– Figure skating greats Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, along with Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, Elvis Stojko, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, and Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje, perform new and fan-favourite routines from their current ice skating tour –
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TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Fans across the country now have the opportunity to see some of the nation's biggest names in figure skating hit the ice to perform beloved Olympic-caliber routines in THANK YOU CANADA, a new CTV original special premiering Sunday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and the CTV app.
Filmed from the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, ON, and featuring some of the biggest household names in the history of figure skating, the two-hour special is anchored by five-time Olympic Medallists, three-time World Champions, and eight-time National Champions Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, who also perform in the special. Also on board to perform new and fan-favourite routines that put them on the top of podiums around the world are skating greats including:
- three-time Olympic Medallist, three-time World Champion, and ten-time National Champion Patrick Chan;
- two-time Olympic Medallist, three-time World Champion, and seven-time National Champion Elvis Stojko;
- three-time Olympic Medallist, three-time National Champion, and World Champion Kaetlyn Osmond;
- three-time Olympic Medallists, four-time World Medallists, and seven-time National Champions Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford;
- and three-time World Medallists and two-time Olympians Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje.
The broadcast special also features CTV and TSN's esteemed figure skating analysts Rod Black and Tracy Wilson.
"When we tackle a project, we want to be all in," said Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. "That level of investment is critical for us, and we know it's when we produce our best work. Putting together a skating show that feels fresh, vibrant, and different is an incredible challenge we are fully embracing, and we're committed to ensuring audiences get a spectacular show."
As a thank you to their home country, these Canadian ice skating greats embarked on The Thank You Canada Tour earlier this fall in Abbotsford, B.C. The 30-city, cross-country tour wraps in St. John's, N.L. on Nov. 24. Bell Media is the official media sponsor of The Thank You Canada Tour.
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