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  • Series Premiere Date: Jan 18, 2006
  • Season #: 1 , 2
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  • Starring: Mark Lund, Bruce Jenner, Jillian Barberie
  • Summary: This "Dancing With The Stars" clone pairs C-list celebrities (e.g., Todd Bridges, Dave Coulier) with professional figure skaters (e.g., Tai Babilonia, Nancy Kerrigan) in a competition.
  • Genre(s): Game Show
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 14
  2. Negative: 4 out of 14
  1. This show is so much fun that I couldn't stop watching it. It's "Dancing with The Stars" with the possibility of dangerous leg-breaking falls. What could be bad?
  2. Reviewed by: Erik Pedersen
    Combine the legions of figure skating fans with those who were swept off their feet by "Dancing With the Stars," and all signs point to a breakout hit.
  3. There is something satisfying about watching difficult things performed well, especially when the point is to make it look easy, and especially when the performer is a person who might reasonably be expected to fail.
  4. The result is ridiculous; but it's far more amusing than Hollywood Squares, which is where other formerly famous go to die.
  5. Reviewed by: Diane Werts
    Tonight's "Skating" debut glides onto the air in a weird sort of middle zone, not quite cheesy enough to skewer, yet too much a cheese-product to take seriously.
  6. It's a rip-off (and not a particularly well-executed one) of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."
  7. 30
    What makes a cloney-baloney reality show such as the new ''Skating With Celebrities" bearable? For me, it's the constant awareness of how ''Saturday Night Live" might milk its silliness.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 15
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 15
  3. Negative: 7 out of 15