Riverdance – On Ice! Airs on NBC Feb. 19

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Riverdance – On Ice!, the Irish dance spectacular featuring a cast of Olympic, World and National champion figure skaters, airs on NBC Feb. 19 4-6 PM ET; check local listings.

The program will be rebroadcast on the Hallmark Channel March 15 at 6 PM and March 21 at 1 PM. Riverdance – On Ice! was filmed in fall 2010 at the Tsongas Center at UMass in Lowell, MA. The skaters include 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist and 2009 World Silver Medalist Joannie Rochette, 2008 World Champion and 2006 Olympic Bronze Medalist Jeffrey Buttle, 2006 Olympic Silver Medalist and two-time World Silver Medalist Sasha Cohen, 2006 Olympic Silver Medalists and five-time U.S. Champions Tanith Belbin & Ben Agosto, 1996 World Champion and six-time U.S. National Champion Todd Eldredge, three-time U.S.Champion and two-time World Bronze Medalist Michael Weiss, eight-time National Champion (GBR) and three-time Winter Olympian Steven Cousins, ten-time Canadian Ice Dancing Champion Shae-Lynn Bourne, two-time U.S. Medalist Emily Hughes, 2010 U.S. Champions Caydee Denney & Jeremy Barrett, seven-time National Champions (GBR) Sinead & John Kerr.

Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, Riverdance is described as an "innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song [that] draws on Irish traditions and the combined talents of the performers [who] propel Irish dancing and music to the present day capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures."

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