Brian Boitano Skating Spectacular

Discussion in 'TV ALERTS' started by caseyedwards, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. snoopysnake

    snoopysnake Well-Known Member

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    He should be given his own brand of rye bread: Ry Brad.
     
  2. Garden Kitty

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    Yes, I think Weiss threw it and Ryan caught the pass.

    Caryn Kadavy just exudes class and grace.
     
  3. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    Karen is in better physical shape than some of the much younger current US skaters.
     
  4. JamieElena

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    Who is this Gev person & why has he had like 3 solo's and been part of a group number already?
     
  5. Rex

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    Can't believe Michael Weiss is 35 this year....wow.
     
  6. semogal

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    I missed it, who is the pair team?
     
  7. Garden Kitty

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    Leonova and Khvalko (?) They apprear in most of Brian's specials and always impress with their skills.

    Michael Weiss continues to impress me with how much he's improved as a "pro" skater - he really engages the audience.
     
  8. my little pony

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    that commercial where richard says he is grandpa smucker looks like a prequel to a slasher flick where richard kills everyone with jelly jars

    that pop up tape looks like it would be handy to delint my pants
     
  9. JamieElena

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    Elena Leonova & Andrei Khvalko
     
  10. snoopysnake

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    Leonova and Khvalko, who do the special every year (he has appeared alone in the past when she was pregnant.)

    Is Gev gonna have his own Pandora commercial? He's getting more ice time than my Bri.
     
  11. Rex

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    When was this filmed?
     
  12. Glide2

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    I get it Gev is dressed like the Fighting Irish mascot. I thought he was a Christmas elf!
     
  13. snoopysnake

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    Kitties and pups are making me cry. Gotta give my own cats extra cuddles,
     
  14. my little pony

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    2 sad animal commercials is not a fair fight nbc
     
  15. JamieElena

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    November 20, 2011
     
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  16. JamieElena

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    Hey Disson/Pandora - that split screen could be useful during other specials too. Just sayin'....
     
  17. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    They must figure that people who would watch skating will donate.
     
  18. my little pony

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    they figure people who follow skating are used to suffering and lost causes

    and they arent wrong
     
  19. rfisher

    rfisher Satisfied skating fan

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    :lol: True. And spend money to suffer.
     
  20. caseyedwards

    caseyedwards Well-Known Member

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    Kadavy was good- really stood out. So did N/B. Boitano really owned it.
     
  21. Jubak

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    Again, So You Think You Can Dance finalist. Why, who knows, as I said before, he's taking the place of Dan Hollander and/or Steven Cousins, who they actually let skate without schtick. I was just shocked when Gev actually got on skates & did his B-Boy moves on the ice in said skates.

    He was also in the land of the Fighten' Irish, obviously, hence the Leprechan.
     
  22. Garden Kitty

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  23. JamieElena

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    Yes, I googled him. It was more of a rhetorical question. I was amazed too by his skating skills, although the standing on his head thing was a tad repetitive by the fourth time I saw it. Not every skate fan watches SYTYCD. :slinkaway
     
  24. my little pony

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    then again, i wasnt a fan of the hoop girl either
     
  25. snoopysnake

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    Ah! Gev is Akop's son. That's the FS connection. I remember Ari and Akop in shows back in the glory days of pro skating.
     
  26. Sylvia

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    The show is repeating now (8-10 pm) & 10-12 midnight ET tonight on Ovation.
     
  27. A.H.Black

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    Thanks Sylvia. My mind is mush these days and the reminder is appreciated.
     
  28. Jubak

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    He's Akop's son? I didn't know that! Ari & Akop were a lot of fun. That also must be why the guy can skate!