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Rory Reid: Joining 'Top Gear' Was Like "Being Parachuted Into A War"

‘Top Gear’ and ‘Extra Gear’ presenter Rory Reid has said he was surprised at the level of hostility directed towards the show when Chris Evans took over as host. The presenter likened joining the show...

Idris Elba: 'I Haven't Got The Time For Tv Show Top Gear!'

The 43-year-old actor was tipped as a potential presenter of the BBC motoring programme after Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond departed the show. However, self-confessed petrolhead Idris admits that while it would have...

Chris Evans Dedicates Radio Show To Former 'Top Gear' Colleagues

Chris Evans dedicated his BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show on Tuesday morning (July 5) to his former ‘Top Gear’ colleagues, telling them to ‘move on’ without him. Evans stepped down as host yesterday after just...

'Top Gear' Series Ends With A New Ratings Low For Chris Evans And Team

On Sunday night (July 3) the ‘revamped’ new series of ‘Top Gear’ came to an end, giving the troubled BBC show its lowest viewing figures yet. The series has come under fire from viewers since...

Matt Leblanc "Will Leave Top Gear" If Chris Evans Stays

‘Top Gear’ presenter Matt LeBlanc is reportedly ready to leave the show if co-host Chris Evans stays on. LeBlanc is thought to have already signed on for two more series of the BBC motoring show,...

'Top Gear' Ratings Fall Further Despite Matt Leblanc's Brexit Joke

The new series of ‘Top Gear’ has seen its ratings fall even further, to its lowest Sunday night audience in over a decade. The drop comes as fans seem to be warming more to the...

Matt Leblanc Reveals The Real Reason He Took 'Top Gear' Job

While the newly re-launched ‘Top Gear’ might not be setting the world alight, the show’s co-presenter Matt LeBlanc has, for many, emerged as the main star. However, the American favourite has revealed that he took...

Chris Evans Will Feature Less Prominently As Top Gear Tries To Revive Its Viewership

Top Gear’s return was highly anticipated with new presenting stars Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc after the blaze of confusion which its old presenting trio left the programme before the end of the last series....

'Top Gear's' Third Episode Praised As Best Yet, But Viewing Figures Still Drop

Viewing figures for the new series of ‘Top Gear’ dropped to a new low for Sunday night’s episode (June 12), pulling in the lowest figures for the show in more than a decade. Overnight ratings...

Chris Evans' 'Top Gear' Loses Over A Third Of Its Audience For Second Episode

Ratings for the new series of ‘Top Gear’ have plummeted in just its second week, with audience figures dropping by more than a third. Just 2.8 million tuned into watch last night’s episode, compared with...

Bbc Deny Claims Canned Laughter Was Used On New 'Top Gear'

The BBC has defended the new series of ‘Top Gear’ after it was claimed that ‘canned laughter’ was used to cover ‘long, awkward silences’ from the audience. It comes after The Sun quoted an anonymous...

The Identity Of Ugly Naked Guy From 'Friends' Has Finally Been Revealed

A great TV mystery has finally been solved, as the man who was known to millions of ‘Friends’ viewers as Ugly Naked Guy has finally revealed himself (no, not in that way). After a year...

Matt Leblanc Reportedly Offered A Fortune To Sign Up For Second Series Of 'Top Gear'

While the new series of ‘Top Gear’ didn't get the ratings head start the BBC wanted on Sunday, co-host Matt LeBlanc seems to have escaped much of the criticism directed towards the show. Now it’s...

Matt Leblanc 'Offered Big Money For Top Gear's Second Series'

The 48-year-old former Friends actor co-presents the motoring show with British host Chris Evans, with the first episode of the rebooted programme airing on Sunday (29May16). While the new version received mixed reviews from fans,...

Chris Evans Defends 'Top Gear' After Debut Episode Pulls In Under 5 Million Viewers

Chris Evans has defended the revamped ‘Top Gear’ after its debut episode failed to pull in the desired viewing figures on Sunday (May 29th). The show came under criticism from viewers and critics alike after...

Top Gear Return Flops After Losing Viewers

Bosses at the show's broadcaster, the BBC, controversially parted ways with the programme's previous presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond last year (15), and replaced them with a team of presenters...

Top Gear 'Struggling To Find New Guests', As They Bring Back Familiar Faces

If fans of ‘Top Gear’ were expecting to see a whole string of new celebrity guests when the revamped series premieres on Sunday, they may be left disappointed. According to The Sun, the show has...

Matt Leblanc Blasted By Australian Radio Host For Awkward Interview

The former Friends star and Chris were interviewed for Australia's Kyle and Jackie O Show, but the duo refused to play the entire pre-recorded chat on their programme Friday (27May16) because Kyle Sandilands...

Matt Leblanc And Chris Evans Not At War

The two presenters have taken the helm of car show Top Gear, replacing popular hosts Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, who all exited in 2015 after Jeremy was sacked for punching a producer.While...

Matt Leblanc Says There's No Feud With 'Top Gear' Co-host Chris Evans

The revamped series of ‘Top Gear’ returns to BBC Two this Sunday (May 29th) with a brand new team fronted by Chris Evans and ‘Friends’ star Matt LeBlanc. But the show has been plagued by...

Jenna Fischer And Matt Leblanc Had No Chemistry - Report

Jenna became a TV darling as the star of comedy The Office, but she wasn't a good fit for Matt's new series Man With a Plan, which will debut later this year (16)....

Jenna Fischer Exits Matt Le Blanc Comedy

Man With a Plan was picked up by CBS bosses earlier this week (beg09May16), but Fischer won't be among the cast when the series debuts thanks to a change in creative direction....

Matt Leblanc Reunites With Old Friend Matthew Perry In London

Perry is currently starring in his self-penned play The End of Longing, at the West End's Playhouse Theatre, and LeBlanc, who is one of the new co-hosts of British motoring show Top Gear,...

'Top Gear' Gets Bbc Three Spin Off Show 'Extra Gear'

‘Top Gear’ will be getting its own sister show named ‘Extra Gear’ when it returns to our screens next month, the BBC has announced. The show will be available to watch on online-only channel BBC...

Will 'Top Gear' Be Forced To Change Air Date To Avoid Clash With 'Britain's Got Talent'

Chris Evans’ revamped ‘Top Gear’ has hit another roadblock, after it was revealed the new series will debut head-to-head against ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. The show had been scheduled to debut on May 8th, but was...

Chris Evans And Matt Leblanc 'Row Over Top Gear Stunt'

Last month (Mar16), Matt, 48, caused controversy when he was seen doing wheel spins with professional rally driver Ken Block in a Ford Mustang, in the near vicinity of the war memorial. Retired colonel Richard...

Relations Are 'Frosty' Between 'Top Gear' Hosts Chris Evans And Matt Leblanc After Cenotaph Stunt

New ‘Top Gear’ hosts Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc are said to be struggling to get along behind the scenes, following last month’s controversial Cenotaph stunt. Evans is said to blame LeBlanc for the stunt,...

No More Episodes For Matt Leblanc

Bosses at America's Showtime network announced the cancellation news on Monday (11Apr16), confirming production on the series' final seven episodes will begin in London next week (begs18Apr16). "We have had the best...

Matthew Perry Not Worried About Missing Friends Reunion

The 46-year-old actor found worldwide fame through playing Chandler Bing in the hit U.S. television series, which ran from 1994 to 2004. In February (16), his co-stars David Schwimmer, Lisa Kudrow, Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston...

Matt Leblanc Shaken Up By Top Gear Car Drama

The actor, who is among the hosts of the new-look show, was test driving a Porsche when the near-accident occurred. A crew member was filming while lying on the road, according to...

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