Amazon on a tear with Grand Tour

Amazon just keeps on doing things right…

Amazon’s ‘The Grand Tour’ car show smashes streaming record on debut
Arjun Kharpal

The first episode of the reincarnation of the hit TV series “Top Gear” has become the biggest show premiere on Amazon’s streaming service.

“Millions of Prime members” streamed the first episode of “The Grand Tour” over the opening weekend in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, Austria, and Japan, the company said in a press release on Monday.

Viewership exceeded the previous record-breaking debut which was called “The Man in the High Castle”, Amazon said without revealing exact figures. On the day that “The Grand Tour” debuted, total new Prime membership signups exceeded all previous days, apart from on its annual shopping event Prime Day.…

Denny Schlesinger