Robot Wars has been axed by the BBC again

From BBC - March 17, 2018

Robot Wars has been axed by the BBC for a second time.

The show featuring duelling robots was rebooted on BBC Two in 2016 and ran for three series.

Presented by DaraBriain and Angela Scanlon since its return, it is to be scrapped to "make room for new shows", the BBC said.

Soon after the announcement the hashtag #BringBackRobotWars started trending on social media.

Fans of the show were truly gutted, including BBC Radio 1's Chris Stark.

A BBC spokesman said, "We are very proud of Robot Wars and would like to thank Mentorn Media, the presenters DaraBriain and Angela Scanlon, and all those involved in the last three series.

"However, in order to create room for new shows it wo not be returning to BBC Two."


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