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'Thin Ice'

Get Ready to Vote for Your Favorite Team!

“Thin Ice” hits the airwaves at 8 p.m. (EST) Friday evening on the ABC network.

Fans can tune in from all over the world and have the opportunity to vote for their favorite team at the end of the first show. So get ready to cast your votes!

The line-up of competitors is a who’s who of Olympic and World medalists who are ready to entertain you.

The cast:

Shizuka Arakawa/Stéphane Lambiel
Shae-Lynn Bourne/John Zimmerman
Jamie Salé/Patrice Lauzon
Elena Bereznaia/David Pelletier
Marie-France Dubreuil/Michael Weiss

The reality skating competition will take place over two evenings in the Premier Ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn., and will air live in the United States and Canada on Friday, March 19 at 8 p.m. (EST) on the ABC network. The finale will take place Sunday, March 21 at 7 p.m. (EST). Check your local listings.

Hosted by four-time World champion Kurt Browning and Elisabeth Hasselbeck of “The View,” the competitions will be judged by Kristi Yamaguchi, Dick Button and Katarina Witt.

The finale will be broadcast live on Sunda when the five couples will perform a second original program. Only those who attend the show on Sunday will be able to vote. Calculation of the votes will take place during the final commercial break and the winner will be announced at the end of that show.

Fans in attendance will be treated to a preview show that will not be broadcast. The schedule for the four-day event is:

Thursday, March 18 – Rehearsal: 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 19 – Rehearsal: 1:30 Show: 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 20 – Rehearsals: 1:30 and 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 21 – Rehearsal: 12:30 Show: 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available to all dress rehearsals. Prices range from $40 to $100 and can be purchased online at www.mgmatfoxwoods.com, by calling the MGM Grand Box Office at 1-866-646-0609 or Ticketmaster, or at the MGM Grand Box Office.