A creation of Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond, and Andy Wilman The Grand Tour is a British Television series. It made its debut on November 18, 2016, on its original network. One of the great things about this series is that it is produced by Amazon for its release on Amazon Prime Video, which is its unique network.
The series is a motoring entertainment genre under the direction of Kit Lynch-Robinson, Brian Klein, Phil Churchward, and Gavin Whitehead. The distributor of the show is Amazon.com, and the series is one of the most-watched shows on Amazon Prime.
With Andy Wilman as the executive producer of the show and Chris Hale, Ronan Browne, Richard Evans, and Greg Vince as the producers, the show has made commendable success in just four years. The country origin of this series is The United Kingdom, and its shooting locations involve corners of The Great Tew Estate, Los Angeles, and many other states.
The production companies involved in the making of this series are W. Chump & Sons for first, second, and third seasons, along with Expectation Entertainment as the production company of the latest season. Presented by Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond, the series consist of 4 mind-blowing seasons till now, comprising of 39 episodes, all being equally wonderful.
The first season of the show aired in 2016 and followed a similar format as that of Top Gear. The chief season of the show was loved by the fans, which encouraged the crew to produce more episodes and seasons. Therefore, on December 8, 2017, the release of the second season took place, followed by the third season’s release on January 18, 2019, both seasons were a hit. They received a lot of appreciation by the show’s admirers.
Later on December 13, 2019, the fourth and latest season of the series they premiered, which was as great as the other ones. The show comprises of 39 amazing episodes currently, with a running time of 44-90 minutes and is currently streaming on amazon prime. After the release of the latest season of the show, the only popular question asked by the fans was Whether the series would return for a fifth season or not?
In 2019, it was mentioned by Andy Wilman, the creator of the show, that their partnership with Amazon for The Grand Tour series has been extended for two more years. With the mention of this, it was clearly hinted that the coming of a fifth season is possible. However, the show has not officially given any updates for the upcoming season’s release.
Considering it has been more than half a year since the premiere of the last season of the show, it is expected that the fifth season will release sometime in 2021. However, given the current pandemic situation, it is natural for the show to have a delay in the production and shooting of its approaching season, so just hoping the best and keeping the enthusiasm up is suggested for the fans.
The Grand Tour: Cast
The show stars, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammon, and James May as the presenters. Together with Simon Pig as self and a special guest, Abbie Eaton as herself and one of the drivers, Mike Skinner as himself, David Hasselhoff as self in 1 episode, the show centers around these characters mainly.
Along with a lot of guest appearances like that of Matt le Bac, Jimmy Car, Tim Burton, Chris Hoy, Brian Johnson, and many more, the show holds a very interesting storyline. The series is popular for its guest appearances as it invites very famous personalities. The possible upcoming season of the show is expected to be as amazing as the past ones and is much awaited by the fans.