Amazon wins race to sign Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May for new car show available exclusively for Amazon Prime members

Amazon today announced that Jeremy  Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will reunite to make a new car show  available exclusively to Amazon Prime members. The show will be produced by the  trio’s long time executive producer Andy Wilman.

The award-winning team have committed to  three seasons as part of this landmark global TV deal. The first season will go  into production soon and is scheduled to premiere for Prime members in 2016.

On working with Amazon, Jeremy Clarkson said:

“I feel like I’ve climbed out of a bi-plane and into a spaceship.”

Richard Hammond added:

“Amazon? Oh yes. I  have already been there. I got bitten by a bullet ant.”

James May said:

“We have become part of the new age of  smart TV. Ironic, isn’t it?”

Jay Marine,  Vice President of Amazon Prime Video EU said,

“Customers told us they wanted to see the  team back on screen, and we are excited to make that happen,” .

“Millions of Prime members are already  enjoying our ground-breaking original shows. We can’t wait to see what Jeremy,  Richard, James and the team will create in what is sure to be one of the most  globally anticipated shows of 2016.”

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“This is a golden age of television, a great  time for TV makers and storytellers,” added Jay Marine. “Our approach is to  give programme makers creative freedom to be innovative and make the shows they  want to make. This is just the start, you should expect to see more world-leading  talent and the biggest shows on Prime Video.”

Prime  members can enjoy Amazon Original Series and other Prime Video movies  and TV shows using the Amazon Video app. The Amazon Video app is available on  hundreds of devices including Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Roku, smart  TVs and Blu-ray players from Samsung, Sony, LG, and Panasonic, the Xbox,  PlayStation, and Wii game consoles, as well as on mobile devices like Fire  tablets, Fire phone, iPhone, iPad, and Android tablets and phones.

Not a Prime member? You can sign up for a 30-day free trial of Prime.

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