Be Good Johnny Weir

This reality TV series is about the life of the American figure skater John "Johnny" Weir-Voronov. He won the bronze medal in 2008, Grand Pix bronze twice, is a World Junior Champion, and U.S. national champion 3 times. The series follows him in his regular life as he trains for his competitions, deals with fame and and stress of being an athlete. The show is meant to give the audience a personal perspective of what it takes to be an athlete and the life of Johnny. We only see him on screens and competitions but now we can see what it is like.

Monday 10:00 PM et/pt on Sundance Channel
2 Seasons, 19 Episodes
January 18, 2010
Celebrity & Entertainment, Reality
Cast: Johnny Weir, Patti Weir, Galina Zmievskaya, Paris Childers
Be Good Johnny Weir

Be Good Johnny Weir Full Episode Guide

  • Johnny reminisces about the past year in the Season 2 finale.

  • Tara nerves are shot as she plans her wedding in addition to an upcoming ice show.

  • Johnny and his team fly to Sin City to decide where to set the upcoming "Spectacular" show. Meanwhile Josh has big news for Tara.

  • Johnny must decide if he wants to go back to competitive ice skating. He seeks the advice of his mom and his closest friends.

  • Johnny is invited to judge on "Skating With the Stars."

  • Johnny creates a fur coat for designer Adrienne Landau.

  • Johnny travels to Moscow to recruit for his "Spectacular" show. Later, Tara sets Johnny up on a blind date.

  • Concerns arise after a disappointing first stop on Johnny's book tour.

  • While producing his ice show "Spectacular", Johnny decides to write his memoirs. But the publishers are only interested in his coming out story. Will Johnny officially come out to the public?

  • In the second-season premiere, Johnny explores new career opportunities.

  • Johnny heads to the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, for the season final, where he thinks about his future and holds a press conference.

  • In episode eight, Johnny celebrates the New Year in high style at a Manhattan restaurant. Looming is Johnny's date with destiny: the crucial 2010 Nationals in Spokane, Washington.

  • In episode seven, Johnny returns from Nagano in better spirits. However, he soon returns to Japan for the Grand Prix Final and competition against his archrival, Evan Lysacek.

  • Episode six finds Johnny feeling the pressure after his poor showing in Moscow. A week later, Johnny heads for Nagano, Japan, where he will face two strong American competitors.

  • In episode five, Johnny travels to Moscow with coach Galina to compete in the Cup of Russia. But how will be fare against the formidable 2006 Olympic Champion, Evgeni Plushenko?

  • In the fourth episode, Johnny deals with the expenses of being an elite skater and reflects on the sacrifices he has made in favor of his athletic pursuits.

  • In the third episode, Johnny heads into the 2009 U.S. nationals in a weakened state and later must confront some of the most devastating and challenging weeks in his long career.

  • In the second episode, Johnny and his tough Soviet-trained coach, Galina, head to Sweden for the 2008 World Championships; later, he faces off against long-time rival Evan Lysacek.

  • Episode one follows Weir as he experiences career setbacks, media backlash and a change in his relationship with his long-time coach Priscilla Hill. On view also are Weir's flamboyant lifestyle and his signature sense of fashion. (Weir has designed his own skating costumes and modeled in runway shows.) "Undeniably moving" - The Seattle Times.

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