Top Gear follow-up with Clarkson, Hammond, May coming to Amazon streaming

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Top Gear follow-up with Clarkson, Hammond, May coming to Amazon streaming

Overnight, Amazon Prime Instant Video announced that it had secured the rights to a new a motoring show headed by former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. The online shopping giant has also signed up Andy Wilman, the long time executive producer of Top Gear...

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Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC, Top Gear to be retooled for 2016, full report published - UPDATED
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Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC, Top Gear to be retooled for 2016, full report published - UPDATED

The BBC has just announced that it has let go of Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson after a "fracas" with a producer earlier this month. Director general of the BBC, Tony Hall, announced the news overnight and published the full findings of the corporation's internal investigation into the incident...


Jeremy Clarkson to be sacked, Top Gear to remain - report
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Jeremy Clarkson to be sacked, Top Gear to remain - report

The UK's The Daily Telegraph newspaper is reporting that the controversy-plagued Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson will be sacked by the BBC this week, but the British motoring series will remain on television after he finishes up. Clarkson is reportedly set to be stood down after an internal investigation found the host assaulted the show's producer, Oisin Tymon...


Jeremy Clarkson involved in "dust up" over dinner, according to James May
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Jeremy Clarkson involved in "dust up" over dinner, according to James May

During a brief interview outside his house, James May revealed that fellow Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson was suspended by the BBC over a "dust up" with a producer. Stopped by a BBC News crew outside his home, May was asked if he believed that Clarkson was innocent of punching a producer...


Jeremy Clarkson suspended over "fracas", Top Gear removed from BBC schedule - UPDATED
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Jeremy Clarkson suspended over "fracas", Top Gear removed from BBC schedule - UPDATED

The BBC has suspended Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson, as well as removing the TV show from its schedule, at least temporarily. At 4.42pm GMT, the BBC issued a simple two paragraph press release: "The BBC has today released the following statement regarding Jeremy Clarkson/Top Gear. Following a fracas with a BBC producer, Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended pending an investigation...


Top Gear pair banned from driving in France for three months
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Top Gear pair banned from driving in France for three months

Two out of three Top Gear hosts have been suspended from driving in France for three months after being caught, somewhat unsurprisingly, speeding. The incident occurred while Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond were on location, filming the final sequence of a road trip DVD from Venice, Italy to Pau, France...


Top Gear too loud for Gold Coast
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Top Gear too loud for Gold Coast

The BBC's Top Gear television program has been denied the opportunity to drive a V8 Supercar around a Gold Coast driver training centre due to "issues related to noise". News Limited reports a plan to have Jeremy Clarkson, one of the program's three hosts, drive an Xbox-sponsored V8 Supercar around the Norwell-based Holden Driving Centre's 2km circuit has fallen through due to issues surrounding noise restrictions...


Jeremy Clarkson nets $23m from Top Gear franchise
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Jeremy Clarkson nets $23m from Top Gear franchise

BBC accounts have revealed Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson took home more than £14 million ($23 million) from his work with the motoring show last year after BBC Worldwide bought a controlling stake in a production company co-founded by the presenter. According to reports from the UK, BBC accounts published this month show Clarkson netted a total of £14...


Top Gear season 20 teased
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Top Gear season 20 teased

A teaser for the 20th season of Top Gear has been released by the BBC, ahead of its premiere in the UK this Sunday. The first episode will feature a European road trip in a bevvy of drop-top supercars, including an Audi R8 V10, Ferrari 458 and McLaren MP4-12C...