So You Think You Can Dance turned up the heat on the contestants last night, requiring each couple to perform two dances. Here are links to videos of all of the performances:
Jessica & Will — Jive and Jazz
Comfort & Thayne — Broadway and Smooth Waltz
Kourtni & Matt — Hip Hop and Mambo
Chelsie & Mark — Jazz and Fox Trot
Kherington & Twitch — Paso Doble and Contemporary
Katee & Joshua — Contemporary and West Coast Swing
Courtney & Gev — Hip Hop and Broadway
Wipeout held strong in the ratings for a second week. Hoping to capitalize on the ABC show’s success, Spike is running an "MXC, The Original, Not The Ripoff, Weekend" marathon celebrating the show that first introduced America to Japanese stunt-based game shows.
TV Guide has an article highlighting some special sporting events on TV this holiday weekend.
SAG and the studios have scheduled another meeting to resolve their contract issues for Monday.
The Naperville Sun published my latest Bollywood movie review of Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic ("A Little Love, A Little Magic"). Despite a sort-of gruesome car crash and a mildly erotic dance sequence, it’s a good movie for kids — entertaining enough for adults, too.
I’m taking tomorrow off, and will return with a new Ox Notes on Monday. Happy Independence Day!