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History revs up “Lost In Transmission” for May

The Adjacent Productions series follows Top Gear U.S. co-host Rutledge Wood and car fanatic George Flanigen (pictured) as they travel the United States in search or rare, vintage cars to restore for the road.
March 31, 2015

U.S. cable net History will begin airing the automotive series Lost in Transmission (pictured) featuring NASCAR analyst and Top Gear co-host Rutledge Wood in May.

Alongside fellow car fanatic George Flanigen, the star of the American version of the popular UK format will travel across the United States in search of rare classic cars such as a 1981 DeLorean and a 1964 Ford F100 that they can restore to roadworthiness.

The six-episode series is produced by Adjacent Productions with Zachary Behr and Russ McCarroll exec producing for History alongside Tabitha Lentle and Adjacent’s Nathaniel Grouille, Travis Shakespeare and Jane Tranter.

Lost In Transmission will premiere on May 7 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

About The Author
Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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