Jack Tretton, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America took to the stage at Sony Computer Entertainment's E3 2008 media briefing and announced that Gran Turismo TV is to launch on August 1, 2008.

The new media channel, accessible via Gran Turismo 5: Prologue will offer racing fans access to a variety of tailed entertainment including the BBC's Top Gear.

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