Sky1 has axed Gladiators and Don't Forget the Lyrics .

Entertainment is a key genre for the channel and was built up with shows such as Gladiators and Don't Forget the Lyrics.

"Gladiators has done a great job for Sky1 over two seasons, resonating with our young audience and showcasing our entertainment credentials. But now we need to prioritise and allow for both new entertainment formats and genres not recently seen on Sky1, such as comedy,"