CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary skater and cancer survivor Scott Hamilton and National Sportscaster and Sportswriters Hall of Famer Verne Lundquist host Kaleidoscope On Ice presented by Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, a skating and song spectacular celebrating cancer survivorship, Sunday, Nov. 25, ( 5:00-6:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
The star-studded event, features 2010 Olympic champion and gold medalist Evan Lysacek, Olympic silver medalist Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic silver medalist Sasha Cohen, four-time world champion Kurt Browning and Olympic silver medalist Paul Wylie. Country music chart-topper and actress Jana Kramer, the iconic Kool and the Gang and Grand Ole Opry member Craig Morgan add to the celebration.
Olympic champions Gabrielle Douglas, Aly Raisman and Jordyn Wieber also make a special guest appearance and headline a Psy-inspired Gangnam-style tribute spotlighting Levine Cancer Institute's Research and Administrative Headquarters and taking viewers on an uplifting and madcap ride during the broadcast. ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dGef0YW_jk )
The broadcast's performances include Evan Lysacek, the most consistent and decorated U.S. male skater of the past decade, kicking off the holiday season with his performance to the "Nutcracker Suite," Nancy Kerrigan skating to Jana Kramer's "Why Ya Wanna," and Sasha Cohen's lighthearted take on Kool and the Gang's "Ladies Night." Paul Wylie, whose parents are both cancer survivors, skates to Craig Morgan's "Being Alive and Livin'" and Kurt Browning, who lost both his parents to cancer, offers his fun interpretation of Kool and the Gang's "Jungle Boogie" and also performs his iconic tribute to "Singing in the Rain." Rounding out the show, all of the skaters join Kool and the Gang for a rousing performance of "Celebration."Now in its fourth year, the Kaleidoscope mission is to provide America's 12 million+ cancer survivors and their caregivers with inspiration, information and resources to help them thrive, live life to its fullest and feel empowered as they navigate their journey of survivorship.