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Amazon Prime Delights ‘Top Gear' Fans, With Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond And James May TV Show Announcement

30/07/2015 12:11 BST | Updated 30/07/2015 16:59 BST

Amazon Prime look like the real winners, following the announcement that ‘Top Gear’ hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond And James May have signed a new deal with the company.

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Jeremy and co. have agreed to at least three series of a new, as-yet-unnamed, motoring programme, that will be a direct rival to the BBC’s Chris Evans-fronted ‘Top Gear’.

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The show will begin airing next year

Plenty of fans took to Twitter to discuss the deal, with many declaring that they’ll be signing up to the £79-a-year streaming service, as you’ll only be able to see the trio’s latest project by subscribing.

Within minutes of the announcement, ‘Amazon Prime’ was trending on Twitter, and tweets included:

Although admittedly, not everyone was impressed:

Amazon Prime launched back in February 2014, and since then the service has expanded, and they already produce a number of original shows, including ‘Transparent’ and ‘Extant’, which stars Halle Berry.

Just last week, Amazon unveiled an accompanying music streaming service, which will rival Spotify and Apple Music.

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