Ox Notes: June 16, 2009

So You Think You Can Dance fans, brace yourselves for a performance by Katie Holmes. Us Magazine reports that Holmes filmed the Tyce Diorio-choreographed routine yesterday, and it may air as early as this week.

FOX announced its fall schedule, which includes abbreviated episodes of So You Think You Can Dance until Hell’s Kitchen finishes its season in October.

In Dancing with the Stars news, MOIB reader Deb noticed a rumor that Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu may be paired with Tony Dovolani for DwtS 9. The website Pure Dancing with the Stars also reports that American Idol contestant Danny Gokey is rumored to be in the DwtS 9 cast.

Nielsen’s report of online network TV viewing — which doesn’t include Hulu viewers — revealed that Dancing with the Stars had the highest number of unique viewers among all shows in May.

Jeff Probst told Reality Blurred that Survivor seasons 19 and 20 will film back-to-back in order to save money. The fact that Survivor‘s crew has booked Aggie Grey’s resort in Samoa through October means that both seasons will likely be filmed there.

The musical Chess features on this week’s episode of Great Performances on PBS. I’m planning on watching the episode when it debuts on Wednesday night, but "One Night in Bangkok" won’t be the same without Murray Head (song begins at 0:51):

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