Ox Notes: October 14, 2008

After learning about the new dance styles debuting on Dancing with the Stars next week, Susan Lucci told OK! that she wants the Hustle. Cloris Leachman told TV Guide that she hopes she’ll get to show off her Jitterbug skills. Cloris said they called it "The Roosevelt Hop" when she danced it 67 years ago.

Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight filed video reports from backstage at the latest DwtS 7 Performance Show.

Here’s an MSN interview with Rocco DiSpirito, before he danced his frilly-sleeved Samba last night.

The Examiner has pictures of Tony Dovolani’s newborn twins.

A guy is living in a tree house in New York City to promote NBC’s new series Crusoe.

Married Daily Show correspondents Samantha Bee and Jason Jones are developing a sitcom for CBS.

Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas is working on a new show about caterers for Starz.

The CW’s decision to farm out their Sunday night programming to a third party appears to be failing. Production has stopped on new scripted series Valentine and Easy Money, which had an audience of less than 1 million viewers this week.