Ox Notes: February 19, 2008

The newly revealed cast of Dancing with the Stars 6 will be featured on Oprah this Thursday, February 21.

DwtS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy explained to Extra that he asked producers to sit out of Season 6 so that he could focus on his dance studios, but said he’ll likely perform on a Results Show.

Wendy Wilson of the soft-rock trio Wilson Phillips gets parenting help from Jo Frost on this week’s episode of Supernanny, premiering Wednesday night on ABC.

Fox is also enlisting the help of some former rock stars, only they’ll be singing on Don’t Forget the Lyrics. Thursday night’s episode features Boyz II Men, while Bret Michaels of Poison and Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon are scheduled to appear on future episodes.

Drummer Marky Ramone might not be appearing on TV this week, but he may be headlining a bedroom near you. Well, not Marky himself, but his limited edition signature condoms.

Smallville’s Kristin Kreuk has a role in the upcoming film adaptation of the video game Street Fighter.

Reality Blurred explains why CBS won’t cancel Big Brother, despite complaints from autism groups outraged at contestant Adam’s boneheaded comments.

Martha Stewart expanded her empire by purchasing the Emeril Lagasse franchise. Martha gets the rights to Emeril’s cookbooks and TV shows, but he retains control of his restaurants.