Ox Notes: January 15, 2009

President Bush makes his final televised address to the nation tonight. CBS announced how the speech will affect its primetime lineup.

In other political news, The Daily Show will air live on Inauguration Day, Tuesday, January 20. And EW wonders how President Obama’s FCC chair, Julius Genachowski, will govern the airwaves.

Gossip Girl‘s long-rumored spinoff will chronicle the wild times of a teenage Lily van der Woodsen in ’80s L.A.

E! rates the odds of some CW favorites getting picked up for another season. Things look good for Supernatural, which returns with a new episode tonight.

Do you have any interest in watching a John Mayer variety show?

If you’ll be in Las Vegas on January 27, check out the live musical revue starring cast members of Mad Men at the MGM Grand.

BravoTV.com has blog posts about last night’s episode of Top Chef: New York by judge Toby Young and the ousted cheftestant.

In Dancing with the Stars news, The National Post reviewed the DwtS Tour when it stopped in Toronto. Season 2 contestant Lisa Rinna recently released a dance fitness DVD with DwtS pro Louis van Amstel.

Charity site Clothes Off Our Back is auctioning off dresses worn by DwtS co-host Samantha Harris and former contestant Monique Coleman, as well as a wine bottle signed by pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

Tomorrow, I’m going to review the Hindi film Chandni Chowk to China for MOIB’s sister website, AccessBollywood.net. Ox Notes will return on Tuesday, January 20. Until then, enjoy a performance by Russian soloist Maria Kochetkova from this week’s Superstars of Dance: