Ox Notes: February 28, 2008

Survivor’s Yau-Man Chan told TV Guide that he’s rooting for Jonathan, Ami, or Ozzy to win, now that he’s been eliminated from the game. What, no love for Eliza?

Dancing with the Stars 6 contestant Kristi Yamaguchi told the Modesto Bee that the hardest part about participating in the show is going to be leaving her two young daughters at home in Raleigh, North Carolina.

I’m totally bummed that Red Sox pitcher Jonathan Papelbon turned down an invitation to compete on DwtS. I mean, look at these moves:

It’s back to the Internet for Quarterlife after a terrible debut performance on NBC on Tuesday.

CBS has plans to air four mixed martial arts specials on Saturday nights throughout the year.

Speaking of Saturday nights, there are plans for a Saturday Night Live stage show in Las Vegas, starring former cast members like Jon Lovitz and Martin Short.

Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher have teamed up to produce a new reality show.

Project Runway will start casting designers for Season 5 in March. PR star Tim Gunn is one of the celebrities who’ve taped public service announcements for NBC’s "The More You Know" campaign. The new PSAs roll out on March 1, and the Futon Critic has the complete list of celebrity participants.