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Battle of the Blades


BATTLE OF THE BLADES is a fierce competition of grace and drama as some of Canada’s elite Olympic and World female figure skaters team up with eight of the NHL’s greatest hockey players in this pair’s figure skating showdown. Over seven weeks and 14 episodes, the pairs take to the ice at the historic Maple Leaf Gardens in rehearsals with coaches and mentors, and ultimately work together to perform a new routine live on the Sunday night telecast. Viewers will vote for their favourite pairs and the bottom two will return the following night (Monday) for a skate-off, with the four judge panel deciding who gets to continue. Each week, the eliminated pair will donate $25,000 to the charity of their choice. The winning pair will be chosen by viewer votes and will donate $100,000 to their favourite charity. Produced by Insight Productions in association with CBC Television, the series premieres Sunday, October 4 at 8:00 p.m. EST on CBC Television.

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