‘The Grand Tour’ Showrunner Reveals New Details About Amazon Deal Following Production Switch

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Exclusive: The Grand Tour showrunner Andy Wilman has revealed new details about the solo projects and specials he is working on with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May for Amazon, as well as the structure of their deal with the streamer.

Wilman spoke to Deadline after we reported that he is shutting down W Chump & Sons – the production company he co-founded with Clarkson, Hammond and May – and The Grand Tour will now be housed with BBC Studios-backed Expectation.

The executive producer said their latest deal with Amazon meant the need for them to have their own production company had reduced significantly. Under the agreement announced in December last year, The Grand Tour‘s studio format is being ditched in favor of a series of road trips, like the two-part Colombia special in season three.

“We’re doing fewer shows to keep the quality control up, so there’s no need for Chump.
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