'Skating With the Stars' Week 5: Bethenny Frankel skates past Jonny Moseley to finale


Something surprising finally happened on "Skating With the Stars" -- and it wasn't just the fact that this apparently isn't the last episode. That's right. The "SWTS" finale is a two-nighter, and one of the competition's early favorites won't be in attendance "Who?" you ask. Well, you can plainly see in the headline, but let's just run through the penultimate routines in the spirit of protocol.The Group Dance: Somehow amateurish figure skating is infinitely more digestible when it's set to Christmas music, but isn't everything? The three finalists spinning in circles to "All I Want For Christmas Is You" was sweet -- but it didn't rock the score boat. Rebecca distinguished herself from runner-up Jonny Moseley, who was just marginally better than Bethenny Frankel.Rebecca Budig and Fred Palascak (66 out of 70)Though we'd object that it was a tad too schmaltzy, Budig's free-skate was an appropriate culmination of her incredible 10-week progress. The lift...



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