Watch Top Gear
- 8 Seasons
Top Gear is a motoring show including celebrity interviews, car reviews and humorous features including challenges for the three hosts. Following closely the British version produced and broadcast by the BBC, Tope Gear (US) is shown on the History Channel and produced by BBC Worldwide in the U.S. The British version of Top Gear has been produced since 1977 and was relaunched in 2002 with three presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. The show has run for 18 seasons and has been exported with great success around the world, including transmission on BBC America. Since the relaunch of the British Top Gear show the BBC has been attempting to launch an American version; aborted attempts have included pilots for both NBC and the Discovery Channel. Three seasons of Top Gear (US) have been produced with 26 episodes; the first season was broadcast from November 2010 onwards and follows the format of the British version. The BBC Worldwide production is shown on the History Channel in the U.S. and has been exported to Australia. Top Gear (US) is presented by Tanner Foust, Adam Ferrara and Rutledge Wood. An anonymous racing driver who does not speak and is never seen without his helmet based on The Stig character in the British version of Top Gear test drives each car reviewed on the show. Celebrity interviews also take place in each episode followed by a filmes segment called Big Star, Small Car in which the celebrity interviewed completes a lap of the test track driving a Suzuki SX4. Episodes of Top Gear (US) are filmes at the Orange County Great Park in California. Each episode of Top Gear (US) is broadcast on The History Channel and contains between 40 and 45 minutes of filmed material broadcast over an hour segment on the network. Critical response to the US version of Top Gear has been mixed because of the loyal nature of the majority of the British version of Top Gear fans around the world.