Top Gear's Head Producer Says Farewell To BBC In Leaked Email

The Top Gear as we know it is dead with Jeremy Clarkson’s firing, and as further proof of that we have this leaked email to current and former staff from Executive Producer Andy Wilman confirming that he’s done with the BBC but “at least we left ‘em wanting more.” » 3/30/15 3:08pm Today 3:08pm

BBC Director, Wife Receive Death Threat Over Clarkson's Firing

Because the world is filled with kind, rational, level-headed human beings, the Director-General of the BBC is under police protection over what was determined to be a "credible" death threat from someone angry over Jeremy Clarkson's sacking from Top Gear. Ugh.
» 3/30/15 1:22pm Today 1:22pm

This Is What James May Is Doing Now That He's Funemployed

Ever since Jeremy Clarkson was fired from Top Gear, fellow co-host James May has been a bit vague about what his future plans are. Apparently, they now include playing little tunes on his recorder. And it is hilarious and amazing. » 3/27/15 6:02pm Friday 6:02pm

Top Gear Producer Will Not Press Assault Charges Against Jeremy Clarkson

Top Gear Is Not Dead Yet; BBC Working To Renew The Show For 2016

What happens to a well-loved and highly acclaimed TV show when it loses its star? Historically, the prognosis isn't good. But even with the sacking of Jeremy Clarkson after FacePunchSteakColdCutFracasGhazi, the folks at Top Gear say the show will go on. » 3/27/15 11:15am Friday 11:15am

Clarkson: 'Leave Oisin Alone, None Of This Is His Fault'

James May's 'I Quit Top Gear' Tweet Is Fake, Everyone


After it was announced that the BBC would not be renewing Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson’s contract, co-host James May announced that his next step would require “a lot of careful thought.” That’s so far pretty much all he’s said. But a lot of people have been suckered in by this imposter Twitter account. » 3/25/15 5:47pm Wednesday 5:47pm

How Top Gear Made Us All Care About Cars

The third biggest loser in this sad saga of Top Gear is the wider car media, and the business that surrounds it. Of course the first is the vast fan base that has followed the show for many years. The second, assuming the brand struggles to survive, is the team who work on it - and I can’t imagine how they feel right… » 3/25/15 4:47pm Wednesday 4:47pm

The Cops Are Investigating The Jeremy Clarkson 'Fracas'

With Jeremy Clarkson fired from Top Gear, it appeared as if the worst had already come to pass. But this all might be far from over, as now the North Yorkshire police are investigating the incident which got him fired to begin with. » 3/25/15 11:52am Wednesday 11:52am

Top Gear Hosts James May And Richard Hammond React To Clarkson Firing

With the firing of Jeremy Clarkson, the main host and driving creative force behind Top Gear, it’s a bit unclear as to the future of both the show and co-hosts James May and Richard Hammond. Both co-hosts are, however, now being forced to weigh in. » 3/25/15 11:20am Wednesday 11:20am

BBC: Clarkson Berated And Assaulted Producer, Reported Incident Himself

Jeremy Clarkson berated a Top Gear producer throughout the evening of March 4 before he attacked him physically until a witness intervened, the BBC said in their investigation of the incident that led to Clarkson’s termination from the famed motoring program. » 3/25/15 10:43am Wednesday 10:43am

Jeremy Clarkson Officially Fired From Top Gear

Jeremy Clarkson has officially been fired as the host of Top Gear following a fight with a producer of the show, Oisin Tymon. BBC Director General Tony Hall confirmed the sacking in a statement, saying that the decision “was not taken lightly,” and that the BBC is looking to renew Top Gear in 2016.
» 3/25/15 10:04am Wednesday 10:04am

Jeremy Clarkson To Be Fired From Top Gear, According To Report

Piers Morgan Sticks Up For Jeremy Clarkson In Classy Column (Seriously)

I bet that’s a sentence you never thought you’d read anywhere, right? Let me assure that you did not, in fact, wake up in Bizarro World this morning, or that if you did then I’m right there with you. Amid Jeremy Clarkson’s FacePunchFracasGate scandal, the embattled Top Gear host has an unlikely defender in the form of… » 3/23/15 12:20pm 3/23/15 12:20pm

Jeremy Clarkson Supporters Just Drove A Freaking Tank To The BBC

Now You Can Play Hungry, Hungry Clarksons

You may recall that Top Gear's current scandal has to do with Jeremy Clarkson's intense hunger. One might say he's hungry hungry. Not unlike certain hippos I've encountered. Thankfully, people have recognized this synergy and produced a kit to adapt your Hungry Hungry Hippos game to Hungry Hungry Clarksons. Finally! » 3/19/15 9:50pm 3/19/15 9:50pm

Report: May And Hammond Refused To Film Top Gear Without Clarkson

If you've been living in your underground bunker for the last week, you may not have heard that Top Gear has been suspended due to a 'fracas' involving Jeremy Clarkson, a producer, and dinner. A report now says that the BBC offered to have James May and Richard Hammond finish the season without Clarkson, but the pair… » 3/19/15 12:14pm 3/19/15 12:14pm

Jeremy Clarkson's 'I Quit Top Gear' Column Is From 1999, Everyone. 1999.

See that guy? That's 1999 Jeremy Clarkson, and he's very disappointed. He's disappointed because people keep reading something he wrote back then and mistaking it for news that future him is leaving Top Gear now, in 2015. That makes him a sad Clarkson, and so he has to go console himself by listening to Smash Mouth or… » 3/16/15 11:43am 3/16/15 11:43am

Jeremy Clarkson Hints At The Death Of Top Gear With Dinosaur Metaphors

Though the BBC has yet to officially give their ruling about anything, and all that's been said is the vaguest of dinosaur-related metaphors, a Sun column written by Jeremy Clarkson is sparking a vast amount of speculation that he's leaving the show, and Top Gear itself may be gone. Is it true? Maybe, but it barely… » 3/15/15 1:13am 3/15/15 1:13am

Will The Stig's Last Top Gear Lap Be This Yellow Hennessey Raptor?

We're all used to The Stig putting his (its?) hands on some of he most amazing supercars in existence, but the sixth episode of Top Gear features a Hennessey Velociraptor. How awkwardly fitting if this is the last Top Gear lap ever. » 3/14/15 3:00pm 3/14/15 3:00pm