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"Amazing Race": No Help from the Babushkas

The 11 new teams competing in the newest installment of CBS's multi-Emmy Award-winning series, THE AMAZING RACE, which premieres with a special 90 minute debut on Sunday, Sept. 26 (8:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT). Emmy nominee Phil Keoghan is the host. Pictured top row, LtoR: Andie and Jenna, Gary and Mallory, Brook and Claire, Chad and Stephanie, Jill and Thomas, Nat and Kat, Connor and Jonathan; Bottom row, LtoR: Kevin and Michael, Nick and Vicki, Ron and Tony, Katie and Rachel Photo:
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The 11 teams competing in the newest installment of CBS' "The Amazing Race." (CBS)
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NEW YORK (CBS) With some of Nick and Vicki's blunders of previous episodes fresh in mind, one wonders why this hasn't happened before.

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The dating couple came in last Sunday night on "The Amazing Race." But since it was a non-elimination leg of the race, they are still in the game, although they will have to perform an extra task next week to keep their chances alive.

The race through St. Petersburg gave contestants a taste of Russian life and culture with challenges that involved identifying classical Russian piano composition or scenes from a Russian movie classic and planting potatoes while dressed as a Babushka.

Dating couple Jill and Thomas were first across the finish line and won a trip for two to Sao Paulo, Brazil.