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Top Gear Host Chris Evans Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

British police are investigating allegations of sexual assault against TV personality Chris Evans , who stepped down on Monday as the host of BBCs car-themed series Top Gear. Evans, who will continue to host a morning radio program for the national broadcaster, will likely be interviewed for what authorities called an allegation of non-recent sexual assault filed in May, according to reports. Evans was not identified by name in the initial police statement.   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/top-gear-host-chris-evans-under-investigation-for-sexual-assault/

Chris Evans Quits Top Gear After One Season Of Revamped BBC Show

July 4 may not be a holiday in the UK, but Chris Evans has just declared his independence from motoring show Top Gear . The host, whose rebooted version of the BBC Two series replaced the previous iteration led by Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, tweeted that he was stepping down this afternoon: Stepping down from Top Gear. Gave it my best shot but sometimes that's not enough.  Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/07/top-gear-chris-evans-quits-bbc-matt-leblanc-1201782610/

Matt LeBlanc Is Threatening To Quit 'Top Gear' If Chris Evans Isn't Fired - Yahoo! TV

It doesn’t pay to be rude, people. That’s what Top Gear 's Chris Evans is about to learn should co-host Matt LeBlanc get his way. According to emerging reports, LeBlanc is threatening to hightail it out of one of BBC’s most popular properties should the show fail to sack co-host Chris Evans in the near future. Behind-the-scenes sources say that Evans is "tyrannical" and difficult to film with on a day-to-day basis. Which sounds like such a magnificent work environment to be a part of, to be sure. Read the full article at Yahoo! TV .

SideReel Power Ranking: Week of May 29, 2016

  How you doin', Top Gear fans? Much better, now that the long-running motoring show has returned with a major overhaul. Out with the old (Jeremy Clarkson, no relation to Queen Kelly) and in with the WHO?! Yeah, that's Matt LeBlanc joining English presenter Chris Evans and a host of other motorheads in this reboot, which is the highest new entrant on SideReel's Power Ranking, a weekly look at the TV shows garnering the most attention on SideReel.com. Last week's top four remain the same, although the "Lannisters of Calabasas" have reclaimed their runner-up status. Geordie Shore rounds out the top five... because we all need to turn off our brains every once in awhile, right?     Top 10 Shows on SideReel: May 29 - June 4   1 - Game of Thrones   2 - Keeping Up With the Kardashians ▲   3 - The Flash ▼   4 - The Bachelorette   5 - Geordie Shore ▲   6 - Grey's Anatomy ▲   7 - Top Gear ●   8 - Preacher ▼   9 - One Piece ▲▲   10 - The Walking Dead ▲   div.post p { text­align: justify; }

Top Gear Reboot Stalling With Audiences As Overnight Ratings Crash In Second Week

Its looking like a bumpy road ahead for the much-vaunted revamp of the BBCs car show Top Gear after figures revealed an average of 2.8 million viewers tuned in to the second ep on Sunday evening. Thats 1.6 million fewer than the series opener last week. Overnight figures showed that viewers peaked at 3.3 million towards the end of the show. The first ep of the show, now presented by Chris Evans and Matt Le Blanc, managed to get an average of 4.4 million viewers..   Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/06/top-gear-reboot-stalling-with-audiences-as-overnight-ratings-drop-in-second-week-1201767749/

Top Gear Averages 4.3 Million Viewers In Season Opener, Takes Social Media Hits

The revamped season of Top Gear , with new presenters Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc , has debuted to a mixed reception, averaging somewhere between 4.3-4.4 million viewers and drawing some social media fire. Those figures rep a decade low bow for the first ep of a new Top Gear series although the BBC chose to look at the glass half full, citing the show was the most watched in its primetime 8pm Sunday night slot, beating nearest rival, ITVs British Soap Awards by some half....   Read More... http://deadline.com/2016/05/top-gear-averages-4-3-million-viewers-in-season-opener-1201764473/

'Top Gear' host Matt LeBlanc teases roofless car race

Matt LeBlancs numerous car magazine subscriptions have been preparing him to become a hoston Top Gear , but that doesnt mean he was ready for roofless car race with Chris Evans. As the actor joked on The Graham Norton Show , I think Chris had it fixed because its U.S.A. versus...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/Rfcm7hxIttI/top-gear-matt-leblanc

Matt LeBlanc on Taking Over Top Gear and How It Will Be a Different Show

"People would stop me in the street and I would be ready for them to say something about Friends , but they would say, 'I saw you on Top Gear !'" ...  Read More... http://www.vulture.com/2016/05/matt-leblanc-top-gear.html?mid=full-rss-vulture

'Top Gear' News: Amazon Show Gets Name, BBC Series Gets Premiere Date

Top Gear fans had dueling announcements this week, as Jeremy Clarkson and company finally revealed the name of their new Amazon Prime series on the same day that BBC America nailed down the US prem...   Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2016/05/14/top-gear-news-amazon-show-gets-name-bb?ref_src=news_rss

Former Top Gear Hosts Name New Amazon Show The Grand Tour

The return of former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is almost here, and the hosts have announced the name of their upcoming show on Amazon Prime: The Grand Tour. Centuries ago, Grand Tour was a term used for the trip wealthy young college grads would take after finishing their education. It usually consisted of a months-long journey through the heart of Europe, but could also be a more detailed adventure through a specific country. During their time on Top Gear, Clarkson, Hammond and May presented several special episodes where they drove through foreign countries .   Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/former-top-gear-hosts-name-new-amazon-show-the-grand-tour/
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