Has Top Gear on BBC been cancelled?

The popular British television series Top Gear has not been canceled, however it will not return this fall with new episodes. The 18th season of the show just finished airing in March, and a 19th season is scheduled to premier in January 2013. There will be a Christmas special later this year though.

Top Gear has aired in its current format since 2002 and is hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. The show features driving tests, challenges, and car reviews. It is extremely popular with more than 350 million viewers worldwide each week.

Updated on Monday, May 14 2012 at 12:15AM EDT
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