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Old 01-01-2009, 02:13 PM   #1
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Top Gear hit by budget cuts, next series to be a cheaper afair

UK’s Top Gear series will be hit by budget cuts meaning the next series will be a “cheaper affair and viewers will notice the difference.” According to Andy Wilman, the shows executive producer, the budget cuts will go into effect in 2009.

In a typical Top Gear tone, Wilman said: “No point in moaning about that - all shows are suffering… so no reason why we shouldn’t suffer as well.”

“Our problem, though, is that there is no fat to trim off the show, in that we waste almost nothing behind the scenes and the old cliche of every penny goes on screen is actually true.


The cuts come from BBC as a response to a lower than expected licence fee settlement.
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Old 01-01-2009, 02:43 PM   #2
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"So in 2009 the budget cut has to affect what you watch, and Clarkson has had a brainwave in making this as painless as possible. Basically instead of trimming back a little bit on every show - losing a helicopter here or a truck crash there - we’ll endeavour to make 13 of our 14 shows as per the usual Jerry Bruckheimer standard, and then the last one, when we only have a tenner left, will be utter, utter shite."

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Old 01-01-2009, 03:26 PM   #3
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noo... i was actually looking forward for the next season of top gear...

now I don't know anymore..
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Old 01-02-2009, 08:18 AM   #7
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Their Vietnamese Speical was completely unimportant to the main stream of their Normal TOPGEAR.

I think what they meant by budget cut was to limit their "overseas" roadtrips...
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new one is out! I was just randomly trolling bbc and their arctic special came out...

not sure if this qualifies as low budget! it's set in Canada travelling to North Pole!
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:07 PM   #9
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the arctic special where they go to the magnetic north pole in trucks is an old one. I got it in HD =)
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damnit I didn't see it before... a damn good one too!
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Old 01-02-2009, 05:39 PM   #11
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Their Vietnamese Speical was completely unimportant to the main stream of their Normal TOPGEAR.

I think what they meant by budget cut was to limit their "overseas" roadtrips...
Or cutting all the military jet fighters, helicopters and what not, but I'm sure they will keep Stig to run in random parking lots
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Old 01-02-2009, 09:51 PM   #12
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so they'll get 500 instead of 1000 to buy a beater
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REALLY cheap alfas in the next series i assume haha
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