Race to the Altar

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Race to the Altar
Genre Reality
Presented by Lisa Dergan
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
Executive producer(s) Robert Horowitz
Bill Paolantonio
Eric Schotz
Running time 44 minutes
Original network NBC
Original release July 30 – September 13, 2003 (2003-09-13)

Race to the Altar is an American reality television series hosted by Lisa Dergan. The series premiered July 30, 2003, on NBC.[1] The show found 8 engaged couples to compete in a series of physical and mental challenges designed to test the strength of their relationship. Couples who won the challenges become power couples and have the authority to eliminate other couples. The audience voted on the winning couple in the second-to-last episode and then in the last episode the winning couple gets the prize, a fantasy wedding planned by Colin Cowie. A two-hour series finale aired September 13, 2003.[2]


  1. ^ Ross, Dalton; Bruce Fretts; Ken Tucker (August 1, 2003). "What to Watch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-10-28. 
  2. ^ Fretts, Bruce; Monica Mehta (September 12, 2003). "What to Watch". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 2009-10-28.