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Spanish-language network HITN to premiere “Top Gear”

Spanish-language network HITN is bringing the acclaimed Top Gear series to its viewers. Across the U.S., audiences will be able to watch seasons 14 through 16 of the show in English with Spanish ...
April 28, 2017

Spanish-language network HITN is bringing the acclaimed Top Gear series to its viewers.

Across the U.S., audiences will be able to watch seasons 14 through 16 of the show in English with Spanish subtitles.

Hosted by the Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear showcases suped-up vehicles, extreme stunts and challenges on wheels along with exclusive celebrity interviews and commentary of the latest car models.

This is the first time the series has aired on a Spanish-language network in the U.S.

Season 14 of Top Gear is comprised of challenges and car races, ranging from Romania to Bolivia. Season 15 includes tribute to the withdrawal from the market of the Chevrolet Lacetti, a visit to the Top Gear track to test the Porsche 911, and a road trip across the south of England. Finally, series 16 includes a special journey through the Middle East on a trip to Bethlehem and other adventures.

“We are confident that the series will captivate Hispanic viewers, allowing us to continue our rapid audience growth in response to the quality and variety of our programming.” said Erika Vogt Lowell, programming and acquisitions director at HITN, in a statement.

Top Gear will premiere May 2 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT on HITN.

 

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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