Ox Notes: February 11, 2009

As SAG gets ready to resume contract talks with the producers, Variety examined the lingering fallout from last year’s WGA strike.

Last year’s creative hiatus may claim one more victim, if the guild decides to discipline Jay Leno for writing his Tonight Show monologues during the strike.

Performer Nick Cannon has replaced Jerry Springer as the new host of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

In honor of Valentine’s Day, TheWB.com has posted love-themed episodes of shows like Friends, Gilmore Girls and Smallville to their website and made them available for viewing online through February 17. Then, from February 18 through March 1, the site will highlight episodes about breakups as a cure for your "Love Hangover."

The Chicago Tribune’s Maureen Ryan reviewed the new version of The Electric Company.

Ahead of tonight’s new episode of Top Chef, here are links to People and TV Guide interviews with ousted cheftestant Jamie.

Dancing with the Stars co-host Samantha Harris and Season 7 competitor Ted McGinley offered their thoughts on the DwtS 8 contestants to OK! Magazine.

DwtS 8 competitor Nancy O’Dell will reveal the identity of her pro partner on today’s edition of Access Hollywood.

On last night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Steve-O revealed that he’ll be dancing with Lacey Schwimmer this season. If you’ve never heard Steve-O’s crazy voice before, it’s worth watching the video.

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