Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl will travel around the world with 11 other teams as part of the upcoming season of “The Amazing Race,” CBS announced Wednesday.
Other contestants include gamer vlogger Blair Fowler, Vine star Cole Labrant, and Rooster Teeth co-founder Burnie Burns.
In addition, the network also announced that for the first time, host Phil Keoghan will stream live video on Facebook from the race’s first destination, providing fans a real-time look behind the scenes.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri and Mark Vertullo are the executive producers for Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Earthview Inc. in association with ABC Studios and Amazing Race Productions. “The Amazing Race” was created by Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri.
The 11 teams competing this season are:
Tyler Oakley and Korey Kuhl
Tyler has more than 7.7 million subscribers on YouTube and is one of the biggest social media influencers in the space. He is racing with his best friend and fellow YouTube star, Korey Kuhl, who hosts the award-winning podcast “Psychobabble” with him.
Burnie Burns and Ashley Jenkins
Burnie runs Rooster Teeth, one of the largest gaming sites with more than 8.2 million subscribers on YouTube. He is racing with his girlfriend and Rooster Teeth co-host, Ashley.
Erin White Robinson and Joslyn Davis
Erin and Joslyn are best friends and YouTube hosts for the popular news and entertainment channel Clevver, where they cover everything Hollywood.
Sheri and Cole LaBrant
Cole is a teen heartthrob Viner who has amassed more than 6.5 million followers. He is racing with his mother, Sheri.
Zach and Rachel King
Zach is best known as the Magic Viner and has more than 3.7 million followers. He is racing with his wife, Rachel.
Dana Borriello and Matt Steffanina
Engaged couple Dana and Matt are best known for their dance videos and tutorials. They have danced all over the world and Matt has more than 2.4 million subscribers on YouTube.
Jessica Versteeg and Brittany Oldehoff
Jessica and Brittany are best friends and Instagram Models who together have more than 60,000 followers.
Marty Cobb and Hagan Parkman
Marty is best known for her hilarious flight attendant safety demonstration that went viral and has more than 22 million views on YouTube. She is racing with her daughter, Hagan.
Scott and Blair Fowler
Blair started her YouTube channel when she was 14, posting beauty and fashion videos. She has expanded her channel to include all things lifestyle and has amassed more than 1.7 million subscribers. She is racing with her father.
Kurt Gibson and Brodie Smith
Brodie turned his Frisbee skills into popular videos and has a YouTube channel with more than 1 million followers. He is racing with his best friend and former ultimate Frisbee teammate, Kurt. They won three National Championships at the University of Florida.
Cameron and Darius Benson
Cameron and Darius made a name for themselves on Vine by doing crazy stunts like parkour, unicycling and juggling. Together they have more than 3 million followers.