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The Grand Tour Blew Up Jeremy Clarkson’s House, and Now He’s Building a Bigger One

Back in the very first series of The Grand Tour, Jeremy Clarkson lost a bet that meant Richard Hammond and James May were allowed by blow up his house. He pretended to be shocked and upset about the whole thing, but really we know it had all been staged and planned out ahead of time - as is The Grand Tour way. Well staged in that it was always going to happen, because they really did blow up Clarkson's house. And now he's building a bigger one. Read More >>

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New Grand Tour Outtake Shows Richard Hammond Can’t Stop Nearly Dying

There are a few things you can always rely on with the Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. One, they enjoy pissing each other off with cars. Two, there are cars around somewhere, and three, Richard Hammond always seems to be flirting with death. The number of times the man has almost put his life on the line for his job is somewhat admirable, apart from the times it may have resulted from his own tomfoolery. Read More >>

Leaks Show How Many People Gave Amazon Money to Watch The Grand Tour, and Other Original Shows

It's no secret that streaming services don't operate the same way as traditional TV broadcasters, especially where viewing data is concerned. While TV networks regularly publish viewing figures for the world to analyse, the likes of Netflix and Amazon do not for whatever reason. We've had a glimpse into some data in the past, but never anything comprehensive. Well until now, thanks to some leaked data from Amazon's Prime Video. Read More >>

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Jeremy Clarkson Denies the Grand Tour Will be Cancelled After its Third Series

Remember back when Clarkson was at the BBC, and the tabloids always seemed to be reporting he was inches away from being fired and Top Gear would be cancelled with him? Just because he;'s left the BBC doesn't mean those types of rumours will continue to circulate, because a report from the Daily Mail is claiming that The Grand Tour is set to be cancelled after its upcoming third series. Read More >>

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Top Gear Is Still Better Than The Grand Tour, But Risks Making The Same Mistakes As Its Rival

When the BBC sacked decided not to renew the contract of Jeremy Clarkson, and when Clarkson responded by doing pretty much the same old show but on Amazon’s Prime Video platform, the events created what scientists call a “natural experiment”. Read More >>

Jeremy Clarkson and The Grand Tour Admit Many Nice Things About the Tesla Model X

Last week was a big week for Elon Musk, and his electric car company. Not just because they blasted one of the cars into space with The Stig in tow, but also because the Model X got reviewed on The Grand Tour. It's been ten years since Jeremy Clarkson reviewed a Tesla car, and it may surprise some people to note that he had many a nice thing to say about it. Read More >>

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The Grand Tour S2E7 Preview: Audi Quattro Vs Lancia

The Grand Tour is back again tomorrow for the 7th episode in the current season, meaning we're just over half way. But what can we expect from Clarkson, Hammond and May? Here's Amazon's official episode description: Read More >>

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The Grand Tour S2E4 Preview: The Show Is Going “Unscripted”

So, over the last few weeks we've repeatedly slagged off The Grand Tour for being so egregiously scripted. From the official press release, it certainly sounds like on this Friday's show, Clarkson, Hammond and May will be getting their own back. Here's the official Amazon description: Read More >>

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The Grand Tour S2E3 Review: Time For A Christmas Truce?

Ah, Christmas time! A time for peace on Earth, and goodwill to all men! Which is why after watching this week’s Grand Tour, I dare say that despite my past criticisms, this week I’m prepared to offer the olive branch of peace towards Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond. Read More >>

Amazon is Bringing Original TV Shows, Like The Grand Tour, to the Eurostar

Travelling isn't fun, particularly when you have to plan ahead and make sure you have enough to do. For some that might involve downloading a bunch of films and TV shows, but if you're ravelling by Eurostar Amazon has you covered. It's bringing a bunch of its original programming to the train service, including Giz UK's favourite TV show The Grand Tour. Read More >>

The Grand Tour Fails to Capture the True Misery of Car Ownership

I've got a car. I have never had fun in it on a Swiss mountain. I worry about it all the time and it costs me £800 a year to have things I can't see and aren't sure even exist fixed. There are these tubes that the brakes use somehow, for example, and they always need to be new and they alone cost £400 plus VAT plus labour, and I never get to keep the old ones. Read More >>

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The Grand Tour S2E3 Preview: St Tropez, Majorca and Hugh Bonneville

Hammond is still on crutches on this Friday's Grand Tour, as we see the trio of presenters head around the world to drive some fast cars and engage in more scripted banter. Here's the official description of what we can expect from Amazon's press release: Read More >>

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Amazon’s Echo Just Got a Brand New Grand Tour Themed Alarm

Earlier this year Amazon released a Grand Tour themed alarm for the Echo, featuring Hammond and May arguing, plus Clarkson screaming at you to wake up. Not one to squander the marketing potential of the trio of presenters, it's just released a brand new one. Coincidentally it coincides with the second episode of Series 2 hitting Prime Video. Read More >>