Two blokes from Britain will likely be seeking to fill Matt LeBlanc’s driving sneakers as they comply with within the footsteps of the American star on the BBC’s “High Gear.”
The broadcaster has introduced that comic Paddy McGuinness and retired cricket participant Andrew Flintoff will likely be becoming a member of this system subsequent yr.
LeBlanc got here on board in 2016 to assist proper the ship following the departure of longtime hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James Could after Clarkson was fired for stepping into an altercation with a member of his employees. The trio now hosts “The Grand Tour” on Amazon Prime Video, which immediately grew to become one of many streaming service’s hottest reveals because the rankings for “High Gear” plummetted.
Former “Good friend” LeBlanc introduced in June he was leaving “High Gear” to spend extra time together with his household, citing the grueling globetrotting manufacturing schedule.
Considered one of LeBlanc’s co-hosts, Rory Reid, has additionally been reassigned to spinoff present “Additional Gear” and digital programming, leaving automotive journalist Chris Harris as the one veteran coming again for 2019.