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Netflix talks to BBC for rights to new Top Gear - report

Monday 7 March 2016 | 17:03 CET | News
Netflix is in talks with the BBC to air the revamped 'Top Gear' show on the subscription VoD service, the Guardian reports. After the departure of the show's flagship hosts last year, the BBC is building a new show under the 'Top Gear' name with the hosts Chris Evans, Matt Le Blanc and Eddie Jordan. The BBC show is understood to have gone down well with overseas buyers when a clip was aired at a showcase in Liverpool last month, the paper said. They included executives from Netflix, which already airs old episodes of the hit show. The talks were thought to be at an early stage still. The BBC

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