‘Top Gear’ return date in 2016 confirmed

Chris Evans has announced when the much-anticipated new season of Top Gear will begin next year.

Top Gear will return to BBC Two on Sunday 8 May 2016 with the first of 16 new episodes.

Speaking to James Martin on BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen at the weekend, the show’s new host revealed that the first episode will air the Sunday after filming finishes on 5 May and confirmed that producers had “already started making the films”.

Evans commented: “We’re going to America to make our first inter-continental in January.”

However, Evans did not give any update on who his co-presenters will be.

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