360-degree “virtual reality” YouTube videos are lame and gimmicky most of the time. But come on, I know you’re not about to turn down the opportunity to be part of Project Badass.
Anticipation has been steadily building since we found out the old BBC Top Gear team of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond would be moving their automotive to the internet to make The Grand Tour. Tonight, we can finally watch it.
Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond brought car culture into millions of lives with over 20 seasons of the BBC’s Top Gear. Now the trio’s taking their antics on the road‚ driving, flying and grand touring with a massive Amazon budget on The Grand Tour. We caught up with two of them in Hollywood to check in.
There are exactly two types of TV shows about cars: sensationalized “build” dramas set to slow-motion footage of sparks, and Top Gear knockoffs. The latter “boy’s trip” motif tends to be a little more bearable so I’m excited to see what my friends have in store for the third season of /Drive on NBC Sports.
The, uh, rough-around-the-edges reality television show Diesel Brothers is coming under fire from a group of environmentally focused doctors in Utah, who are threatening legal action against the TV personalities because of alleged illegal modifications to diesel vehicles. You can’t see it through the internet but I’m…
Why is danger so sexy? I don’t know. But its siren song is screaming to me after watching just a few minutes of Rip To Cabo; one of the most visually-enticing off-road motorcycle videos I’ve ever seen. And that’s just the trailer.
So the Lethal Weapon movie franchise is being rebooted as a TV show. Expect that scene where the boss cop yells at the main characters, apparently a lot of car action, and hey is that Mia Toretto?
The Monster Mile of Dover International Speedway may have been a monster flop in television viewership, per Sports Media Watch. Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Fox Sports 1 earned the race’s lowest Nielsen rating in a decade.
In the latest episode of The Simpsons Homer finds a Morgan 3-Wheeler in his garage because after 27 seasons, who even cares anymore. Enjoy musical number “Chubby Dude In A Tiny Car” and a guest appearance by Jay Leno. Yeah, go ahead and watch it here! Not still at work, are you?
Watching motorcycle racing on television has never been easy, but the road racing governing bodies and the beIN Sports Network has just reached a deal to make that a whole lot easier for 2016.
Diesel Brothers is the latest iteration of walking caricatures fed through a procedural reality-TV meat grinder. Think Fast N Loud with a little more Larry The Cable Guy. I’m ashamed to admit I enjoy watching it.
You knew Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson could act, and wrestle, and probably eat you. Now he’s adding TV producer to his resume to help create a show that’s basically “undercover cop with shady past drives sweet cars and solves crimes.” Sound familiar?
With rumors that a new Ford Ranger and Bronco might be happening and the Oshkosh JLTV announced as the US military’s Humvee replacement, the last 24 hours have been pretty exciting in the truck world. Tune in right here and watch us break it down with analysts Matt Miller and Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg TV!
Automotive reality television shows have been attempted for decades but have rarely succeeded. These are the ten best ways to make car reality TV shows more watchable.
As I’ve mentioned a couple of times, the two-hour documentary special Driving America is airing at 9:00 PM EDT/PDT tonight (I.e. right now) on the National Geographic Channel and I’ve invited some of the shows participants and creators into the comments to chat about it with you, dear readers.
Good news for endurance fans: we can finally watch the entire WEC season this year on television in the good ol' U-S-of-A and Canada. Not only will we get our usual 24 Hours of Le Mans coverage, but Fox Sports inked a deal to show the whole season. That's multiple hours of motorsport deliciousness at a time.
The British Touring Car Championship is beyond rowdy: fact. There's not a lot of mechanical sympathy in the BTCC, that's for sure. Only problem: we don't get it on television. That's about to change.
Our own Matt Hardigree will be on In The Loop with Betty Liu on Bloomberg this morning at 9:35 am talking about 2015. Watch it here.
Have you been previously unable to access onboard video content and races shown on ESPN3? Deadspin has some good news if you currently have DirecTV: you're getting ESPN3 soon, along with a suite of several other ESPN properties.
The days of KITT, the A-Team van, and Crockett's Ferrari are long gone. That's not right. TV hero cars need to make a comeback.