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Top Gear looks to 'Joey' from Friends to salvage ailing show

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 05:50
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Matt 'Joey' LeBlanc (left) will take the lead at Top Gear since Chris Evans (right) flopped quickly in the new series after Jeremy Clarkson left the show.

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IN the US television sitcom Friends, struggling actor Joey relies on a winning personality to compensate for his naivete, stumbling into everything from advertising gigs to dates. Now Matt LeBlanc, who played Joey, has lucked into a similar role in the UK.

The American actor