Matt LeBlanc Signs New Two-Series Top Gear Deal
Remember the latest series of Top Gear?
With Chris Evans at the helm, it met with a rather mixed response.
Some said his delivery was just too energetic, with co-star Matt LeBlanc dubbed ‘boring’ by some.
With a second series on the way, it’s certainly changed.
Evans has stepped down as lead presenter, and it’s just been announced that LeBlanc has signed a two-year deal with the BBC for the show. He’ll continue to star alongside Chris Harris, Rory Reid, Sabine Schmitz and Eddie Jordan.
BBC Two editor Patrick Holland said: ‘I am thrilled Matt LeBlanc is returning to Top Gear. He’s a huge talent whose love of cars is infectious.’
Will this improve the show for the better? We’ll have to wait and see.
Top Gear returns to BBC2 next year.
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