Ox Notes: February 20, 2008

People has a special feature on the Dancing with the Stars 6 contestants, along with some well-chosen quotes from the participants. Steve Guttenberg, on his love life: "No girlfriend. No wife. We gotta hook the Gutt up. The Gutt needs a date!"

When DwtS returns on March 17, former contestant Mel B will serve as a guest correspondent for Access Hollywood.

There’s no need to wait until next month to watch ballroom dancing on TV. Tonight’s episode of America’s Ballroom Challenge features the International Latin championship. DwtS pro Anna Trebunskaya is one of the competitors, and Max Kozhevnikov & Yulia Zagoruychenko give a farewell exhibition performance.

Also on TV tonight, Discovery has a special 100th episode of Mythbusters, in which Adam & Jamie test some of MacGyver’s most creative escape methods.

Ahead of this evening’s Project Runway reunion special, TV Guide interviewed the four remaining contestants.

Fox updated its spring schedule to make room for new episodes of Bones and House. And NBC said that it will be changing to a 52-week programming schedule in order to offer season and series premieres throughout the year, instead of concentrating them in the fall.

I’ve never watched the MTV sketch comedy show Human Giant, but with list of guest stars that includes Will Arnett and David Cross, I’m inclined to check out the second season when it debuts on March 11.

Variety’s Brian Lowry blasts TV news outlets for acting as though they’re merely commenting on the presidential elections, and not influencing them by endlessly repeating gossip about the candidates and speculating on their electability.

NBC announced its plans to offer free episodes of vintage TV shows online on several websites. At last, I’ll be able to catch up on TekWar.