Ox Notes: October 17, 2008

Jeff Probst blogged about the Fang tribe’s wildlife encounter on last night’s episode of Survivor: Gabon at EW.com.

Good news for Mad Men fans: AMC is picking up the show for a third season, provided producers Lionsgate can sign show creator Matt Weiner to new contract.

Gossip Girl author Cecily von Ziegesar loves all of the characters on the TV show except Vanessa.

The Battlestar Galactica Season 4.0 DVD is scheduled for release on January 6, leaving me just enough time to get caught up on the show before the final season begins on January 16 on Sci Fi.

ABC canceled Opportunity Knocks and is replacing it with an hour-long Dancing with the Stars recap show. If you don’t vote for the couples, you might as well skip Monday night’s DwtS Performance Show and save yourself 30 minutes by watching the Tuesday recap show.

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin will appear on Saturday Night Live this weekend.

Including two re-airs of the episode, more than 7 million people watched the Project Runway 5 finale on Wednesday night. Winner Leanne Marshall told People that her boyfriend, Nate, composed the music for her runway show.

If you just can get enough Project Runway, check out Leanne’s interviews with Bravo, TV Guide and EW, Korto Momolu’s interviews with TV Guide and EW, and Kenley Collins’s interviews with TV Guide and EW.