Disson Skating Blog
2014 Olympic Gold Medal Ice Dancing Team Meryl Davis and Charlie White,
Who Were Recently Announced as Contestants on the Upcoming Season of “Dancing with the Stars,” Along With Skating Legend Brian Boitano to Perform in the Series
Fresh off the blades of the Winter Olympics, ABC has reached a multi-year agreement with Disson Skating, a leader in family entertainment programming, for the exclusive broadcast of Disson Skating’s legendary entertainment specials for the 2014/2015 television season. This marks the return of figure skating to ABC, which has a long and well-received history in the sport.
ABC will air the first set of 2-hour skating shows on in the fall of 2014. The second pair of skating specials will air in early 2015.
Each show will feature the signature lifts, spins and jumps choreographed to chart-topping hits performed live by some of the biggest stars in the music industry. Meryl Davis and Charlie White, who made Olympic history at the Sochi Games as the first-ever U.S. gold medal winners in ice dancing and most recently, were announced as contestants on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars,” have been confirmed to perform for the series, alongside fellow gold medal champion Brian Boitano. Gold medal skater and “Dancing with the Stars” winner Kristi Yamaguchi returns to ABC and will host alongside three-time national champion and two-time U.S. Olympian Michael Weiss.
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Show: P&G & Walmart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Time: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. EST
Where: NBC (Check your local listing for channel information.)
Skaters – Cast and Appearances:
2014 Olympic Team Members
Marissa Castelli & Simon Shnapir
Madison Chock & Evan Bates
Carol Heiss Jenkins
Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto
Kitty and Peter Carruthers
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