Matt LeBlanc, 48, best known as the character “Joey Tribbiani” in the television series Friends, will be the new host for the motor show Top Gear when the new season kicks off on BBC Two in May.
the actor has on several occasions previously participated as a guest in the program, and says that he has always been a big fan of the series.
– As a bilnörd and a Top Gear fan, I feel honored and excited to be part of this iconic show, the actor says BBC News.
He is the second new program director will be presented by BBC. It is already clear that the British media profile Chris Evans will also lead the program. Who is the third TV host will be revealed soon, according to the BBC.
Last year, the BBC chose to sack the then Top Gear TV host Jeremy Clarkson .
It was Clarkson’s strange outbursts and statements that were the discussions on his final start, but that broke the camel’s back was when Clarkson got into a fight with one of the program’s producers. After that he was to leave the channel.
In August last year, it was clear that the whole original trio, consisting of Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond , will record a new show for Amazon’s TV service Amazon Prime in place.