Matt LeBlanc Signs On for More Top Gear


LONDON: Matt LeBlanc will return to host Top Gear, with a new season set to air on BBC Two and globally next year.

LeBlanc will be joined for season 24 by Chris Harris and Rory Reid with regular appearances from Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz and The Stig. Clare Pizey is executive producer and Alex Renton is series editor.

Patrick Holland, channel editor for BBC Two, said: “I am thrilled that Matt LeBlanc is returning to Top Gear. He’s a huge talent whose love of cars is infectious. I can’t wait for the series to return to BBC Two next year.”

Mark Linsey, director of BBC Studios, added: “Matt was hugely popular with Top Gear viewers last [season] with his humor, warmth and obvious passion for cars and for the show, so I couldn’t be more delighted that he’s agreed to come back and do more for us.”