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'Top Gear' Host Compares Job to Being New 'Doctor Who'

Chris Evans also says that he doesn't intend to "throw the baby out with the bathwater" when it comes to rejigging the hit motoring show.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/3ElWqtHYMsU/story01.htm

Netflix, Hulu Reportedly Racing To Secure Next Season Of Top Gear

Netflix is eyeing some more original content from the UK. The streaming service is reportedly competing with British television network ITV , and possibly even Hulu , to sign the three former Top Gear hosts for a new season of the cancelled BBC show. Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson was fired from his position back in March 2015 when he physically attacked a show producer. The BBC temporarily cancelled Top Gear as it sorted through the mess, but over a month later the series executive producer Andy Wilman and two remaining hosts, James May and Richard Hammond , all said they wouldnt be returning .   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TubefilterNews/~3/2u8pKr6b0JI/

Jeremy Clarkson Not Returning for Forza Motorsport 6

James May and Richard Hammond still feature, partnership with Top Gear to continue.   Read More... http://www.ign.com/articles/2015/06/19/jeremy-clarkson-not-returning-for-forza-motorsport-6

Top Gear Taps Chris Evans as New Host After Jeremy Clarkson Ouster

Top Gear has tapped Chris Evans as the new host, following the departure of Jeremy Clarkson, who was let go from the BBC series following an altercation with a producer. Evans, host for BBC Radio 2s Chris Evans Breakfast Show but not the actor who portrays Captain America, said that hes thrilled to be taking on the hosting gig, and vowed to honor the car shows legacy. Im thrilled, Top Gear is my favorite program of all time. Created by a host of brilliant minds who love cars and understand how to make the massively complicated come across as fun, devil-may-care and effortless, Evans said. When in fact of course, its anything but and thats the genius of Top Gears global success.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/top-gear-taps-new-host-after-jeremy-clarkson-ouster/

Report: Top Gear Trio to Reunite for Netflix Series

  Top Gear ' s Richard Hammond and James May are reportedly turning down a 4 million offer - that's $6.1 million - from the BBC to continue hosting the car series, according to The Mirror . Instead, the duo are reportedly planning to reunite with fired host Jeremy Clarkson for a new Netflix show.   Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/top-gear-netflix-show/?rss=breakingnews

Report: Top Gear Trio to Reunite for Netflix Series - TVGuide.com

Top Gear 's Richard Hammond and James May are reportedly turning down a £4 million offer - that's $6.1 million - from the BBC to continue hosting the car series, according to The Mirror. Instead, the duo are reportedly planning to reunite with fired host Jeremy Clarkson for a new Netflix show. A source claims the trio and Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman are "very close" to signing the deal with Netflix, and have been in talks with several other outlets. However, Hammond and May are determined not to return to BBC without Clarkson. Read the full article at TVGuide.com .

'Top Gear' Producer Quits After Jeremy Clarkson's Exit

The departure of Andy Wilman, an executive producer of the show who is also a friend of Clarkson, leads to speculation that he and Clarkson will work on a new motoring show.   Read More... http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00082587.html

Jeremy Clarkson Will Appear on Top Gear Again

Jeremy Clarkson is not banned from the BBC, hes just no longer a host of Top Gear, Kim Shillinglaw, controller of BBC Two and BBC Four, clarified on Wednesday. And as a matter of fact, his final scenes from the show will be screened later this year. Its serious and unfortunate what happened but there is no ban on Jeremy being on the BBC,Shillinglaw explained to the BBC .Its a big deal what happened and Jeremy, as any human being would, needs some time.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/jeremy-clarkson-will-appear-on-top-gear-again/

Former 'Top Gear' presenter Jeremy Clarkson to guest host the BBC's 'Have I Got News for You'

Two weeks after learning that his contract on the BBCs Top Gear was not going to be renewed, Jeremy Clarkson has landed a new gig. Clarkson will guest host the broadcasters Have I Got News for You on April 24, the BBC reports. Clarkson was suspended following a fracas with...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/u97AMq-NVQc/former-top-gear-presenter-jeremy-clarkson-guest-host-bbcs-have-i-got-news-you

'Top Gear' Creator Derek Smith Dies at 87

The former BBC producer devised the hit motoring show in 1977.   Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/YeGabpTebLc/story01.htm
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