The Sentimental Inspiration Behind Phil Keoghan’s “Tough As Nails” Competition Series

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Phil Keoghan is known as being the host of Amazing Race. with the Pandemic putting filming on hold for a competition series requiring contestants to travel the world, Phil Keoghan got creative. “Tough as Nails” was born from the want and need to showcase the tough American’s keeping our country running day in and day out. Twelve men and woman use their skills as famers, iron welders, construction workers, and firefighters to compete for one million dollars. Keoghan says his inspiration for the show comes from his family’s humble beginnings.