The hit BBC show Top Gear is now entering its 33rd season. Gear heads will see the lineup to see the return of current hosts Chris Harris, Paddy McGuinness, and Freddie Flintoff as they compare and race cars for review, and explore motorsports across the globe. This season includes a road trip across Thailand in old pickup trucks, supercars on the Autobahn, driving microcars in Paris, plus a whole hose of new reviews of vehicles. Read on to learn how to stream this season of Top Gear and catch up on past seasons you may have missed.
- When is Top Gear On TV: Top Gear airs on Thursdays at 10 p.m. Eastern Time
- Network: Top Gear airs on BBC America.
- Best Way to Watch on BBC America: The best way to watch Top Gear on BBC America is with Philo (Free Trial).
Watching Season 33 of Top Gear
New episodes of Top Gear air on BBC America every Thursday at 10 p.m. The most affordable ways to watch the new season are the streaming service Philo and BBC America.
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 expires 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 part of both their “Blue” and “Orange” packages, starting at $35 per month. Either plan will provide access to new episodes of Top Gear every Sunday.
YouTube TV 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 has also returned to Roku devices after settling a dispute between the two companies. 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
In addition to watching recent seasons on AMC+, HBO Max carries seasons Seasons 26 through 30 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 $15.99 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
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