From Etan Vlessing of the Hollywood Reporter:
- ‘Battle of the Blades’ picks up speed
“Talk about TV that taps into the zeitgeist. Battle of the Blades, a new reality competition series that has hockey heroes mastering graceful ice dance routines with figure skating champs, has become a ratings winner for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Think Canada, and ice naturally comes to mind. And the CBC has scored as hockey-mad Canadians watch retired NHL greats get schooled in leading and lifting — and hopefully not dropping — former Olympic female figure skaters.” Read more.