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    Report: Jay Leno working on TV return with new car show
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    It's no secret that we're big fans of Jay Leno's Garage around these parts. Each week on his video series, Leno gives us a look at pristine examples of classic cars that most of people can only dream about, and it looks like he might be bringing some version of that concept to television sometime ...

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    Video: Dick Van Dyke escapes his flaming Jaguar on the 101
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    Actor Dick Van Dyke was caught in a dangerous situation on a Los Angeles highway (who are we kidding, every situation on an LA highway is dangerous), when his Jaguar XJ spontaneously caught fire. The 87-year-old actor/comedian pulled to the side and attempted to call emergency services when ...

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    Report: NBC recaptures NASCAR coverage through 2024
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    NASCAR has pared its broadcasts down to two providers - Fox and NBC. According to a report from USA Today, the recently inked deal will give the Peacock Network exclusive rights to the last 20 Sprint Cup races, the last 19 Nationwide races, all K&N and Whelen Modified races, the NASCAR Toyota ...

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    Report: NBC replaces Speed as sole broadcaster of F1 races in the US
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    It is now official, coverage of Formula 1 in the US will now be seen on either NBC or NBC Sports Network, as Speed will conclude its 17-year run with Formula One at the end of this season. In a report from Autosport, we read that NBC Sports Group has signed on to bring American viewers F1 for the ...

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    Report: Applebees, Taco Bell invade the world of food trucks
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    As if to prove the inevitable evolution of all things cool to pedestrian commercialism, the hipster trend of high-end food trucks is being invaded by cookie cutter chain names. As the headline says, Applebees and Taco Bell are two big names cashing in on the roving restaurant trend. But there ...

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    Official: Ford teams up with NBC for Escape-based reality TV show
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    Ford is turning to prime-time TV to introduce the 2013 Escape. The vehicle will be front and center in "Escape Routes," a new NBC reality show that pits six teams of two against one another in a road-trip competition with layovers in Los Angeles, New York, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Miami and San ...

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    Breaking: Ford asks Chevrolet, then NBC, to pull Silverado Super Bowl ad
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    Chevrolet is having some pointed fun with its apocalyptic Super Bowl ad featuring the Silverado called "2012," only the fun is pointed directly at Ford, which finds it a little too sharp to be all that much fun. So on the eve of the big game, Ford sent Chevy a cease-and-desist letter to pull the ...

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    Chrysler attacked for Playboy Club ads, doesn't back down
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    Back when it took a little more effort to organize One Million Insert-Group-Here, companies took news of boycotts a little more seriously. Now that kittens and baby polar bears can have more than a million Facebook friends and anyone can make the news, it might take more than cage rattling to get ...

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    Video: Driver of shocking road debris accident interviewed by NBC's Today Show
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    The driver who very nearly filmed her own death has been interviewed by NBC's Today Show after video of her shocking road debris accident went viral. Wendy Cobb of Shelby, North Carolina was driving on April 1 when the accident happened. Cobb says she was using her cameraphone to film two ...

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    NBC working up NASCAR drama called The Crew?
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    Here's a match made in heaven. According to The Deadline, NBC is currently hard at work on a reality TV series focused on the inner workings of a NASCAR family. While we likely won't be pointing our remotes toward the Peacock because of the news, the show does pack some pretty serious talent behind ...

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    BREAKING:Top Gear America reborn!
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    Put your skepticism aside, Top Gear fans. This is no drill. The History Channel will air the first ten episodes of an American version of everyone's favorite car show this Fall. As you may recall, NBC took the first crack at producing a colonized version of TG, complete with hosts Tanner Foust, ...

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    Legendary customizer George Barris kustomizes krazy Chevrolet Camaro
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    George Barris and the 2010 Chevrolet "Spirit" Camaro – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you happen to be in the greater Burbank area this weekend, you might want to swing by Community Chevrolet on Saturday. Legendary car customizer George Barris is scheduled to unveil his latest ...

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    Conan O'Brien gets Satisfaction from latest character: $1.5 million Bugatti Veyron Mouse
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    Conan's Bugatti Veyron mouse – Click above to watch video
    You might have heard about a little, but very expensive, storm in a teacup involving NBC, Conan O'Brien and Jay Leno. A quick summary for those of you doing other things with your lives, Jay left The Tonight Show to do a 10PM show, ...

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    VIDEO: Crooked valet attendants caught in Los Angeles
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    It's tough to find a parking spot in Los Angeles, but luckily there are plenty of valets to park your ride for you. The cost ranges from just a few bucks to $20 or more, but when there are places to go, people to see and deadlines to meet, the cost of ...

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    NBC passes on Top Gear USA, show going to cable
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    According to the Colonial arm of Top Gear's website, the U.S. version of everyone's favorite motoring show has been passed up by NBC. The report doesn't go into any detail about why the Peacock people said, "Thanks. But no thanks" to the show, but the BBC is supposedly actively pursuing a cable ...

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    Knight Rider: The Liveblog -- Season 1, Episode 6
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    Oh, you thought it was over, didn't you? Well, you (and I) should be so lucky. Last week, Knight Rider was pre-empted by the Obamercial, so your humble blog host got a much-appreciated bye. Tonight, however, the 8:00 hour on Wednesday is once again hijacked by the KITT crew. The official NBC.com ...

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    Knight Rider gets picked up for full season
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    Oh dear. E! is reporting that the Peacock has ordered up nine more episodes of Knight Rider, meaning that NBC has locked in the show for a full season, and thanks to our inexplicably popular Knight Rider Liveblog, my Wednesday nights are effectively booked between 8 and 9 PM Eastern for the ...

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    Top Gear pilot: That's a wrap!
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    Filming for the NBC pilot for Top Gear has wrapped. Speculation about the show's format and hosting choices has left Top Gear fans hoping for at least a decent representation of the popular British show. Some of those prayers may be answered , as NBC brought in a number of BBC folks, along with the ...

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    Knight Rider promotion shifts into high gear
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    click above for more new high-res images of KITTAs we all know, Knight Rider will be returning to television this Sunday at 9PM EST on NBC. The new Michael Knight played by Justin Bruening and his car companion KITT, voiced by Val Kilmer, made an appearance on the Today Show this morning ...

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    Rumormill: Leno or Seinfeld could host NBC Top Gear
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Rumormill_Leno_or_Seinfeld_could_host_NBC_Top_Gear'; If you found the news that NBC had struck a deal for an American version of Top Gear promising, the latest speculation on candidates for hosting the show should have you salivating. The original British ...

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