‘Battlebots’ is coming again to TV this summer time
That is proper, Battlebots is coming again from its place within the early-00’s vault for a six episode run on ABC this summer time. In its unique run the present featured “expertise” like Sean Salisbury, Bil Dwyer, Invoice Nye, Traci Bingham and Carmen Electra, however there is no phrase but on who shall be internet hosting this time round. Crucial a part of course must be the bots themselves, which can nonetheless be selfmade however are promised to be “greater, quicker and stronger than ever earlier than.” It appears just like the present can also be taking some cues from final decade or so of actuality TV (for higher or worse), by delving into the design of every robotic and the individuals who construct them. The present final aired on Comedy Central in 2002, however developments like 3D-printing and the Maker motion are simply part of the progress we have seen since then. We’re nonetheless months away from discovering out if Battlebots has a spot after its lengthy hiatus, however till then you’ll be able to take a look at some highlights and an oral historical past of the unique collection.
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