Amazon Announces Clarkson, Hammond & May's "The Grand Tour" Studio Recordings
Prime Day Prize Draw in the UK, U.S. and Germany
The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw opens today and offers a chance to win a pair of tickets, travel, accommodation and the chance of meeting Jeremy, Richard and James
SEATTLE - Jul. 7, 2016 - (NASDAQ: AMZN) - In June Amazon announced that the first ever studio recording of the new Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May Amazon Original Series, The Grand Tour, will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this month. Amazon today announced that The Grand Tour will also host shows in the UK, U.S. and Germany. The studio portion of the program will travel to various cities around the globe and be filmed in front of a live audience, all housed within a giant tent. Further locations will be announced later this year.
In celebration of Prime Day, starting today, Amazon customers in the U.S. can enter The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw for a chance to win a trip to attend a studio recording in the U.S., which is scheduled to take place in the fall. The prize includes travel, accommodation, $200 spending money and a meet and greet with Jeremy, Richard and James. Entry to The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw is open until midnight on Prime Day (July 12); to enter, customers can visit www.amazon.com/GTtickets and complete the online entry form.
The Grand Tour will launch this fall exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The exact city locations of the studio recordings will be revealed later this summer, along with details on how Amazon customers can secure additional audience tickets. To be the first to know, fans can follow The Grand Tour on Facebook (www.facebook.com/thegrandtour), Twitter (www.twitter.com/thegrandtour) and at www.amazon.com/thegrandtour.
"Fans have been asking us where The Grand Tour will be filming and how they can attend. We're delighted to announce today new studio locations in the UK, U.S. and Germany as we continue our plans to bring this anticipated Amazon Original Series to fans around the world," said Jay Marine, VP of Amazon Video Europe. "The Grand Tour Prime Day Prize Draw opens today giving a chance for lucky customers to be the first to win tickets to join Jeremy, Richard and James in the studio. Good luck to all the fans!"
The Grand Tour joins Prime Video's lineup of award-winning and critically-acclaimed TV shows and movies, which includes series like Mr. Robot, Downton Abbey, The Americans, Orphan Black, and Amazon Original Series and Movies from Amazon Studios like Transparent, The Man in the High Castle and kid series Tumble Leaf, and Love & Friendship. Prime members can choose to stream or download from Prime Video, to make keeping up with their new favorite shows effortless, whether on the move or at home.
On Tuesday, July 12, the second-annual Prime Day will feature deals across nearly all departments and categories, ensuring there will be something for everyone. Members in the U.S. can shop starting at midnight PT. To participate in Prime Day, sign up or start a free trial of Prime on or before July 12 by visiting amazon.com/primeday.
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