Episodes: 17 (hour)
TV show dates: June 21, 2015 — September 1, 2016
Series status: Cancelled
Performers include: Chris Rose, Kenny Florian, Molly McGrath, Alison Haislip, Bobak Ferdowsi, Faruq Tauheed, Fon Davis, Jessica Chobot, and Leland Melvin.
TV show description:
A follow-up to the original BattleBots TV show, this competition series showcases the next generation of killer robots as they fight each other for the win.
They’re bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before. Episodes focus on the design and building of each robot, the bot builders’ backstories, their intense pursuit of the championship, and the spectacle of the event.
Molly McGrath is the host and Chris Rose provides play-by-play of the action. Kenny Florian offers color commentary and Alison Haislip and Bobak Ferdowsi are sideline reporters. Fon Davis, Jessica Chobot, and Leland Melvin are the judges while Faruq Tauheed is the ring announcer.
Episode #17 — One Shining Bot: The Championship
After a lot of blood, sweat and tears, the epic robot-fighting tournament concludes with four teams remaining.
First aired: September 1, 2016.
What do you think? Do you like the new BattleBots TV show? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?