Ox Notes: September 10, 2008

The cast of Dancing with the Stars 7 has been spending time in front of the cameras, and the show hasn’t even started yet. ET caught up with Maurice Greene & Cheryl Burke in the studio, while Access Hollywood‘s Nancy O’Dell talked to Lance Bass & Lacey Schwimmer during rehearsal.

Access Hollywood also stopped Cheryl Burke and fellow DwtS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy at a red carpet event to ask if they’d watched 90210 or John McCain’s speech from the Republican National Convention. Weird.

Residents and businesses in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood are reportedly shunning cast members of The Real World Brooklyn, which is currently filming in the area. I guess the neighbors already know how calm and classy Real World cast members usually are.

Today’s featured Survivor: Gabon contestant at Reality Blurred is Randy Bailey, who sounds like a true student of the game.

NBC Universal shows are back on sale at iTunes. The debut episodes of new series Knight Rider, Kath & Kim, and My Own Worst Enemy will be available for purchase the week before their broadcast premieres.

ABC wants viewers to vote for TV’s Most Memorable Moment in either a drama or a comedy, although Zap2It questions the merit of some of the moments up for consideration.

Salon gave its annual Buffy Award, which honors "the most underrated, overlooked show on television," to The Shield (the second page of the article contains spoilers).

Producer Mark Burnett is advertising on Craigslist for contestants for an MTV show based on the video game Rock Band 2. We’ve seen what happens when producers try to turn video games into TV shows, and it ain’t pretty: