The BBC's F1 correspondent is rumoured to be in the running for the revamped 'Top Gear' alongside new presenter Chris Evans.
The presenter and former model would initially not be drawn on the rumours when asked directly by Philip Schofield on ITV’s ‘This Morning’ on Wednesday (July 1st), rebuffing the suggestion that the position was hers by saying: “It’s nobodies, it’s Chris’s. It’s down to Chris, and it’s down to BBC Two.”
Suzi Perry could be presenting 'Top Gear' alongside Chris Evans
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Clarkson said he was asked to come back to the motoring show, but BBC boss Tony Hall seems to disagree.
BBC Director General Lord Tony Hall has denied the corporation ever asked Jeremy Clarkson to return as the host of ‘Top Gear’, after the presenter claimed he was offered the gig but turned it down. Clarkson had said he had met with a BBC executive last week, who'd asked him to rejoin the show, but that he'd declined saying 'too much had gone on'.
Jeremy Clarkson says he was asked to return as ‘Top Gear’ host.
Appearing on BBC One’s ‘The Andrew Marr Show’ on Sunday, Lord Hall denied Clarkson’s claims saying, "I have no idea what all that's about…I made it absolutely clear when I said we were going to part company that that was it.”
Alex Jones and Chris Evans - The One Show seen filming in London at BBC Studios in London , Alex Jones and Boris Becker seen driving car using a app on phone. - London, United Kingdom - Friday 19th June 2015
Chris Evans had said his co-presenter would "definitely" be female.
BBC Two boss Kim Shillinglaw has played down Chris Evans's assertion that his co-presenter on Top Gear will be female. Evans, who was unveiled as Jeremy Clarkson's replacement on the motoring show, had said that he could confirm "definitely, 100 per cent" that he would be joined by a female co-host.
Chris Evans said that one of his co-hosts would "definitely" be female
However, Shillinglaw said there would be "No gender diktats" on the show and that the decision will be "about what's right for the show."
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Chris Evans is the new presenter of 'Top Gear'.
Chris Evans says he has the blessing of Top Gear's former hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May after being announced as the new presenter of the BBC show. Speaking on his Radio 2 breakfast show, Evans said he texted all three presenters before the announcement was made.
Chris Evans will host the new incarnation of Top Gear
Hammond wished him good luck and said he "didn't blame him" for taking the job while Clarkson wished him "the best of luck," Evans said.
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The Radio 2 presenter and bookies' favourite was at last confirmed as the new 'Top Gear' presenter after months of speculation.
The official ‘Top Gear’ site first posted the announcement on Tuesday (June 16th) that the BBC Radio 2 presenter would be fronting a revamped version of the show next year. Of course, the news also means that Richard Hammond and James May will not be returning to the show, despite a rumoured £4.6 million offer each to remain with the BBC.
Chris Evans will be the new lead presenter of a re-vamped 'Top Gear' in 2016
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Viewers loved the return of Chris Evans’ chat show, although Lewis Hamilton put some to sleep.
'TFI Friday’s' 20th anniversary special proved a smash hit for Channel 4 yesterday evening (June 12th) pulling in a massive 4.3 million viewers. Host Chris Evans returned for the one-off special episode, with guests including Jeremy Clarkson, Blur and Lewis Hamilton.
Chris Evans returned as the host for the show’s 20th anniversary special.
The show was on such a roll that Channel 4 even gave it an extra 15 minutes after it ran over its allocated time slot. Chris Evans certainly seemed to enjoy his time hosting the show again, tweeting, "Did that really happen last night ? My wife has the MOTHER of all hangovers - hilarious,” on Saturday morning.
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A trailer has emerged for the last 'Top Gear' footage to feature the sacked Jeremy Clarkson.
The BBC has released the trailer for the last ever ‘Top Gear’ episode to feature Jeremy Clarkson, and it looks set to finally close out the era in fine style.
The 33-second clip was released on Tuesday evening (June 9th), and features the now-sacked presenter and his two co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May dressed in dinner jackets and standing in a desert. They receive a challenge to race cheap cars while towing caravans to a finish line in order to avoid a forfeit.
One last time: BBC releases last ever 'Top Gear' trailer for a Clarkson-starring episode
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Evans had caused a stir on social media when he told 'Sunday Brunch' that he was making a "secret 'Top Gear' film", but it seems that it's going to be for the one-off 'TFI Friday' comeback special.
Jeremy Clarkson is set to make his return to television nearly three months after he was sacked, on Chris Evans’ Channel 4 special ‘TFI Friday’ on June 12th. However, contrary to rumours doing the rounds, Evans is not making a film for ‘Top Gear’.
On Sunday, the radio DJ sparked a frenzy of speculation that he was to take over the vacant presenting spot on BBC2, after he told Tim Lovejoy on C4’s ‘Sunday Brunch’ that he was making a “secret ‘Top Gear’ film. However, the BBC confirmed on Monday (June 8th) that whatever Evans was up to, the ‘film’ hadn’t been commissioned by them.
Jeremy Clarkson with Chris Evans back in May 2015
Liam Gallagher is headed to TFI Friday.
Liam Gallagher is forming a super group with The Who's Roger Daltry, Ringo Starr's son Zak Starkey and the Lightning Seeds's Ian Broudie at the request of Chris Evans for the revival of TFI Friday on June 12. The band are said to be covering The Who's My Generation.
Liam Gallagher has a little more time on his hands after the break-up of Beady Eye
"Liam's got a bit of time on his hands since Beady Eye called it a day last year, so he fancied trying his hand at something new," a source recently told the Sun. "He's told his mates he's pretty bored. Other than Noel, you would be hard pushed to find a better set of bandmates than Roger, Ian and Zak. It's a proper supergroup and the performance will be something to remember."
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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is baffling cinemagoers in China.
Avengers: Age of Ultron has just opened in the lucrative Chinese market, though the movie is already causing irritation in the country for its seemingly inaccurate subtitles.
In one particular scene, Captain America says "I'm home", which has been translated in Chinese to "I'm good". Another line about having to wait too long appears as "I am very old."
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