Ox Notes: July 23, 2009

So You Think You Can Dance celebrates its 100th episode tonight. Variety has a bunch of articles about the show, including an update on what past winners are up to. Cat Deeley interviewed Katie Holmes about tonight’s special tribute to Judy Garland.

MOIB reader Katy pointed out the rumor that Ashley Hamilton may compete in Dancing with the Stars 9. Ashley’s best know as the son of DwtS 2 contestant George Hamilton, as well as the ex-husband of both Shannen Doherty and Angie Everhart.

In other DwtS news, Gilles Marini’s new calendar belongs on the top shelf at the newsstand, wrapped in a foil cover. Don’t click on the link if you’re at work.

Variety has an article on the increasing number of Hollywood prop and costume auctions.

Before the sixth season of Project Runway debuts in late August, Lifetime will air a special All-Star Challenge featuring past competitors Santino Rice, Daniel Vosovich, Uli Herzner, Jeffrey Sebelia, Mychael Knight, Chris March, Sweet P and Korto Momolu.

Survivor‘s upcoming all-star season may feature some contestants for a third series appearance, including Rupert, Cirie, Stephenie and Jonny Fairplay.

Wipeout has been officially renewed for a third season. Sadly, I Survived a Japanese Game Show probably won’t be back next summer.

As soon as Japanese Game Show‘s run ends this summer, its timeslot will be filled by another reality competition. Crash Course will feature couples doing stunts with cars. I’m not sure it will be as entertaining as watching people bob for frozen fish in a tub of ice water: