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Live coverage begins April 27 at 5:30 a.m. ET

Alissa Czisny will be among the U.S. skaters competing for medals in Moscow.
Alissa Czisny will be among the U.S. skaters competing for medals in Moscow. (Getty Images)


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By U.S. Figure Skating
(04/11/2011) - Colorado Springs, Colo. -- and U.S. Figure Skating announced Tuesday that, in collaboration with Universal Sports, they have added live and on-demand coverage of the 2011 ISU World Figure Skating Championships to their broadcast schedule. The event is slated for April 24-May 1 in Moscow, Russia.'s live and on-demand video coverage of every skater in every event, available on a subscription basis, will begin with the men's short program April 27 at 5:30 a.m. ET. will also feature live results, recaps and photos for all users.

Current Season Pass subscribers will gain access to coverage of the World Championships by paying a special event subscription fee of $4.95, while the charge for non-subscribers is $9.95. will also stream live coverage of the World Championships on a subscription basis, available for $9.95.

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Universal Sports will broadcast every event with more than 14 hours of television coverage. Primetime coverage begins April 27 at 6 p.m. ET with the men's and pairs short programs. The broadcast team includes Andrea Joyce (play by play), 1984 Olympic silver medalist Peter Carruthers (men's and pairs analyst), 1998 Olympic champion Tara Lipinski (ladies analyst) and Judy Blumberg (ice dancing analyst).

"We look forward to our athletes competing in Moscow," said David Raith, executive director of U.S. Figure Skating. "We are excited our fans will be able to follow their favorite skaters and watch all the action on Universal Sports and"

The 2011 World Championships were originally scheduled to take place in Tokyo at the end of March but were postponed and subsequently relocated to Moscow in the wake of the earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear crisis. LIVE broadcast schedule (all times Eastern)

Wednesday, April 27
5:30 a.m.: Men's short program
10:45 a.m.: Opening ceremonies
11:30 a.m.: Pairs short program

Thursday, April 28
5:00 a.m.: Men's free skate
10:00 a.m.: Pairs free skate

Friday, April 29
5:30 a.m.: Ladies short program
10:30 a.m.: Short dance

Saturday, April 30
5:30 a.m.: Ladies free skate
10:30 a.m.: Free dance