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Reality show ‘Escape Routes’ featuring Kirkland resident to debut Saturday

Four Puget Sound residents, including a Kirkland resident, have been selected to participate in a new national reality show, “Escape Routes,” a primetime TV program that will debut at 8 p.m./ET March 31 on NBC and mun2.

“Escape Routes” is a new interactive reality series that will feature a cast of six teams of two participating in a unique road-trip competition in various cities, with real-world challenges featuring the all-new Ford Escape.

The journey begins in Los Angeles before heading to New York, Atlanta, Miami, San Francisco and Las Vegas/L.A. Each stop will engage the online followers and tap into the fabric of the local culture. Viewers will be able to interact with and compete alongside the six teams throughout their adventures at

Kirkland resident Drew, and his brother Derek, of Puyallup, were chosen as one of the teams who will compete. Both are local musicians.

The winning team will receive the $100,000 grand prize plus two new Ford Escapes.

“Escape Routes” will be produced by eight-time Emmy Award-winning producer Elise Doganieri and David Leener from the Profiles Television team.


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