Ox Notes: April 2, 2009

Finally, the long-awaited sixth season of Project Runway is ready to air. A judge cleared the former Bravo hit to run this summer on Lifetime.

Meanwhile, Bravo revealed the identities of the contestants of its new fashion show, aptly titled The Fashion Show. The series, which debuts on May 7, features a Top Chef-style format, including a mini-challenge and an elimination challenge.

Catching up Dancing with the Stars news, People has a What You Didn’t See report from the set of Tuesday’s Results Show, which was watched by 13 million viewers. And here’s the Yahoo! Buzz Session about Monday’s Performance Show.

If you think dancing six hours a day means that the women of DwtS allow themselves to eat whatever they want, think again. Access Hollywood reports that after a hard day of rehearsal, Shawn Johnson indulges in "a piece of chocolate." How decadent! Given the media outcry Cheryl Burke generated last season after gaining five pounds, I guess I can’t blame them.

Survivor: Tocantins returns to CBS tonight with a brand new episode. The Futon Critic interviewed host Jeff Probst, who says that contestants often forget a truism when developing their strategies: "You cannot change who you are."

The Amazing Race is off this Sunday for the Academy of Country Music Awards. People.com asked Mel & Mike about life after the race, and Mel admitted he’s "getting marriage proposals from every rest home in the country."

On June 2, G4 network will air Steve Wiebe’s attempt to break the Donkey Kong world record at the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo live. Wiebe was featured in the 2007 documentary, The King of Kong, a thoroughly enjoyable movie, even if you don’t play video games.