ABC Confirms Airdates For Colgate Skating Series; Dan + Shay, Goo Goo Dolls, Echosmith Among Performers

Dan + Shay [ABC]

In a Tuesday afternoon press release, ABC confirmed airdates for its upcoming Colgate Skating Series broadcasts.

“Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute,” the first of the four broadcasts, will air from 3-5PM ET on November 27. Country duo Dan + Shay performs on the special.

Airing from 3-5PM on December 4, “Holiday Movie Skating Spectacular: Where Did They Film That? The Holiday Music Journey” features performances by Romina Arena and The Four Phantoms.

Also set for the 3-5PM timeslot, the “Shall We Dance on Ice” broadcast will air on February 11, 2017. Goo Goo Dolls take the stage on the broadcast.

Featuring a performance by Echosmith, the “Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular” will air from 3-5PM on February 18, 2017.

ABC’s official listings follow:

“Musselman’s Apple Sauce Family Skating Tribute” is a family-themed show hosted by Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi and three-time U.S. Champion Michael Weiss featuring Scott Hamilton, Nancy Kerrigan, Paul Wylie, Kurt Browning, Todd Eldredge, Sinead Kerr-Marshall & John Kerr, Silvia Fontana & John Zimmerman, and Jodeyne Higgins & Sean Rice, performing alongside their talented children. Special musical performance by country music duo Dan + Shay.

“Holiday Movie Skating Spectacular: Where Did They Film That? The Holiday Music Journey” is a holiday-themed show celebrating the greatest holiday movies and holiday soundtracks of all time. The special is hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi and Michael Weiss featuring Brian Boitano, Kimmie Meissner, Caryn Kadavy, Caydee Denney & John Coughlin, Steven Cousins, Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre, Carly Donowick, Jonathon Hunt, Erin Reed, and Ashley Clark. Special musical performance by Italian-American popera star Romina Arena and international renowned music phenomenon The Four Phantoms.

“Shall We Dance on Ice” is a journey of dance through the ages with both skating and dance performances. The special is hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi and Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec and will feature performances by superstar dancers, including Dmitry Chaplin, Chelsie Hightower, Tristan MacManus, and Anna Trebunskaya. The special will also include performances by ice dancers Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Sinead Kerr-Marshall & John Kerr, Naomi Lang & Peter Tchernyshev, Laurence Fournier-Beaudry & Nikolaj Sorensen, Isabella Tobias & Ilia Tkachenko, Alexandra Paul & Mitchell Islam, Kim Navarro & Brent Bommentre, and Beata Handra & Joel Dear. Special musical performance by Grammy Award-nominated Goo Goo Dolls.

“Colgate Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular” is a skating and gymnastics-themed special hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi, Michael Weiss, and Olympic Gold Medalist gymnasts Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci. The special will feature figure skaters, including Meryl Davis & Charlie White, Nancy Kerrigan, Alissa Czisny, Caydee Denney & John Coughlin, Carly Donowick, and Wesley Campbell – as well as gymnasts Simone Biles, Danell Leyva, Alex Naddour, and Chris Brooks. Special musical performances by indie-pop band Echosmith.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]


Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Maty Noyes, Lukas Graham, MGK x Camila Cabello Singles Added By Radio Disney

Shawn Mendes’ “Mercy,” Zay & Zayion’s “JuJu On That Beat” Tie For Most Added At Pop Radio