For a while, it seemed clear that TLC had newer seasons of Junkyard Wars, while The Science Channel had the older seasons, generally before the American market was involved. Following up on the horrible Junkyard Mega-Wars two-team challenge series, TLC is airing (still under the “Mega-Wars” name) what seems to be a new season with the old British host and a new hostess. And then the ReplayTV grabbed an episode from The Science Channel the other night and it was, by all appearances, a new episode, featuring the same new hostess (actually apparently her first appearance.) The production looks a mite cheaper, as though these episodes weren’t particularly meant for the U.S. audience, perhaps because we’d be getting those U.S.-produced Mega-Wars episodes and the British producers knew better?
But whatever the reason, it’s good news that we have these episodes… because TLC is about to bring us another season of their junky Mega-Wars format.
Checking out TLC’s website, it looks