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Top Gear spin-off on iPlayer

April 28, 2016

BBC Three and BBC Worldwide have co-commissioned Extra Gear, a new Top Gear show presented by new co-host Rory Reid.

Each week Extra Gear will bring fans exclusive new footage, interviews, specially-recorded films and behind-the-scenes access to Top Gear.

Extra Gear, which will be available to view on BBC Three’s live page and BBC Three on iPlayer straight after Top Gear finishes each week on BBC Two.

BBC Worldwide will distribute Extra Gear to international broadcasters including BBC America and BBC Brit, where it will air alongside the new series in May.

Adam Waddell, Global Director of Top Gear at BBC Worldwide, says: “For the first time ever we are able to bring our fans around the world more access to the world of Top Gear than they have ever had and realise a long-held ambition to offer more original content from this globally successful show.”

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