There will be more robot smashing competition when BattleBots returns this spring.
Defying the ABC new summer reality series curse, BattleBots will return for a second season. Like its earlier incarnation, the series was fun in the form of metal destroying metal—and, yes, human ingenuity and skill. Casting begins soon, but ABC did not say when the show will return. But it did promise that season two will follow the same format except “the tournament will… continue reading
It took nine minutes for the metal to start flying on ABC’s revival of BattleBots, but once it did, it was as awesome as I remember. In a battle that appeared terribly mismatched, a brightly painted lawnmower blade against what seemed like a more sophisticated robot, the destruction started immediately, as the lawnmower, IceWave, tore through… continue reading
“It’s robot fightin’ time!” because ABC is resurrecting Battlebots, the early-2000s series that had robots battling each other in an arena. This is totally awesome. The new, six-episode, single-elimination series version will air this summer. The “reimagined take of the killer robot combat sport,” as ABC called it, is being produced by its original creators, Ed Roski… continue reading