TOP GEAR New Episode with HUGH JACKMAN - July 29 BBC AMERICA
By the way, this is what the trailer looks like for tonight’s episode. How exciting is that?
New episode begins in 10 minutes on BBC America.
Get the inside scoop as James tries to get a caravan to a campsite without clogging up the road: “The scary bit was coming out of the hanger because t was a bit gusty… It flew into the building and I thought, it’s going to get caught on the top and torn, and then I’ll be hanging… and I don’t like heights!”
"I still think there’s something in that idea…"
We want to be clear with you: these two tweets are a complete lie.
You now have an hour thirty to get home for the season premiere.
This has been a public service announcement from the Top Gear television show on the BBC America channel of the planet called Earth.
Because even when it’s a show that you’ve been looking forward to all year, you can still use a reminder.
It all starts tonight at 8:30/7:30c on BBC America.
The new season comes this Sunday on BBC 2 and July 8 on BBC America…
It’s not long until Top Gear is back on your telly with the usual mix of arguments, idiocy and great clouds of tyre smoke. For the new series, however, there will be one slight but significant change: a brand new Reasonably Priced Car.
Over the course of three years and five series the old Kia Cee-apostrophe-Dee has been a faithful and reliable friend. What a life it’s had too, welcoming a glittering cavalcade of celebrity bottoms into its specially fitted race seat, from rock gods like Mick Fleetwood, Alice Cooper, and Slash to A-list heartthrobs like Tom Cruise, Ryan Reynolds and John Prescott. But the Cee’d we use is now an obsolete car and, more importantly, the physical celeb lap board we use in the studio is almost full up. It was either change the car or commission a new, slightly taller board. And that would be ridiculous. So, sorry Cee’d, it’s time to say goodbye.
The problem is, what to replace it with? We’re sometimes asked why Top Gear doesn’t spice things up by putting the star guests in something really fast like, say, a Lamborghini Aventador. Well, first of all the Lambo may be excellent but it’s not exactly reasonably priced. Nor is it very easy to get hold of one every week so that a mid-ranking celebrity can come along and attempt to scrub all the writing off its sidewalls. Besides, a car of that power and performance would scare the living snot out of a less confident driver and bring the prospect of a large and extremely messy accident for the more balls-out contender. Either way, we’d be looking at legal proceedings. No, the Reasonably Priced Car has to be something of adequate performance but no more.
We’ll find out what the all-new Reasonably Priced Car is going to be on July 8 but in the meantime… what car would you suggest?
In July 8th’s premiere, the world’s favorite car show returns for a brand new series and the action kicks off in New Zealand as JEREMY CLARKSON and JAMES MAY race a car against a boat in a nail-biting battle up the beautiful coastline to the very tip of the North Island. The boat is a state-of-the-art America’s Cup yacht whilst the car is of a type many of us are familiar with, yet never before seen on Top Gear.
Meanwhile, back in the UK, RICHARD HAMMOND attempts to find a hot hatch hero from a trio of newcomers, the Renaultsport Clio 200, Peugeot 208 GTI and Ford Fiesta ST, and a cavalcade of top stars including WARWICK DAVIES, CHARLES DANCE and JOSS STONE assemble at the track to welcome a brand new Reasonably Priced Car.
Immediately followed by the Premiere of New Series DANGERMAN: THE INCREDIBLE MR. GOODWIN at 10/9c.
We’re airing Season 2 of James May’s Man Lab starting Monday, April 15 at 10/9c on BBC America
JEREMY, RICHARD and JAMES are in Africa with a simple mission: to find the definitive source of the Nile.
Over the years many explorers claim to have already done just that, but the TOP GEAR trio believe that they can do better by traveling further and faster than any exploration team in history using only grit, ingenuity… and three aging estate cars.
But you know it’s never a good sign when JEREMY is praying (even if it is for the raft to flip over with RICHARD & JAMES on-board!) and RICHARD’s already squealing in fear…
Watch the US Premiere MONDAY MARCH 18 at 9/8c only on BBC AMERICA.