Airmageddon facts for kids
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Comedy (series 2)
|Created by||Steve Carsey|
|Country of origin||
|No. of series||2|
|No. of episodes||22 (inc. 4 specials)|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Conceive Media in association with DHX Media|
|Picture format||16:9 1080i|
|Original release||20 February– 18 December 2016|
|Related shows||Robot Wars|
Airmageddon is a British-Canadian children's technological game show that aired on CBBC from 20 February to 18 December 2016 and is hosted by Will Best and Rachel Stringer. The show involves teams of children using radio-controlled drones. The show was also the first outing of successful child actor Rohith Manikonda.
- Resident drones
Airmageddon follows a similar format to the Gauntlet/Trial/Arena format of the first and second series of Robot Wars. The show followed eight heats, two semi-finals and a grand final.
The referee of the Airena, he announces the start of a challenge and makes sure that things are kept in order.
P.I.G. (Personalised Interactive Gyrocopter)
A pig-shaped drone who demonstrates how each challenge is done. He'll also oversee challenges if the Air Marshall is out of action.
G.U.A.R.D. (Giant Unmanned Aerial Reconnaissance Drone)
A large drone built for defensive purposes and is mentioned to not be the smartest.
W.A.SP (Weaponised Assault Ship)
A wasp-shaped drone armed with a spark gun stinger.
B.U.G.s (Basic Unmanned Gyrocopter)
A trio of bug-shaped drones introduced for the second series to serve as distractive obstacles in the second round.
Wall Buster (Semi-finals)
Bubble Burst (Grand final)
|Series||Start date||End date||Episodes|
|1||20 February 2016||16 April 2016||11|
|2||14 August 2016||23 October 2016||11|
|23 April 2016||The Best of Series 1|
|19 June 2016||Father's Day Special|
|30 October 2016||The Best of Series 2|
|18 December 2016||Christmas Special|
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