|[12/02/22 - 10:05 AM]
The Ultimate Robot Combat Competition Series Returns When "BattleBots" Premieres Thursday, January 5 on Discovery Channel
Featuring 50 teams from across the globe, sparks fly and robots die in the iconic BattleBox arena at Caesars Entertainment Studios as teams vie for the sports top prize: The Giant Nut.
|[07/19/22 - 04:03 PM]
New Series "BattleBots Champions" Premieres Thursday, August 4 at 8PM ET/PT on Discovery
Each week eight deadly bots face off in a "Sin City Slugfest" to win the right to compete in the ultimate Vegas showdown.
|[12/28/21 - 10:31 AM]
Dive Into 2022 with New Adventures on Discovery
Upcoming highlights include "Street Outlaws: Farmtruck and AZN,", "Hoffman Family Gold," "Revenge of the Nerd: Mark Rober," "Dirty Jobs," "Growing Belushi" and "BattleBots."
|[12/02/21 - 08:40 AM]
"BattleBots" Is Back and the Robot Showdown Is Taking Over "The Fight Capital of the World"
More than 60 teams travel to Las Vegas for a chance to take home the greatest prize in the sport: The Giant Nut.
|[08/04/21 - 10:42 AM]
"BattleBots," The World's Premier Robot Combat Competition, Gets Picked Up by Discovery for Two Seasons with an Unprecedented 80 Hours of Robot-Fighting Action
In another major move, "BattleBots" will stage its 2021 World Championships beginning next month in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas.
|[03/09/21 - 02:24 PM]
It's an All-Out Robot Battle for the Giant Nut in "BattleBots" Season Finale, Airing March 11 on Discovery Channel
The competition is down to the final eight bots and it's an all-out robotic battle royale for the BattleBots World Championship.
|[12/07/20 - 09:15 AM]
"BattleBots: Bounty Hunters" to Launch on Discovery+ with the Top Robot Competitors Smashing It Out
In each episode, challengers will compete for the right to become the Bounty Hunter and fight a Legend.
|[11/12/20 - 10:41 AM]
The Ultimate Robot Combat Series, "BattleBots" Returns for an All-Out Battle Royale, Premiering December 3 on Discovery Channel
Filming with cast, crew and bot builders was carried out under the strictest health and safety protocols, with constant supervision and regular testing, and without a live audience.
|[07/16/20 - 02:21 PM]
Discovery and Science Channel to Pay Tribute to Grant Imahara with Marathon Line-Up of "MythBusters" and Engineering Programs
Imahara, a long-time co-host of the hit series "MythBusters," BattleBots champion and famed engineer, passed away earlier this week from a brain aneurism at the age of 49.
|[02/20/20 - 09:49 AM]
Discovery Greenlights an Unprecedented 50 Hours of Robot-Fighting Action with the Return of "BattleBots"
This season, "BattleBots" will host the largest international field in its 20-year history, as over 80 robots from a dozen countries will attempt to win the sport's most prestigious prize, The Giant Nut.
|[05/20/19 - 10:14 AM]
"BattleBots" to Premiere Friday, June 7 on Discovery and Wednesday, June 12 on Science Channel
The metal munching mayhem is coming back, from the bots to the builders, the flames, the spark and all the robot guts and glory.
|[03/11/19 - 09:28 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Greenlight New Season of "BattleBots"
"BattleBots" is going back into production in April and will return for a second season on Discovery Channel and Science Channel this summer.
|[07/19/18 - 09:34 AM]
"BattleBots" Kicks Off Elimination Rounds with "Desperado" Special
The Desperado Tournament is the first of 10 new episodes in the second half of the season, and is set to premiere Friday, August 4 on Discovery Channel and Wednesday, August 8 on Science Channel.
|[07/09/18 - 12:01 PM]
Science Channel Sets Record Highs in June and 2nd Quarter
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month and quarter to date.
|[06/01/18 - 10:57 AM]
Science Channel Soars Again with Highest Rated May in Its History in Key Demos
Science Channel further spins the numbers for the month of May.
|[04/17/18 - 11:11 AM]
Discovery and Science Channel Announce the Season Premiere of "BattleBots"
The epic robot-fighting series is making its triumphant return with all-new episodes set to premiere Friday, May 11 at 8:00/7:00c on Discovery Channel and Wednesday, May 16 at 9:00/8:00c on Science Channel.
|[02/07/18 - 08:17 AM]
Discovery Channel Greenlights Production on New Season of Epic Robot Fighting Series "BattleBots"
The series comes from Whalerock Industries, the company behind the revival on ABC.
|[07/05/17 - 11:23 AM]
Science Channel Steps Into the Ring This Summer with "BattleBots"
Science Channel has licensed the off-network cable rights to air 16 episodes of ABC's epic robot-fighting series.
|[07/01/16 - 08:38 AM]
"Greatest Hits" Opens at a 3-Year Summertime Time-Slot High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 30.
|[05/04/16 - 04:31 PM]
ABC Announces the Teams Competing on the "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special, Airing Tuesday, May 10
The epic robot-fighting tournament "BattleBots" is back for season two this summer on Thursday, June 23.
|[04/19/16 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2016 Summer Primetime Schedule
New series include "Uncle Buck," "To Tell the Truth" and "The $100,000 Pyramid."
|[04/18/16 - 10:59 AM]
"Battlebots" Kicks Off Season Two with "Battlebots: The Gears Awaken" Preview Special
The robot shrapnel will fly in the BattleBox once again, with expert play-by-play analysis from veteran sports broadcaster Chris Rose, and color commentary from former UFC fighter Kenny Florian.
|[11/05/15 - 01:15 PM]
ABC Picks Up "BattleBots" for a Second Season from Whalerock Industries, Ed Roski and Greg Munson
The second season of "BattleBots" will continue to wow viewers with next generation robots - bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before.
|[07/27/15 - 08:32 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 on Sunday in Adults 18-49 with a 5-Week High on the Night
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 26.
|[07/20/15 - 08:40 AM]
ABC Wins Sunday in Adults 18-49 with a 4-Week High
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 19.
|[07/13/15 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Wins Sunday and Delivers Double-Digit Gains Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 12.
|[07/06/15 - 08:27 AM]
ABC Takes Second on Sunday to a Women's World Cup-Fueled Fox
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, July 5.
|[06/29/15 - 08:30 AM]
"Celebrity Family Feud" and "BattleBots" Drive ABC to a Sunday Night Victory
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 28.
|[06/22/15 - 08:36 AM]
"Celebrity Family Feud" Opens at No. 1 on Sunday with Multi-Year Time-Slot Highs
ABC spins the numbers for Sunday, June 21.
|[06/04/15 - 10:52 AM]
ABC Announces Hosts and Panel of Experts for "BattleBots"
Hosted by celebrated sports anchor Molly McGrath, the series premieres Sunday, June 21 at 9:00/8:00c.
||[04/08/15 - 12:35 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2015 Summer Schedule
New additions to the lineup include "The Whispers," "500 Questions," "Celebrity Family Feud" and "BattleBots."
|[02/06/15 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Picks Up Reimagined "BattleBots" Series from Whalerock Industries and Ed Roski and Greg Munson
The six episode series is anticipated to air this summer.