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Elise Doganieri is the Co-Creator and Co-Executive Producer of the CBS reality show The Amazing Race. She is the wife of co-creator, Bertram van Munster.

The show has won the top reality series Emmy ten times. In 2004, the show received the Producers Guild Award.


Doganieri's other credits include serving as show producer of ABC's "Profiles From the Front Line" as well as producer and story editor on the pilot for Paramount's "Wild Things."

The series, which premiered in 2001, is produced by Earthview Inc. the production company that Elise Doganieri runs with her husband along with Bruckheimer TV and Touchstone TV.


  • TARflies (09/28/2003): "Interview with Elise Doganieri"
  • TARflies (11/17/2004): "Catching Up with Elise Doganieri"
  • David W. Taylor at Reality Reel Media (05/24/2005): "Season One DVD - Fall 2005; Our Interview with Co-Creator Elise Doganieri"
  • Kathy at Variety (02/17/2009): "The Outcome for us is a surprise every time"
  • Daniel Fienberg at Hitfix (09/27/2013): "Interview: Co-Creator Elise Doganieri Discusses the State of The Amazing Race"
  • Debra Birnbaum at Variety (05/23/2017): "Remote Controlled: TAR Creators on Casting Secrets, Travel Disasters and That Emmy Streak"
  • Andy Dehnart at realityblurred (12/18/2020): "Amazing Race producers on alliances, future rules, TAR 33's status, and much more"

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