Clarkson’s Farm And The Grand Tour Cancelled By Amazon


It’s been revealed to us that Amazon Studios has opted not to renew Jeremy Clarkson’s contract beyond the next season and specials of Clarkson’s Farm and The Grand Tour. This was then confirmed by Variety.

It has to be said that Jeremy Clarkson only has himself to blame, and I’m not sure if James May and Richard Hammond will be following him this time. This all came after Clarkson wrote a pretty terrible article for The Sun in which he made some very questionable remarks about Meghan Markle.

I have to explain that, for some reason, in the UK, the press seems to think that all bets are off when it comes to Meghan Markle. They seem to feel like they can write whatever they like about the Dutchess Of Sussex.

Well, it seems as though Clarkson managed to overstep the mark, and it’s ended up with him losing his lucrative contract with Amazon Studios.

This all comes after we were informed that both Clarkson’s Farm and The Grand Tour were in danger of being cancelled by Amazon. It seems as though they decided to take that step after all!

Clarkson’s Farm and The Grand Tour have been cancelled


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In their report, Variety stated that Amazon is likely to part ways with Jeremy Clarkson after final commission shows air on the streaming platform. They added that the service wouldn’t be working with Clarkson beyond seasons of The Grand Tour and Clarkson’s Farm that have already been commissioned.

This means that Clarkson will not be appearing in any new shows on Prime Video after 2024. However, there is a chance that a final The Grand Tour special could air in 2025.

This is a pretty big step to take from Amazon because the shows that Clarkson is currently involved with are Prime Video’s most-watched original series. Clarkson’s Farm has been very popular and The Grand Tour is one of Amazon’s most successful shows of all time.

I was actually told that Clarkson’s Farm Season 3 would air. There was some confusion about whether Amazon will still go ahead with the third season of the show. However, I was also informed that “that will be it” as far as Amazon’s dealings with Clarkson are concerned.

As for The Grand Tour, I’ve been informed that we should get to see four more specials, which will conclude the series. The final episode of the show is expected to air in 2024 on Prime Video.

Jeremy Clarkson’s contract won’t be renewed by Amazon Studios

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I also wanted information on whether Amazon would continue working with Clarkson’s Grand Tour colleagues: James May and Richards Hammond. The answer to that question was “yes”.

James May presents a pretty good travel series on Prime Video. He’s had two series of the show: James May: Our Man In Japan, and James May: Our Man In Italy, and it seems as though there are plans to make another season of the show.

As for Hammond, he’s made a bunch of shows for Amazon and it seems as though his contract will be renewed. However, it has to be said that May and Hammond must be livid with Clarkson for basically single-handily ruining the two best jobs of their lives.

Clarkson was fired from the BBC’s Top Gear after he punched one of the show’s producers in the face. However, he, May and Hammond all left the show and managed to create a new and even more popular motoring show with Amazon!

Well, Clarkson’s done it again, and this time, I don’t think that May and Hammond will be following him.

Clarkson’s apology to Meghan Markle

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Clarkson did try to make an ‘official’ apology to Meghan Markle for what he wrote in his column in The Sun. In a lengthy statement posted to his official Instagram on Monday afternoon, Clarkson wrote:

I really am sorry. All the way from the balls of my feet to the follicles on my head. This is me putting my hands up. It’s a mea culpa with bells on.

“Usually, I read what I’ve written to someone else before filing, but I was home alone on that fateful day, and in a hurry,” wrote Clarkson. “So when I’d finished, I just pressed send. And then, when the column appeared the next day, the land mine exploded.

“It was a slow rumble to start with and I ignored it. But then the rumble got louder. So I picked up a copy of The Sun to see what all the fuss was about. We’ve all been there, I guess. In that precise moment when we suddenly realise we’ve completely messed up.

“You are sweaty and cold at the same time. And your head pounds. And you feel sick. I couldn’t believe what I was reading. Had I really said that? It was horrible.”

Clarkson also reveals in the statement that he emailed Markle and Prince Harry on Christmas morning to apologize to them. “I said I was baffled by what they had been saying on TV but that the language I’d used in my column was disgraceful and that I was profoundly sorry.”

What do you make of this news? Are you shocked to hear that Amazon has opted not to renew Jeremy Clarkson’s contract? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.


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  1. Randy Rease

    As a farmer here in the U.S.A., we love the directness of Mr. Clarkson as to the real struggles of all farmers and producers of goods in dealing with weather, markets, and controlling bureaucracy by an overreaching government!
    It seems that it’s “okay” for Harry and Meghan to seek enriching themselves by publicly trashing the Royal Family and whining about how unfairly they’ve been treated, but if Mr. Clarkson expresses his dislike for them doing so, he is punished???
    If Prime cancels his shows over one particular “opinion”, or comment, they may well feel the canceling power of MANY of those who currently support them!

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