Emmys 2012: Phil Keoghan on 'Amazing Race'

The reality TV host discusses his show's win on TV's biggest night.
3:00 | 09/24/12

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Transcript for Emmys 2012: Phil Keoghan on 'Amazing Race'
Congratulations thanks so much I gotta tell you that it's a phenomenal show and well deserved but when yet when you hear the name red. Visit -- -- field again it's like I mean this time. I get saved it it actually gets harder to come and wait. To see whether we've won. Each year it will we work so hard to make the show fresh -- original every time so I feel like this more pressure. When we came out the first time we had absolutely no expectations and now there are expectations and its own reward and and it's such it's that it collaborations. I've never worked on the project and so many people who do so many. Little things to make this work and this summit so much -- can go wrong the fact that it goes right is really. -- series it would apparently that the show is that they -- traps in the loop -- remarkable and let's face the challenges to be it turns. Breath taking and horrifying and disgusting and all that. But his -- -- people to show about relationships and when you're sitting with people in the -- your friends your spouse. You start to identify and it's those universal truths and absolutely it's it's all about the relationships and then everything -- so what matters. Is that right now there's a lot of civil unrest on television. Where we are seeing that. It here there's a lot of people protest -- in the world against America. I think show like -- network prime time show it's able to show that the whole world does not hate America. And that there is good everywhere in the world not just here. I think that's hugely important -- I think you know. It's unfortunate that -- it bleeds it leads in news and that's what we end up seeing progress we're that's the way that we see the rest of the world represented. An amazing grace we really are celebrating human spirit. We're celebrating those relationships those friendships were celebrating difference. And that is unique you see -- on on May be on on cable channels -- there are less people watching what where -- network primetime television. And we were able to get it over ten million people sitting down twenty million -- Army of rivals are watching this show but to be able to see the world in a different light go. -- it's a different windows and I've been seeing on the news tonight -- it -- Emmy winner again goodwill ambassador. Fill in for everybody needs right congratulates yes it's really really really really think that's so much thank you.

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