BBC AMERICA PREMIERES TWO-PART "TOP GEAR" SPECIAL STARTING MARCH 16
BBC AMERICA premieres the two-part special, Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip Italy, starting this Monday, March 16. The special replaces previously scheduled episodes of Season 22. Over two weeks, viewers will follow hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond on their journey to the island named after Ford's iconic two-door coupe of the 1970s - Capri. With any car (or boat or bike) they choose for all or parts of the journey, their mission is simple - to have the most fun possible on and off the road, as well as on the track. Top Gear: The Perfect Road Trip Italy premieres Monday, March 16, 9:00pm ET and Monday, March 23, 9:00pm ET.
PART ONE PREMIERES MONDAY, MARCH 16, 9:00PM
Hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond begin their road trip in Venice and travel via Bologna and Siena to Rome.
PART TWO PREMIERES MONDAY, MARCH 23, 9:00PM
Hosts Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond have reached Rome and they complete their journey to Capri.
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