Actor and Car Buff Edward Herrmann dies at 71

I'm sure many of you heard about the passing of esteemed actor Edward Herrmann earlier today. It was posted over on Gawker and other sites, TMZ appears to be the first to have the news. » 12/31/14 4:59pm 12/31/14 4:59pm

The First Top Gear USA Trailer... In The World

This is the first trailer for the U.S. version of Top Gear on History, giving us a first taste of the American spin on the BBC's wildly popular motoring show. A peek at the cast, cars, and challenges below. » 8/06/10 10:00pm 8/06/10 10:00pm

Top Gear USA Hosts Race Beaters

The BBC version of Top Gear is cutting back on the ridiculously expensive stunts. So is Top Gear USA. This spy photo shows the hosts racing a 1970s Coupe de Ville, Nissan 300ZX, and a Ford T-Bird. (H/T to Yulmbicile!) » 6/22/10 5:15pm 6/22/10 5:15pm

Top Gear USA Version 3.0 Coming To History Channel

As we reported first earlier this year, Top Gear USA, the twice aborted attempt at colonization by the famous BBC franchise, will hit the history channel this fall. Here are the three hosts. Update! » 4/21/10 9:20am 4/21/10 9:20am

Ice-Road Truckin' In A Smart ForTwo

Paul Shippey drove a Smart ForTwo across Canada's Dempster Highway, one of the roads featured in Ice Road Truckers and the only all-weather road into the Arctic Circle. This is his crazy story, which originally appeared on —Ed. » 4/08/10 3:00pm 4/08/10 3:00pm

Top Gear USA Alive, Heading To History Channel

Despite being killed by NBC, Top Gear USA lives on at The History Channel. Sources there tell us they've ordered between 10 and 12 episodes and they're currently interviewing candidates for the hosts. » 2/15/10 12:00pm 2/15/10 12:00pm