|missizzy (missizzy) wrote,|
@ 2010-11-23 07:38:00
|Entry tags:||figure skating|
Because of Skating With the Stars' odd start time last night, I ended up watching Jennifer and Derek's freestyle first. I never doubted Derek would nail it in choreographing the number(there's a reason they give him the ringers; they know he'll create quality viewing with them) and indeed he did; from the watermelon in the beginning to Jennifer showing off now that she can dance like a pro. Do you love her, America? Any other season and you would for sure. Either way, guess the Ballas-Hough dynasty continue their almost-perfect record.
As for the skating show, I'm afraid that while the Russians know how to do this show, I suppose the British must though I've never seen any of the celebrity performances from theirs, and the Canadians were smart enough to use hockey players(Read about Katia and Valeri winning this morning, and am extremely happy about them; at least there's still justice in Canada), we Americans have yet to get a clue. Okay, they were smart enough to find a ringer, and Tanith fits right in in Hollywood, and the numbers and the incorporation of mandatory moves actually worked, but the host was awful(they should have had Tanith and Ben host together. Ben would've been funny), their choice of celebrities other than the ringer was not smart(poor Denis, stuck with Sean Young), and for all of Johnny's fighting words before the show, the judges were way too nice in their comments. Also, there were way too many commercial breaks when I was having trouble staying awake. This show is going to flop, and I feel sorry for the skaters. Can we just import Battle of the Blades instead?