Gladiators

Follow
Sky1 (ended 2009)

USER EDITOR

KingsofTV

User Score: 781

Gladiators
7.3
out of 10
User Rating
30 votes
3

SHOW REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Show Summary

A new era dawns for fans of Gladiators, the U.K. favourite from the 90s, when the series comes to Sky One. This time around the series will feature twelve brand new Gladiators: six men and six women.
Ian Wright

Ian Wright

Presenter

Kirsty Gallacher

Kirsty Gallacher

Presenter (Series 1)

Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack

Presenter (Series 2)

John Anderson (VI)

John Anderson (VI)

Referee (Series 1)

John Coyle

John Coyle

Referee (Series 2)

Alan Parry

Alan Parry

Commentator

Friday
No results found.
Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
SUBMIT REVIEW
  • Surely going backwards is a bad thing?

    6.8
    When the new American Gladiators started earlier in the year, I hated it, and longed for the original UK gladiators. When I learnt that there would be a revival of the UK gladiators I was very excited.

    However, my excitement was an anti-climax to what i had anticipated. I thought it would be arena based, just like the original one, but no.

    They had decided to follow US TV example and try to make it just like theirs, but on a smaller budget....

    Therefore, we ended up with limited events (only Duel and Pyramid being as they should be) and classic events like Atlaspheres and Swingshot being excluded.

    Also, the gladiators are not very sportsman-like (unlike the originals) which is a problem, because you have to like the gladiators to keep watching it. Oblivion may be the new Wolf, but why are Destroyer and Tornado being so aggressive after the events. It just makes people dislike them, which is a shame because they are so good at their events.

    Although this series will make it to the second competition, without major changes it will be cancelled.

    This will be a shame, because the original was legendary, and the new series should mirror its integrity and sportsmanship.moreless
  • gladiators is a show where 4 contestants compete against 12 gladiators in a number of challenges. you will need muscles, speed and strength in order to beat the gladiators.

    8.7
    gladiators is the show where the whole family gather around the sofa to watch this amazing form of entertainment. when i go back to school everyone is talking about it. i haven't met anyone that doesn't like gladiators. my favourite male gladiator is spartan and my favourite female gladiator definitely had to be battle axe. i love all the events in gladiators especially the eliminator. gladiators is my all time favourite and may not look like it but it is suitable for children. gladiators is a must see. this one hour a week show makes life worth living. it's the reason that i get out of bed on a sunday.moreless
  • I was never a big fan of the original Gladiators, but decided to watch the new series because of the hype...

    10
    ... and I have to admit, it isn't half bad!! However, I've also been watching the 90s episodes and find them to be much better than the new series. The contenders actually lasted longer than 3 seconds against the Gladiators. The new Gladiators are great though (especially Atlas and Panther) but you can tell that their personalities are so fake for the media. That's one of the reasons I don't like the show as much as the old series. But, it is a good show to watch on a Sunday, and it is becoming addictive. I just hope it gets a bit better in the upcoming episodes...moreless
  • THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW YEAR BRINGS US A HOST OF NEW SHOWS AND RETURNING SERIES, FROM OUR FAVOURITE US DRAMAS TO NEW UK SHOWS. HERE, WE'VE CREATED A LIST OF THE SHOWS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN EARLY 2009, COMPLETE WITH TV.COM RATINGS. WHAT WILL YOU BE WATCHING?

    New Year TV Guide 2009

  • SIX MORE GLADIATORS WILL JOIN WOLF WHEN HE RETURNS TO THE SHOW EARLY NEXT YEAR.

    Wolf returns to Gladiators

    • © Sky1
    • © Sky1
    • © Sky1
    • © Sky1
    • Gladiators Axed!
      Sadly it's true, after just two years of the new series, another one bites the dust, as Gladiators is axed again. The new series o...
      10/30/09
      2
    • Bored now
      have u noticed they do the same events each week and the same gladiators on each one - like duel for the women is always Panther w...
      02/22/09
      5
    • Only 6 Heats - How does it work out.
      Does anyone know how it works with only 6 heats. How will the Quarter Finals work if there are only 6 contenders of each gender.
      02/05/09
      6
    • What is your favourite event
      what is your fav event post here peoplei like pursuit cause its just like a big obstical course mixed with a game of tigi also lik...
      02/03/09
      3
    • Series 2 - What do you think so far
      Ok the heats and series proper hasn't started yet, but we've seen the first episode, with the Legends special. So what did you thi...
      02/01/09
      4
    More
    Less
    • 8:00 pm
      The Amazing Race 25 All or Nothing
      NEW
      CBS
    •  
      Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon Viral
      NEW
      NBC
    • 9:00 pm
      Dateline NBC In the Dead of Night
      NEW
      NBC
    • 10:00 pm
      20/20
      NEW
      ABC