Ox Notes: October 2, 2007

Jane Seymour’s mother passed away this morning, so the star will not be in attendance at tonight’s Dancing with the Stars Results Show. Thanks to MOIB reader, Deb, for alerting me to the story.

In TV Guide’s backstage report from Dancing with the Stars, a number of dancers were already expressing frustration with the judges. In People’s backstage report, Jennie Garth was just frustrated with herself.

Last night’s DwtS Performance Show held strong in the ratings, still drawing over 20 million viewers. And the Arizona Republic featured an article about one of the show’s costume designers.

Tim Gunn promises that the judging on the new season of Project Runway will frustrate viewers. Is that a good thing?

The BBC is now 75% owner of Lonely Planet, my usual travel guide of choice.

And MSN has an article featuring TV’s Greatest Geeks. It’s not often you read an article that mentions both the Lone Gunmen (The X-Files) and Potsie Webber (Happy Days).