Star of TV series «Friends» will be the new host of Top Gear

One of the actors of the series «Friends», Matt LeBlanc will be the new host of the TV show BBC Top Gear. The actor will join Chris Evans, who took over the show after the departure of Jeremy Clarkson, The Guardian reports.

As Evans said, «Matt has always been a car enthusiast and I am very thrilled that he will join Top Gear. To fulfill some crazy ideas on screen is a dream job, and I know that we will passionately discuss ideas for the show. We can’t wait for the release of the first series on the screens.»

The LeBlanc admitted that is a car enthusiast and a big fan of Top Gear and for his «honor to become part of a new Chapter of this landmark show.»

LeBlanc will become the first Top Gear the world’s leading non-British origin for 39-year history of the show. The actor appeared twice in episodes of Top Gear in category «big star, small car» and still holds the record for the fastest lap.

Top Gear is one of the most popular car transmissions in the world, is broadcast in more than 100 countries. The first release was shown in 1977.

Recall, Jeremy Clarkson and his colleagues were dismissed from the show Top Gear because of the scandal with the producer.

In July 2015, they signed a contract with Amazon to create a new road show, which should compete with the show Top Gear. The new show is not yet named, because the brand Top Gear belongs to BBC.

Star of TV series «Friends» will be the new host of Top Gear 05.02.2016

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