Top Gear Australia - Netflix

Thu 20 June 2019

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Based on the popular British version of Top Gear, Top Gear Australia looks to give a unique Aussie spin on the car scene while still having all thrills and spills that we all love. Plus there is the Stig's Australian cousin. What more could we ask for! In 2010 the show moved from SBS to the Nine Network.

Top Gear Australia - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2008-09-28

Top Gear Australia - Top Gear America - Netflix

Top Gear America is a motoring television series for BBC America hosted by William Fichtner, Tom Ford and Antron Brown. Based on the original UK version, the new program was announced in April 2017. The eight-episode first season premiered on July 30, 2017.

Top Gear Australia - Development - Netflix

A previous American version of Top Gear was broadcast on the History Channel from November 2010 until June 2016. Following a second revamp of the UK version in 2017, BBC America announced that Top Gear would return to the United States in late 2017 as a new show, now titled Top Gear America, to be hosted by actor William Fichtner. Later that month, it was confirmed that British journalist and television host Tom Ford and American drag racer Antron Brown would be Fichtner's co-hosts. Network president, Sarah Barnett, commented, “We are big fans of the mix of cars, credibility and charisma that adds up to the winning formula for Top Gear, and couldn't be happier that BBCA is now the home for the franchise in the US, with Top Gear America joining the original show on our network, Bill, Antron and Wookie are serious gear heads who never take themselves too seriously. It will be quite the trip.” Episodes of Top Gear America will be broadcast on Sunday in the same time slot as the British version. Following a series of teaser trailers featuring The Stig being shipped to and exploring the U.S., the first trailer for the show was released by BBC America on June 29, 2017. That same day, the logo for the first season was unveiled, which features the three hosts and the Stig. Studio and timed celebrity track segments are filmed on location in Las Vegas at Speedvegas.

Top Gear Australia - References - Netflix


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