Fifth Gear Not Dead, Back At End Of April
Posted March 22nd, 2010 at 09:55 by Viper007Bond in Fifth Gear, Tom Ford
After being canceled back in October, Fifth Gear has earned a reprieve and will be returning for two new seasons this year. The first of which will begin at the end of April (once we know a definitive date, I’ll update the counter at the top of the site).
The Sunday Times is reporting that the show will be going back to basics and ditching the live studio format in exchange for more time reviewing cars. However sadly Tom Ford will not be returning as a host.
While few people prefer Fifth Gear to Top Gear, the two shows complement each other nicely and I think I can speak for a great many people when I say that I’m happy to have the show back.
No Fifth Gear Scene Rip Yet, But Watch Segments Online
Posted August 27th, 2008 at 10:00 by Viper007Bond in Fifth Gear, Tom Ford
Still no release by the Scene yet, but we’re hopeful they’ll catch the re-airing on Sunday and release it then. If not, we’ll use one of the various other rips available made by random fans (they vary greatly in size and quality, so I’m holding off for now).
If you can’t wait, you have two choices:
- Snag one of those random rips off Mininova (note that the 11×03 one that comes up in that search is over a year old)
- Stream the episode’s segments on Fifth Gear’s website
If you go the Fifth Gear website route, you can also watch Tom talking about the next episode.
Tom Ford Prank Calls Jonny Smith (Fifth Gear Outtake)
Posted August 23rd, 2008 at 04:08 by Viper007Bond in Fifth Gear, Jonny Smith, Tom Ford
Besides having segments from the show, Fifth Gear’s website also features a few behind the scenes clips including outtakes.
Their latest clip is an outtake (I assume, I don’t know if it’ll make the airing) from this coming Monday’s episode. In the clip, Tom tests out the new Honda Accord’s bluetooth capabilities by prank calling Jonny. If you’re bored at work (or even if you’re not), it’s worth a watch.
Thanks to ahpadt for the tip.
Tom Ford Crashes And Breaks Foot
Posted September 27th, 2007 at 11:44 by Viper007Bond in Fifth Gear, Tom Ford
The Sun is reporting (contains spoilers) that Tom Ford recently crashed a Bedford Rascal while filming a segment for Fifth Gear and “badly” broke his foot in the process. We all hope he’ll be alright.
UPDATE: Driftworks has an account of the day and there’s a discussion going on our forums.