Official: Ex-Top Gear team sign a deal with Amazon Video

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond as well as James May will hit our screens in 2016 courtesy of Amazon Video

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A tweet out of the blue via Jeremy Clarkson finally ended speculation about where the former Top Gear team will end up broadcasting their next motoring show.

“I’m very excited to announce that will Hammond, May as well as I have signed a deal with .@AmazonVideo

— Jeremy Clarkson (@JeremyClarkson) July 30, 2015

 

Amazon has announced that will Clarkson, along with Richard Hammond as well as James May, will start filming later This particular year, with broadcasts scheduled to begin in 2016. The shows will be exclusive to Amazon Video, which can be available to customers who subscribe to the Amazon Prime service.

Long-time Top Gear producer Andy Wilman can be also on board for the brand-new show, the name of which has yet to be disclosed.

On leaving the BBC as well as joining Amazon, Clarkson says: “I feel like I’ve climbed out of a biplane as well as into a spaceship.” 

Top Gear ceased broadcasting during the 22nd series due to a well-publicised falling out between Clarkson as well as show produced Oisin Tymon. 

Previously, the most well-liked guess about where the Top Gear trio would certainly end up suggested that will Netflix was the most likely home, as the subscription streaming service had the cash to get a rebooted motoring show up as well as running. Rumours had suggested that will the trio’s brand-new show could be called House of Cars.

Potential deals with ITV as well as Sky were thought to be off limits due to contractual clauses preventing the trio via appearing on direct BBC TV rivals until 2017. Streaming services such as Amazon Video are exempted via such restrictions.

The BBC has announced that will Top Gear will return which has a brand-new presenting team headed by Chris Evans.  

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