U.K.’s Fifth Gear TV show cancelled

U.K.’s Fifth Gear TV show cancelled

Fifth Gear TV show

According to the British press, TV program Fifth Gear, the main competitor of the automotive show Top Gear, has come to an end. Apparently, the last season of Fifth Gear attracted just one million viewers which forced channel Five to cancel it. The information has been confirmed by Vicki Butler-Henderson, one of the hosts of Fifth Gear. The cancelation marks the end to a show that was itself launched out of the cancelation of the original Top Gear back in 2001.

An inside source said the end of Fifth Gear was not dictated by budget cuts, but by the fact the show did not make it into the top 30 most watched shows on channel Five. This had a significantly negative impact on the advertising revenue of the show.

Fifth Gear was launched seven years ago and although Channel Five was happy with the show it’s time to try something new.

Fifth Gear TV show

According to the British press, TV program Fifth Gear, the main competitor of the automotive show Top Gear, has come to an end. Apparently, the last season of Fifth Gear attracted just one million viewers which forced channel Five to cancel it. The information has been confirmed by Vicki Butler-Henderson, one of the hosts of Fifth Gear. The cancelation marks the end to a show that was itself launched out of the cancelation of the original Top Gear back in 2001.

An inside source said the end of Fifth Gear was not dictated by budget cuts, but by the fact the show did not make it into the top 30 most watched shows on channel Five. This had a significantly negative impact on the advertising revenue of the show.

Fifth Gear was launched seven years ago and although Channel Five was happy with the show it’s time to try something new.

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