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Idris Elba Cradles Julia Roberts on Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Issue Cover

If there was any doubt that Idris Elba was the man, Vanity Fair demolished it with the cover of their annual Hollywood issue, shot as usual by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz. Elba, a Golden Globe winner for BBC AMERICA’s ...

Top Gear Thursday: In Season Premiere, ‘Top Gear’ Meets ‘Downton Abbey’

The humungous Top Gear news of the week is, of course, that season 21 premieres on BBC AMERICA on Monday, February 10 at 8:30p/7:30c. But for Downton Abbey fans, there’s an added bonus in the first episode: Hugh Bonneville, who plays ...

BBC AMERICA Sets Premiere Date for ‘Top Gear’ Season 21

If you all were waiting on a Season 21 teaser with the Stig to go along with the clips featuring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May, your patience has been rewarded.

FIRST LOOK: Peter Capaldi in His ‘Doctor Who’ Costume

Just in: check out Peter Capaldi‘s Doctor Who costume, which has hit the Internets. Let us know what you think. A bit Pertwee?

Top Gear Thursday: WATCH – Season 21 is Coming!

That’s right, the new season of Top Gear is on its way. TopGear.com reports that series 21 will begin airing early next month, Sunday, Feb.

Top Gear Thursday: World’s Biggest Gearhead Is… an Owl?

It’s old news that Top Gear is the world’s most popular factual program. Among humans, that is. But now it appears that Top Gear is also extremely popular among owls.

10 British Things About Your U.S. City

You need not book a flight to the U.K. for a real British experience, Americans!

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Idris Elba Host His Own Car Show

It’s still very much an open question about whether Idris Elba will ever take on the role of James Bond. But it seems he’s already taken on the role of Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: Show Fan Builds McLaren F1 with Only $32,000

Here’s a problem that you might have. You’d like to own a McLaren F1, but you’re just a little short of $5.5 million, which is what one of the supercars sold for at auction last year.

Top Gear Thursday: 10 Best ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2013

It’s hard to winnow down the craziness of another year of Top Gear to just ten moments, but the exigencies of end-of-the-year roundups gave us no choice but to attempt the task.