From Slashdot comes word of the revival of BattleBots, this time around on ESPN. I never really got much into the whole BattleBots/Robot Wars thing. We even had a chance to see it live at the JavaOne conference one year, which made you appreciate editors more than anything - it was 15-20 minutes of setup for about 2-3 minutes of "fighting", often with little to no action.
If they want to get me interested, get together a revival of Scrapheap Challenge (aka Junkyard Wars). And make it the British version with Robert Llewellyn, not the American version with (shudder) Tyler Whatshisname.