Jeremy Clarkson

Official: BBC drops Top Gear’s Clarkson

The BBC will not renew the contract of controversial Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, throwing the future of the show into doubt. BBC director general Tony Hall was faced with mounting pressure over Clarkson’s future after stories surfaced the presenter (above, middle) had punched a senior Top Gear producer in a row over food provision. […]

BBC Worldwide says Top Gear impact ‘minimal’

BBC Worldwide said today that it will offer international Top Gear broadcasters alternative, original content from the show to replace the episodes of the series that have been shelved in the wake of the suspension of star presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The motoring magazine series is one of BBCWW’s top selling series and the most-watched factual series […]

BBC pulls Top Gear after Clarkson suspension

UK public broadcaster the BBC has decided to pull the remaining episodes of flagship motoring series Top Gear after controversial star presenter Jeremy Clarkson (above, centre) was suspended after an altercation with a member of the production team. “Following a fracas with a BBC producer, Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended pending an investigation,” The BBC […]