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Expedition Impossible was a short-lived reality series that follows thirteen teams of three competitors as they "solve problems while racing across deserts, over mountains and through rivers" across the nation of Morocco.
the show run in ten "stages" each of which has a series of "checkpoints". At each checkpoints, teams receive instructions on how to reach the next checkpoints and at some checkpoints they face challenges that must be completed before heading on the next checkpoint. The last team in each stage to reach the final checkpoint is eliminated, If any member of a team quits. then the whole team is eliminated. The first team to cross the finish line after completing the ten stages of the competition will receive $150,000. In addition, each team member will win a new Ford Explorer.
The competition began in Merzouga and concluded in Marrakech, covering a course of around 2,000 miles including treks through the Sahara Desert and over the Atlas Mountains.
International Distributions and AdaptationsEdit
On May 9, 2011 CTV Television Network announced that it had acquired Expedition Impossible for Canadian broadcast and that it would debut the series on June 21. CTV pushed back the premiere to the 23rd, corresponding with its American debut.
On July 16, 2011, Australia's Network Ten started to broadcast the show in the 6:30pm-7:30pm timeslot on its main channel-10.
An adaptation of the series premiered on the channel Cuatro in Spain on January 23, 2013. Hosted by Raquel Sanchez-Silva. Expedition Imposible featuring ten pairs of celebrities racing through Morocco.