On Sunday, April 25, 2021 season 30 of the UK hit show Top Gear returns to BBC America with its season premiere. Gear heads will see the lineup of Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness, and Freddie Flintoff present cars like Vauxhall Monaro, a TVR Chimaera, a Ferrari 355, and more. Read on to learn how to stream this season of Top Gear and to catch up on past seasons you may have missed.
- When Does Top Gear Return: Sunday, April 25, 2021
- When is Top Gear On TV: Sundays at 8 pm Eastern Time
- Network: BBC America
- Best Way to Watch on BBC America: Philo (Free Trial)
Watching Season 30 of Top Gear
New episodes of Top Gear air on BBC America every Sunday at 8 pm starting April 25. The most affordable ways to watch the new season are the streaming service Philo and AMC+.
Watch Top Gear on Philo
Philo TV is an online TV streaming service that offers over 60 entertainment channels typically found on cable for just $25 per month. Philo’s channel lineup carries live BBC America so you can watch new episodes of Top Gear as they air. You can watch on up to three devices simultaneously, and record shows in an included cloud DVR. The service costs just $25 per month, and there is no contract so you can cancel any time you like. They even offer a 1-week free trial, where you can cancel before the trial expiring and not be charged.
Philo is supported on Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phones and tablets, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. You can use your Philo credentials to sign on to the BBC America app and watch episodes there. Be sure to check out our review of Philo for more information on the service.
Top Gear on AMC+
BBC America is owned by the same company that runs the AMC network. Therefore, you can watch new episodes of Top Gear directly through the Prime Video App, Roku Channel, and Apple TV Channels if you subscribe to AMC+. Subscriptions to AMC+ are free for 7-days and include ad-free access to shows on BBC America, BBC America, Shudder, SundanceTV, and IFC. You can watch Top Gear through AMC+ using the following methods.
Prime Video Channels: First, sign up for AMC+ on Prime Video Channels through your Amazon account. Then you can download the Prime Video App to your supported device and sign in with your Amazon account, and The latest episodes of Top Gear will be available for you to watch through the Prime Video App.
The Roku Channel: While the Prime Video app is available on Roku devices, users of the Roku Channel can sign up for AMC+ through the Roku Channels App. You can do so through the Roku Channel app interface.
Apple TV Channels: While the Prime Video app is available on Apple TV, users may choose to sign up for AMC+ through the Apple TV channels interface.
For more information see our AMC+ review.
Other Ways to Watch This Season of Top Gear
The following streaming services also carry BBC America allowing you to watch the current season of Top Gear.
BBC America is one of the many channels on Sling TV. Live BBC America is a part of both their “Blue” and “Orange” package, starting at $35 per month. Either plan will provide access to new episodes of Top Gear every Sunday.
You can watch Top Gear through fuboTV as well. The TV streaming service offers BBC America as well as over 80 other channels as part of their base package.
All these features are part of the base package. You can test out the service with this 1-week free trial. After the free trial, the price $64.99 per month. There is no commitment and can cancel at any time. The service supports Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV, Apple TV, and more. Check out my full review of fuboTVfor more information.
fuboTV subscribers can also sign up for the ad-free version of BBC America, AMC Premiere. This service add-on will provide full access to previous seasons of Top Gear as well.
YouTubeTV also offers BBC America live online, and a cloud DVR with limitless storage space for recording your shows. The base package includes BBC America for $64.99a month. Youtube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app isn’t available on Roku. However, users can use YouTube TV through the YouTube app on Roku devices. Check our review of YouTube TV to see if it’s available in your area.YouTube TV subscribers can also sign up for the ad-free version of BBC America, BBC America Premiere.
How to Past Seasons of Top Gear
There are a few services that carry older seasons of Top Gear (UK Version). I’ve listed where you can watch it below.
MotorTrend – The motor trend streaming service carries seasons 1 through seasons 27 on-demand. The streaming service works on Apple iPhone and iPad, Android phones and tablets, Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, and more. There is a 7-day free trial to the service, after which the cost is $4.99/month or $44.99/year. If you sign up monthly you can cancel any time you like. Cancel within the free trial and you will not be charged.
HBO Max – HBO Max seasons Seasons 17 through 27 of Top Gear available for streaming. HBO Max doesn’t only air HBO, but content from WarnerMedia and other sources. A subscription to HBO-Max costs $14.99 per month. You can sign up here. HBO Max is supported on Android, iOS, Apple TV, Chromecast, Playstation, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and more. See our review of HBO Max for more details
Amazon Prime – If you subscribe to Amazon Prime, Seasons 2-9 and 23-25 are included in your subscription. You can watch Amazon Prime on iOS, Android, Amazon Fire devices, Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, and many other devices. A subscription to Amazon Prime costs $12.99 per month, but you can save a good deal of money signing up for 1 year for $119. See our guide to the benefits of Amazon Prime for more details.
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