Evans To Trump Clarkson But Will Top Gear Return?
With the new series of Top Gear starting on Sunday, William Hill re offering just 1/3 that it attracts over 5.8m viewers – the number that the final Clarkson and co episode attracted.
It is 5/1 that the opening episode attracts over 8.4m viewers – the record ever for a Top Gear episode.
“While people are upset that Clarkson, May and Hammond have gone we think they will tune in to see the new team at work,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.
It is 9/4 that the series fails to return in 2017.
Top Gear Specials:
Which will get more viewers: 9/4 the final episode presented by Clarkson, May & Hammond (5.8m viewers); 1/3 The first episode presented by Chris Evans and Co (more than 5.8m viewers)
First episode by Chris Evans and Co to have more than 8.4 million viewers: 5/1
Will there be a series in 2017: 1/3 yes; 9/4 no