PBS’ PIONEERING TV SERIES
“MOTORWEEK” BEGINS STREAMING
ON PBS LIVING THIS FEBRUARY
Arlington, VA – February 3, 2019 – This February, PBS Distribution will begin streaming the 39th season of television’s longest running and most respected automotive magazine series “MotorWeek", on the PBS LIVING Prime Video Channel. Debuting in 1981, “MotorWeek”, produced by Maryland Public Television, was the first weekly series to offer consumer-oriented car and truck reviews, do-it-yourself car care tips, and the latest auto industry news. Now fans of the series can stream on the PBS LIVING Prime Video Channel.
The subscription rate for the PBS LIVING Prime Video Channel is $2.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. PBS LIVING is also available on Apple TV Channels in the Apple TV app at a subscription rate of $2.99/month with no additional annual fees. Every purchase helps supports public television for all.
Information about the program is listed below.
The 39th season of MotorWeek turns its eye on global and domestic manufacturing shifts and their potential effect on consumers’ new vehicle choices. Host John Davis and the team take viewers along for a ride that brings the 2020 model year into focus where, even with major shifts in culture and lifestyle, the American car consumer remains in the driver’s seat.
Street Date: February 7, 2020
MotorWeek’s feature line-up includes the return of popular segments such as Goss’ Garage, with master technician Pat Goss, offering do-it-yourself car care advice. “FYI” reporter Stephanie Hart brings consumer-focused updates on driving style and automotive safety; Lauren Morrison keeps viewers in the know with consumer news and trends on “Motor News” and veteran Roger Mecca of “Tire Tracks” continues to fill our bucket list with reviews of the most desirable ultra-high performance cars of the past.
MotorWeek will hit on a broad variety of all-new models including the new Subaru Outback, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Toyota Highlander, Volkswagen Arteon, Cadillac XT6, Hyundai Sonata, Lincoln Corsair, plus a bevy of new heavy duty pickup trucks. Despite soft demand, more and more plug-in electric vehicles are also launching including the Audi eTron and Mercedes EQC.
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