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‘Hunted’: CBS Announces Nine Teams of Fugitives For New Competition Series — Watch

The series will premiere following the NFL’s AFC Championship game, on Sunday, January 22.




CBS’ new competition series “Hunted” follows nine teams of two people in a real-life manhunt as they attempt to evade capture in today’s vast digital world. Meanwhile, highly skilled investigators are hot on their trail, combining state-of-the-art tracking methods with traditional tactics to capture them, such as scouring cell phone histories, identifying behavioral patterns, searching homes and more. A grand prize of $250,000 will be awarded to each team that successfully evades being caught for up to 28 days.

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The network has announced the 18 everyday people who will be the fugitives this season. They come from diverse backgrounds, including a former gang member-turned criminal defense attorney and his girlfriend, a pastor’s daughter; a former Miss South Carolina USA and her real estate agent fiancée; a pair of moms hoping to use the prize money to make life better for each of their family’s children; and an escape room business owner and his best friend. Watch a five-minute video feature on the fugitives for the series below.

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“Hunted” will premiere following the NFL’s AFC Championship game, on Sunday, January 22 at approximately at 10-11 p.m. ET. The series will then move to Wednesdays on January 25 with a special two-hour episode starting at 8 p.m. ET, only on CBS. For more information, visit the show’s official website.


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