AND THEY’RE OFF! HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS STARS FLIGHT TIME AND BIG EASY RETURN FOR THE ALL-STAR EDITION OF “THE AMAZING RACE” ON CBS
(PHOENIX, Jan. 27, 2014) – Fan favorites Flight Time Lang and Big Easy Lofton of the iconic Harlem Globetrotters – who captured the hearts of millions of fans worldwide during two top-four finishes on the Emmy Award-winning CBS Television series, “The Amazing Race” – hope the third time will be the charm, as the duo has been selected to compete in the upcoming all-star edition of “The Amazing Race.”
“The Amazing Race” will premiere on Sunday, Feb. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network (check your local listings).
“The Globetrotters play over 400 games in more than 30 countries every year, and we are excited about the opportunity to entertain our fans all over the world who watch the show,” said Flight Time.
“We are really looking forward to the challenge and honored to represent the Globetrotters,” said Big Easy. “It’s going to be a lot of fun for us and our fantastic fans.”
Flight Time, Big Easy, and their Globetrotter teammates are in the midst of the team’s 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour, where fans can vote at www.harlemglobetrotters.com/rule for ground-breaking new rules they would like to see used in Globetrotters games. The North American leg of the tour will see the Globetrotters play 300 games in over 250 cities in 48 U.S. states, six Canadian provinces and Puerto Rico through April 2014.
Sponsored by Wonderful Pistachios, Howard Johnson Hotels, World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, The Harlem Globetrotters® are celebrating their 88th consecutive year, continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans-among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents-over more than eight thrilling decades.