Fifth Gear (formerly 5th Gear) is a motoring television magazine from the United Kingdom. The programme started its seventeenth series in June 2010. Originally shown on Channel 5, Fifth Gear has also been broadcast on the Speed Channel in the USA for a short period in 2004 to early 2007. Fifth Gear began broadcasting in Australia in November 2009, on Seven Network's free-to-air digital channel 7mate (previously shown on 7Two). Repeats of Fifth Gear also started being broadcast on UKTV channel, Dave in April 2008 & started on Discovery Turbo.