one in four people in Singapore watched Amazing Race ep filmed there.

one in four people in Singapore watched Amazing Race ep filmed there.
Last week’s two-hour episode that took the remaining Amazing Race 3 teams to Singapore was watched in that country by one in four people. About “850,000 people tuned in, the highest ever for all three seasons of the show so far… triple the average viewership for one episode,” Channel NewsAsia reports. Viewer’s reactions to television star Phua Chu Kang’s presence were mixed; some thought he represented Singapore well, while others did not.

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