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Your 2009 World Figure Skating Championships!

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I am bitter that work is preventing me from attending this year's ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Los Angeles. But not too bitter that I will not provide you with a rundown of what's going on. The championships officially start on Sunday with practice sessions. Here is the competition schedule:

Tuesday, March 24 (Pacific Time):

1:00 pm: Compulsory Dance

7:00 pm: Pairs Short Program

Wednesday, March 25:

9:00 am: Men's Short Program (1st half)

1:30 pm: Men's Short Program (2nd half)

7:30 pm: Pair's Free Skating

Thursday, March 26

12:30 pm: Original Dance

5:35 pm: Men's Free Skating

Friday, March 27

8:45 am: Ladies Short Program (1st half)

1:20 pm: Ladies Short Program (2nd half)

6:30 pm: Free Dance

Saturday, March 28

4:00 pm: Ladies Free Skate

Sunday, March 29

2:00 pm: Exhibition

As for television viewing, those of you with Oxygen are in luck. Oxygen will be broadcasting the competition at the following times (all Eastern Standard):
March 25: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm and 6:30 to 8:30 pm (live)

March 26: 12:00 am to 2:00 am (live) and 11:00 pm to 2:00 am (live)

March 27: 4:30 to 6:30 pm and 6:30 to 8:30 pm (live)

March 28: 12:00 am to 2:00 am (live)

Here is the NBC schedule:

March 28: 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm (live)

Looks like Oxygen is showing quite a lot of skating, so this excites me. I believe NBC is showing the ladies.