Ex-‘Top Gear’ team lands on Amazon

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Ex-Top Gear team lands on Amazon

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will create a new car show for Amazon Prime that is set to debut in 2016. It’ll be produced by former Top Gear executive Andy Wilman.

Jon Stewart explains his White House visits on The Daily Show

After avoiding the topic on Tuesday’s show, Stewart devoted the top of last night’s Daily Show to media coverage of his “secret” White House visits. Stewart said his meetings with President Obama was like any of his other high-profile meetings, with the president asking: “Jon, why are you such an a**hole?” PLUS: Last night Stewart returned to standup comedy, performing on stage after Louis CK.

Jimmy Kimmel helps raise $150,000 following his Cecil the Lion plea

“The email deluge is overwhelming us, we thank you sincerely,” says Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit director. Meanwhile, Kimmel’s rant about the killing of Cecil the Lion has been watched 4.5 million times and counting, and Kimmel tells the real story of Rick Springfield’s Jessie’s Girl.

Melina Kanakaredes is set to play a thief in an independent drama project

The CSI:NY and Providence alum is co-writing and starring in Stolen For Good, playing the mysterious international “Hermes Thief.”