in Skating” (Mon-Fri,
7:00-7:30 a.m.) (News and Entertainment)
studio; male and female co-hosts; news and footage from the
prior day; schedules for the upcoming 24 hours; programming notes;
gossip and celebrity guests.
Skate” (Live Monday,
5:30-6:30 p.m.) (Instruction)
live at rink on Monday mornings with different guest coach or
choreographer each week working with student(s) on a specific jump or
spin or footwork; repeated after school at 5:30 p.m. and pre-school at
6:00 a.m. daily, as well as on Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m.
News at Noon” (Daily,
12:00-12:30 p.m.) (News and Entertainment)
co-hosts as morning news; updates; guests; on weekends live remotes from
competitions / tours with backstage info and interviews.
(Mon-Fri, 8:30-9:30 a.m.) (Entertainment)
studio; different host(s) from news programs; special guest(s)
and/or topics to discuss and interact with viewers by phone-calls.
Storm” (Live by tape
delay, Mon-Fri, 2:30-3:30 p.m.) (Entertainment)
opera melodrama taped in studio and on location with five episodes/week (repeated in marathon format on
weekends from 12:00-5:00 p.m. as counter-programming); actors and skater guests in scripted drama that focuses
on continuing romances, scandals, sex lives, politics, rivalries and changing relationships of skaters, coaches,
agents, producers, parents, fans, federation officials and judges within the tumultuous skating world; written
as fiction, often based on true storylines. #1 Daytime Show
Skating Star is Born”
(Mon-Fri, 7:30-8:30 p.m.)
Contest format taped live at rink five prime time
evenings/week; based on “American Idol” theme; non-Olympic, World or
National medalists skate and are interviewed in front of live audiences
by expert panel with calls on toll-charge number which eliminates
contenders until one “star” prevails; the winner (one male, one female,
one pair and one dance pair per 4-week cycle) receives a “contract” to
appear as very special guest stars for a limited number of shows on
“Champions On Ice” national tour. #1 Prime Time
(Mon-Fri, 10:00-10:30 p.m.) (News and Entertainment)
final daily newscast; same co-hosts; wrap-up of daily news; live remotes
from backstage (repeated at 5:00 a.m.).
(Mon-Fri, 6:30-7:30 p.m.) (Entertainment)
profile of a celebrity skater, coach or personality within the skating
world, past or present; biography format with interviews,
national and international competition clips, home movies and personal
photographs; hosted by a credible star in his/her own right; repeated at
4:00 a.m. daily. Prime Time
Cry” (Saturday, 9:30
Cartoon; group of children who have series of animated adventures
within the skating world; repeated at 9:30 a.m. Sunday mornings and 5:30
a.m. daily; one new episode per week.
From… USFSA / PSA / ISU / Federations”
a.m.) (News and Entertainment)
minutes brokered/bartered to official skating organizations for
their promotional, public relations and marketing use in advancing the
sport; news, entertainment, history, live discussions of current events
(scandals, competitions, rule changes, etc.); four shows repeated on
weekends 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 5:00-5:30 a.m., Sat-Sun.
‘N Bake” (Mon-Fri,
(Instruction and Entertainment)
weekly cooking show featuring host chefs who are skating celebrities,
coaches, et al.; showcasing winning recipes for training,
pre-competition, club shows and general nutrition for athletes.