Matt LeBlanc Named Top Gear's First Non-British Co-Host

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Matt LeBlanc named Top Gear's first non-British co-host

LeBlanc, who’s been spending a lot of time in Britain the past few years filming Showtime's Episodes, will co-host the iconic BBC series with British presenter Chris Evans. "As a car nut and a massive fan of Top Gear, I'm honored and excited to be a part of this iconic show's new chapter,” says LeBlanc, who becomes the first non-British co-host in the show’s 39-year history. "What a thrill!” PLUS: Last month, LeBlanc hosted Top Gear: The Races on BBC America, and why LeBlanc is the perfect choice to co-host.


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