Dancing on Ice around the world
Dancing on Ice is a dance competition television series franchise produced around the world. The format, devised by London Weekend Television and Granada Television for ITV, has been a prime-time hit in eight different countries, including Britain and subsequently in Italy and Chile. In Australia, where it was titled Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice, it was axed after just one series owing to production costs.
- 1 Argentina
- 2 Australia
- 3 Germany
- 4 Italy
- 5 The Netherlands & Belgium
- 6 The Netherlands
- 7 Norway
- 8 Poland - Gwiazdy tańczą na lodzie
- 9 Russia
- 10 Slovakia
- 11 Turkey
- 12 United Kingdom
- 13 United States
- 14 References
- 15 External links
In Argentina, the show was broadcast on Channel 13 as a segment inside the television program "Showmatch", hosted by Marcelo Tinelli. It started on August 9, 2007 featuring an all-female cast. The segment was called "Patinando por un Sueño" (Ice-Skating for a Dream) due to the titles of the other segments: "Bailando por un Sueño" (Dancing for a Dream) and "Cantando por un Sueño" (Singing for a Dream).
|W||Ximena Capristo (Model/Former GH contestant)||Marcelo Porce|
|F||Anita Martinez (Actress)||Hernán Cuevas|
|SF||Evangelina Anderson (Vedette/Model)||Adrián Baturin|
|SF||Jessica Cirio (Vedette/Model/Dancer)||Juan Carlos Acosta|
|5th||Luli Fernández (Model)||Jonathan López Luna|
|6th||Valeria Archimaut (Dancer)||Cristian Rodríguez|
|7th||Natalia Fava (Actress/Model/Former GH contestant)||Gastón Passini|
|8th||Eliana Guercio (Model/Actress)||Sergio Lois|
|9th||Marixa Balli (Actress/Singer)||César Agrelo|
|10th||Claudia Albertario (Actress/Model)||Fabio Gigli|
|11th||Wanda Nara (Prostitute/Model)||Diego Robles|
|12th||Jesica Cusnier (Model)||Julián García|
|13th||Claudia Fernández (Actress)||Omar Andrés Grimalt|
|14th||Mariana De Melo||Jonathan Matta|
|15th||Marina Calabró (Journalist/TV Host)||Fernando Belleggia|
|16th||Gladys Florimonte (Actress/Comedian)||Flavio Fisolo|
|17th||Fernanda Vives (Model)||Nicolás Gaudioso|
|18th||Victoria Vanucci (Model)||Pedro Romero|
|19th||Evangelina Carrozzo (Model/Beauty Queen)||Rodolfo Goldstein|
|20th||Analía Franchín (Journalist)||Diego González|
|21st||Belén Francese (Model/Actress)||Daniel Cejas|
- ^A Note: On week 15, during the performance Natalia had an accident, and she was unavailable to continue, so she became instantly nominated.
- Biggest score.
- Up for eviction and saved by the jury.
- Up for eviction, and saved by the public.
- Up for eviction, and eliminated of the show by the public.
- Replaced by Adabel Guerrero, and had the biggest score.
- Replaced by Adabel Guerrero.
- Replaced by Adabel Guerrero, nominated, and saved by the public.
- Replaced by Virginia Da Cunha.
The jury was made up of 2 "Celebrity" journalists and 2 personalities:
- Laura Ubfal, a "celebrity" journalist.
- Marcelo Polino, a "celebrity" journalist.
- Reina Reech, a former dancer, a choreographer and an artist director.
- Florencia De La V, a vedette, actress and dancer. Winner and contestant of "Bailando por un Sueño"
There are two versions of Dancing on Ice in Germany aired on different channels.
RTL Season 1
|1st||Ruth Moschner (TV Presenter)||Carl Briggs|
|2nd||Marco Schreyl (TV Presenter)||Sarah Jentgens|
|3rd||Branko Vukovic (Actor)||Theresa Schumann|
|4th||Sven Ottke (Former Boxing World Champion)||Mandy Wötzel|
|5th||Lars Riedel (Olympic Discus Champion Atlanta 1996)||Darya Nucci|
|6th||Michelle (Singer)||Jan Luggenhölscher|
|7th||Liz Baffoe (Actress)||Hendryk Schamberger|
|8th||Collien Fernandes (TV Presenter)||Rico Rex|
Pro7 Season 1
Another German Version called Stars auf Eis started on 18 October 2006 on ProSieben, which is hosted by Stefan Gödde and Katarina Witt. The show scored successful and season 2 was announced just after the finals.
|1st||Oliver Petzokat (Singer/Actor/TV Presenter)||Kati Winkler|
|2nd||Charlotte Engelhardt (TV Presenter)||René Lohse|
|3rd||Lucy Diakovska (Singer)||Silvio Smalun|
|4th||Annabelle Mandeng (TV Presenter)||Matthias Bleyer|
|5th||Magdalena Brzeska (Athlete)||Norman Jeschke|
|6th||Ande Werner (Comedian)||Annette Dytrt|
|7th||Eberhard Gienger (Politician)||Mikkeline Kierkgaard|
|8th||Heike Drechsler (Athlete)||Vladimir Tsvetkov|
|9th||Pierre Geisensetter (TV Presenter)||Denise Biellmann|
Pro7 Season 2
The German Version Stars auf Eis is currently airing sincd 13. December 2007 on ProSieben, which is hosted by Oliver Petzokat (Season 1 Winner) and Katarina Witt. Changes include the jury member Kati Winkler (Season 1 winner's partner) and a larger field of contestants. Charlotte Engelhardt (Season 1 Second) acts in assistant role and Elton serves again as comedy sidekick.
|Winner||Susanne Pätzold (actress, comedian)||Maurizio Margaglio|
|3rd||Frank Matthée (TV presenter, MD)||Mikkeline Kierkgaard|
|8th||Yvonne Schröder (model)||Paul Pradel|
|7th||Bürger Lars Dietrich, Carsten Spengemann (comedian, singer)||Susanne Peters|
|6th||Patrick Bach (actor)||Denise Biellmann|
|2nd||Patrick Nuo (songwriter, model)||Pauline Schubert|
|4th||Christina Surer (race car driver, model)||Norman Jeschke|
|9th||Nina Bott (actress)||Vladimir Tsvetkov|
|10th||Giulia Siegel (model, actress)||Jan Luggenhölscher|
|11th||Verena Kerth (TV presenter)||René Lohse|
|12th||Boris Entrup (make-up artist)||Darya Nucci|
The italian version of Dancing on Ice (Notti sul ghiaccio) was aired on the channel Rai 1.
The Netherlands & Belgium
In September 2006 Dutch broadcaster RTL 4 and Belgian broadcaster vtm started a combined Dutch-Belgian version of Dancing On Ice. The show featured 5 Dutch and 5 Belgian stars, who were paired up with several Dutch, Belgian and foreign ice skaters from Holiday on Ice. The show was hosted by Dutchman Martijn Krabbé and Belgian Francesca Vanthielen.
|1st||Staf Coppens (Belgium) (TV Presenter)||Monique van der Velden|
|2nd||Froukje de Both (Netherlands) (Actress/TV Presenter/Radio DJ)||Vitaliy Baranov|
|3rd||Kelly Pfaff (Belgium) (Model)||Andrei Lipanov|
|4th||John Williams (Netherlands) (TV Presenter/Actor)||Melanie Carrington|
|5th||Wendy van Dijk (Netherlands) (TV Presenter)||Ruben Reus|
|6th||Wim Soutaer (Belgium) (Singer)||Joëlle Bastiaanse|
|7th||Pascale Naessens (Belgium) (Model/TV Presenter)||Franck Levier|
|8th||Luc Appermont (Belgium) (TV Presenter)||Ellen Mareels|
|9th||Babette van Veen (Netherlands) (Actress/Singer)||Thomas Hopman|
|10th||Bert Kuizenga (Netherlands) (TV Presenter/Actor)||Chouw-Lan Chan|
The jury was made up of 3 Dutch and 2 Belgian experts:
- Katrien Pauwels (Belgium), a former figure skater who represented her country at the 1984 and 1988 Winter Olympics.
- Thierry Smits (Belgium), a world-renowned choreographer.
- Jeroen Prins (Netherlands), a former figure skater and currently a judge at international figure skating events. His former coach was Joan Haanappel.
- Joan Haanappel (Netherlands), a former figure skater who is a three time bronze medallist at the European Championships. She represented the Netherlands at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics, where she finished 13th and 5th respectively.
- Sjoukje Dijkstra (Netherlands), the 1964 Olympic Champion of Figure Skating. She also won the silver medal at the Olympics of 1960, as well as gold in 5 European Championships and 3 World Championships.
During RTL4-VTM's broadcast of the Dutch-Belgian version of Dancing on Ice, the Dutch broadcaster SBS6 broadcast a similar programme called Sterren Dansen Op Het IJs (translation: Stars are Dancing on Ice). The show, which ran from August–October 2006 was hosted by Nance Coolen and Gerard Joling. The winner was Hein Vergeer, a former World Champion of speedskating. Singer Jody Bernal came second and former Dutch Idol runner-up Maud Mulders took the bronze. The SBS-show featured only Dutch stars and drew a bigger audience than its Dutch-Belgian counterpart.
In 2007, a second series of Dancing On Ice aired in the Netherlands. This time the stars were all Dutch (except Dieter Troubleyn, he's Flemish, but is known in the Netherlands).
|1st||Joris Putman (Actor)||Sanne Samuels|
|2nd||Quinty Trustfull (TV Presenter)||Stuart Widdall|
|3rd||Sander Janson (TV Presenter)||Chouw-Lan Chan|
|4th||Winston Gerschtanowitz (TV Presenter)||Katja Golovatenko|
|5th||Antoni Wanders||Nancy Broeders|
|6th||Mariëlle Bastiaansen (TV Presenter)||Joel Mangs|
|7th||Jan Postulart (Dancing with the Stars Jury Member)||Joëlle Bastiaanse|
|8th||Stella Gommans (TV Presenter)||Ruben Reus|
|9th||John Jones (Actor)||Katie Stainsby( Choreographer to dancing on ice)|
|10th||Dieter Troubleyn (Actor)||Theresa Schumann|
|11th||Marilou le Grand (TV Presenter)||Mike Aldred|
|12th||Kelly van der Veer (former Big Brother contestant)||Andy Renard|
|13th||Regilio Tuur (Former Boxer)||Janna Forrovà|
|14th||Suze Mens (Daughter of TV Presenter, Harry Mens)||Jozef Beständig|
Martijn Krabbé returns to present the show. John Williams (contestant of the first series) will co-host. Joan Haanappel and Sjoukje Dijkstra return in the jury. Chris de la Haye is a new member of the jury.
In 2007 the first series of Isdans aired in Norway.
|1st||Pål Anders Ullevålsæter (Rally motor cyclist)||Anna Pouchkov|
|TBA||Sandra Lyng Haugen (Singer)||Aleksander Sunde Iversen|
|TBA||Dorthe Skappel (TV Presenter)||Janusz Komendera|
|TBA||Per Christian Ellefsen (Actor)||Marianne Fjørtoft|
|TBA||Anette Bøe (Retired cross country skier)||Oleksandr Smokvin|
|TBA||Jim Marthinsen (Retired ice hockey player)||Kaja Hanevold|
Poland - Gwiazdy tańczą na lodzie
First Polish edition started on September 28, 2007 on TVP2
Second Polish edition started on March 7, 2008 on TVP2
Third Polish edition started on October 3, 2008 on TVP2.
The Russian version of Dancing on Ice (Танцы на льду) is being aired on Rossiya TV channel since September 2006, and was renamed in 2008 to Star Ice (Звёздный лёд). Its counterpart called Ice Age (Ледниковый период, initially Stars on Ice - Звёзды на льду) is being broadcast on Channel One.
|Place||Celebrity||Occupation / known for||Skater|
|1||Petr Krasilov||Actor||Oksana Grishuk|
|2||Sergey Lazarev||Singer||Anastasia Grebenkina|
|3||Irina Tchachina||rithmic gymnast||Ruslan Goncharov|
|4||Sergey Selin||Actor||Oksana Kazakova|
|5||Lika Kremer||host & actress||Artur Dmitriev|
|6||Anna Azarova||Actress & model||Evgeni Platov|
|7||Tatyana Dogileva||Actress||Alexei Urmanov|
|8||Sergey Galanin||Singer||Maria Butyrskaya|
|9||Lada Dance||Singer||Vazgen Azrojan|
|10||Ivars Kalniņš||Actor||Maya Usova|
The Slovak version of Dancing on Ice (Hviezdy na lade - Stars On the Ice) is aired since September 2006 on TV JOJ.
The Turkish version of Dancing on Ice is called Buzda Dans (Dance on Ice) started on 8 January 2007 on Show TV. The final was broadcast on March 11, 2007. The winner Zeynep Tokuş received a golden skate shoe trophy and a prize of TRY 100,000 (approximately US$ 71,000 ).
|1st||Zeynep Tokuş (Actress)||Robert Beauchamp|
|2nd||Asena (dancer) (Belly dancer)||Jan Luggenhölscher|
|3rd||Bülent Polat (Actor)||Oľga Beständigová|
|TBA||Mehmet Aslan (Actor)||Ouida Robins|
|TBA||Pınar Aylin (Singer)||Jan Nerad|
|TBA||Tuğba Ekinci (Singer)||Romain Gazave|
|TBA||Okan Karacan (DJ)||Lucie Kadlakova|
|TBA||Alp Kırşan (Actor)||Julia Novikov|
|TBA||Jennifer Şebnem Schaefer (Model)||Kevin Stefan|
|TBA||Yıldo (Showman)||Alena Kramplova|
the first version of the Turkish version of the show had 2 ice skating experts, and 4 amateurs in the jury. Figure-skating experts were:
The other jury members were:
- Ayşe Arman (journalist)
- Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz (journalist)
- Alinur Velidedeoğlu (advertisor)
- Sema Çelebi (society member)
The Turkish version of Dancing on Ice called Buzda Dans (Ice Dance) was repeated for a second season on 2007/2008 Winter. The jury members who are not experts of ice dance were Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz, Hande Ataizi, Ahmet San and Sema Çelebi. The experts in the jury were Cenk Ertaul and Şebnem Ertaul. The winner of the show was former football player İlhan Mansız, the runner-up was actress Yasemin Hadivent. The partner of Mansız was Oľga Beständigová.