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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/

Matt LeBlanc Joins Chris Evans In Third 'Top Gear' Trailer

Another week, another Top Gear trailer. Just after releasing video of Matt LeBlanc off-roading for the revised incarnation of the car show, BBC America has dropped a third trailer that features LeB...   Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2016/05/08/matt-leblanc-joins-chris-evans-in-thir?ref_src=news_rss

New 'Top Gear' hosts Matt LeBlanc, Chris Evans already driving wildly in trailer

Matt LeBlanc and Chris Evans seem to be ready to take on Top Gear . In the shows new trailer, the two rookie hosts make the most of their gigs as the venerable shows presenters. Both are shown enjoying the various cars and locales they travel to (while their passengers seem less thrilled...   Read More... http://feeds.ew.com/~r/entertainmentweekly/tv/coverage/~3/TLBT1TKLN2Q/top-gear-trailer-matt-leblanc-chris-evans

Chris Evans' 'Top Gear' Gets Second Trailer, New After-Show

BBC America is continuing to throw its weight behind Chris Evans' new Top Gear. This week the network released its second teaser from the revamped show, featuring co-host Matt LeBlanc behind the wh...   Read More... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2016/05/01/chris-evans-top-gear-gets-second-trail?ref_src=news_rss
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