Robot Wars has been axed by a BBC for a second time.
The uncover featuring duelling robots was rebooted on BBC Two in 2016 and ran for 3 series.
Presented by Dara Ó Briain and Angela Scanlon given a return, it is to be scrapped to “make room for new shows”, a BBC said.
Soon after a proclamation a hashtag #BringBackRobotWars started trending on amicable media.
Fans of a uncover were truly gutted, including BBC Radio 1’s Chris Stark.
— Chris Stark (@Chris_Stark) March 16, 2018
A BBC orator said, “We are really unapproachable of Robot Wars and would like to appreciate Mentorn Media, a presenters Dara Ó Briain and Angela Scanlon, and all those concerned in a final 3 series.
“However, in sequence to emanate room for new shows it won’t be returning to BBC Two.”
Robot Wars was creatively promote on a BBC from 1998 until 2003, afterwards on Channel 5 until 2004.
It had a rise assembly of 6 million viewers in a UK during a late 1990s and became a worldwide success, display in 45 countries including a United States, Australia, Canada, China, India, Germany and Italy.
After being axed, it came behind to a BBC in 2016.
The array sees teams of roboteers, both pledge and professional, conflict their home-constructed robots opposite any other in an arena.
Earlier array enclosed attack and hearing courses for competing robots.