After several years in development, first at NBC and then at History, the U.S. adaptation of the hit British unscripted series Top Gear made it on the air last night. The History series debuted to respectable ratings – 1.9 million viewers, 1.1 million of them in the adults 18-49 demo. It didn’t come close to breaking any records though – for instance, History’s American Pickers drew 3.1 million in its series premiere earlier this year.
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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Monday November 22, 2010 @ 1:34pm PSTTags: Cable Rat Race, Cable TV, Top Gear, Top Gear Ratings, TV, TV Ratings
By TIM ADLER in London | Monday September 6, 2010 @ 3:00am PDTTags: BBC America, Cameron Diaz, Cross Idris Elba, David Twohy, Idris Elba, Luther, Tom Cruise, Top Gear, Top Gear Ratings
The Brit actor who’s just signed to play maverick cop Alex Cross in David Twohy’s Cross, stars in the 6-part BBC mini-series Luther playing another maverick cop (think Cracker meets Prime Suspect meets Wallender). Luther uses the Columbo trick of …