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“Today in Skating” (Mon-Fri, 7:00-7:30 a.m.) (News and Entertainment)

Live in 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. 

“How To Skate” (Live Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.) (Instruction)

Taped 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. 

“Skating News at Noon” (Daily, 12:00-12:30 p.m.) (News and Entertainment)

Same co-hosts as morning news; updates; guests; on weekends live remotes from competitions / tours with backstage info and interviews.

“Viewer’s Forum” (Mon-Fri, 8:30-9:30 a.m.) (Entertainment)

Live in studio; different host(s) from news programs; special guest(s) and/or topics to discuss and interact with viewers by phone-calls.

“Ice Storm” (Live by tape delay, Mon-Fri, 2:30-3:30 p.m.) (Entertainment)

Soap 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

 “A Skating Star is Born”  (Mon-Fri, 7:30-8:30 p.m.) (Entertainment)

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

“Skating News Tonight” (Mon-Fri, 10:00-10:30 p.m.) (News and Entertainment)

Third and final daily newscast; same co-hosts; wrap-up of daily news; live remotes from backstage (repeated at 5:00 a.m.).

“A Skater’s Life” (Mon-Fri, 6:30-7:30 p.m.) (Entertainment)

One hour 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

“Kiss ‘N Cry” (Saturday, 9:30 a.m.) (Entertainment)

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. 

“News From… USFSA / PSA / ISU / Federations” (Mon-Fri, 7:30-8:00,8:00-8:30 a.m.) (News and Entertainment)

Thirty 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. 

“Skate ‘N Bake” (Mon-Fri, 3:30-4:00 p.m.) (Instruction and Entertainment)

Half-hour 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.

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