It also puts the family-friendly show in a timeslot where more kids are likely to be watching with their parents.
The move of "The Amazing Race" bumps the comedies "Out of Practice" and "Courting Alex" off the schedule;
"Out of Practice," which drew 12.2 million viewers per week in the fall, when it was sandwiched between