US Nationals Exhibition Saturday 2/5 on NBC

Discussion in 'TV ALERTS' started by Sylvia, Feb 5, 2011.

  1. Sylvia

    Sylvia On to Nationals!

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    Check your local NBC listings -- it's scheduled to be broadcast TODAY from 2:30 - 4:30 pm Eastern time.
     
  2. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    :cheer: :cheer2: Can't wait! (Even if I will be trying to watch basketball at the same time).
     
  3. pingu

    pingu Well-Known Member

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  4. SwingDancer

    SwingDancer Active Member

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    I have to say, I am not to found of Rachel's pink dress.
     
  5. pingu

    pingu Well-Known Member

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  6. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    I don't love it either. But it is an exhibition and she looks like she's having fun.
     
  7. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure I've seen a dress pretty close to that one on some other unfortunate skater. It wasn't pretty then either.
     
  8. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    Wish rachael had used the original EJohn performance for her music.

    Like her skating so much more in this non-competitive environment. She was light and relaxed. Nice performance.
     
  9. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    I've been sick as a dog all week but I'm happy I have the exhibition to watch on TV today while I bum around the house. I enjoyed the entire program when I was in Greensboro and I hope they don't chack too many performances. :)

    BTW-Rachael skated in the second half of the exhibition this past weekend so this broadcast is probably going to be way out of order. :eek:
     
  10. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, it seems like it.

    ROCKNE AND MARY BETH! I did not expect we'd get to see them.

    I just realized when they said that Meryl and Charlie won their third in a row that they were the only National champions from last year to retain their title.
     
  11. LadyNit

    LadyNit moving right along Staff Member

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    Big white panties are NEVER a good look. That's all I'm sayin'.
     
  12. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if I'll ever really get into/enjoy Rachael's skating in the same way I do Mirai or Alissa or Carolina Kostner, but I do really admire her. She seems to be taking criticism of her skating seriously--her SP didn't work. She changed it. A lot of us complained about her looks, she changed them. She's worked on her basic skating skills and while they're not now (and probably never will be) up to the best in the world, they're much better than they were at the start of this season, not to mention last year.

    She works her ass off and gets the job done. Much as we complain about her, she consistently makes the GPF and the top ten at Worlds. That's a lot better record than skaters that are far superior to her have. There's something almost more impressive about someone that works hard and does well than someone who's naturally talented.
     
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  13. SwingDancer

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    Awwww Rockne and Mary are on, they are adorable, I am so glad they stood on the podium, they are going to be successful, she maybe tiny but she packs a punch.
     
  14. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    I'm glad they're showing MaryBeth and Rockne! I missed the first few performances because I was helping Amanda & Mark with an autograph session before the exhibition started and they were part of that. Fun program although it does look like they probably had to throw something together pretty fast after they ended up fourth, LOL :lol:
     
  15. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    WOW! Agnes looks SO different in something other than her ugly competition dresses.
     
  16. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    I like Agnes's music selection and the straightened ponytail she's sporting.
     
  17. FSfan107

    FSfan107 Well-Known Member

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    This dress really flatters Agnes. I'm really enjoying her performance too.
     
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  18. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    I don't know if it says something bad about the state of US pairs that a skater that's only 15 and has only been skating a few months came in fourth, or if it shows what a truly :kickass: skater Mary Beth is/:kickass: partner Rockne is.

    I almost didn't recognize Agnes without all the whicketywhack. But then I noticed the missing piece of her costume and knew yes, indeed, it is her.
     
  19. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    I feel like this music is too fast for Agnes. She feels like she's crawling to me. But she does look amazing. Serious proof that she needs a looks intervention for competition.
     
  20. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Get off my lawn

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    Never like how Tom's skaters were packaged. Wrong colors and too much be-dazzler. Agnes looks so much better. Betcha she picked out the dress.
     
  21. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    I really wish that this were their FD. It's so much nicer than Cabaret.
     
  22. Matryeshka

    Matryeshka Well-Known Member

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    ITA with y'all about the ponytail being flattering and fabulous, but I really didn't like her dress at all. I thought, like the music, it was a little too mature for her.

    The queen of the ponytail is still Ashley Wagner, who understood that when you put your hair in a ponytail for dress-up, you straighten it so it's flat and even at the top and you don't need ten thousand barettes, and THEN you curl the tail once it's perfectly in place.

    I'm distracted by the hearts on Madison's skates. I feel like they're both skating separate programs and just sort of occasionally posing around each other. Did they use the music box version of R&J?
     
  23. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    I also liked Madison & Greg's exhibition program better than their FD. That was beautiful in person and it was beautiful on TV too. :D

    BTW-Agnes was much faster in real life than she looked on TV. I loved her program because it allowed her to have some fun. :)
     
  24. Pretty Vegas

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    I love that they are showing Nathan again this year!
     
  25. HeatherC

    HeatherC Go Team SW Florida! =)

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    NATHAN CHEN!!!! Break out the cuteness!! :cheer:
     
  26. oleada

    oleada Well-Known Member

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    "I was last in novice twice" - Do I care? No. Shut up, Scott.

    I'm so happy they are showing Nathan Chen!
     
  27. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Well-Known Member

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    That's good. I was wondering if it was the TV because I just felt like she was crawling to the music.


    I don't understand why they needed commentators for an exhibition. It's not like there are going to be any results for Scott to "explain" and thereby ensure everyone knows he never bothered to learn the IJS rules.
     
  28. CynicElle

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    Can I be the first Nathan Chen uber? He's adorable! (And really good, on top of that.)
     
  29. SwingDancer

    SwingDancer Active Member

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    I don't know, I do not like it when people skate an exhibition that looks more like a competitive program, I just feel like an exhibition should be a time to break free, cut loose, and skate to a different kind of music.


    Oh my G-d this 11 year old Nathan Chan kid is so cute, his mom just screamed 'SMILE HONEY'
     
  30. Cheylana

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    (((Mirai)))