Ox Notes: October 7, 2009

So long, Debi & Maks and Tom & Cheryl. Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and The Insider interviewed the departing stars, who also spoke with Us and People on the way out of the Dancing with the Stars ballroom.

EW recapped last night’s DwtS Results Show, and People filed a What You Didn’t See report from Monday night’s Performance Show.

ESPN’s 30 for 30 film series debuted last night, with new documentaries premiering every Tuesday. Last night’s opening doc — about Wayne Gretzky’s move to the Kings, directed by Peter Berg — reairs tonight on ESPN at 10 ET.

Bravo has ordered a seventh season of Top Chef, which returns with a new episode tonight.

Mark your calendars for November 20. That’s the day that James Franco begins his two-month story arc on General Hospital.

Project Runway’s Tim Gunn has a guest spot on the 100th episode of How I Met Your Mother.

The October 16 episode of Law & Order is inspired by Jon & Kate Gosselin. In related news, TV Tango compiled a list of 20 L&O episodes featuring stars before they were famous.

TV Guide interviewed The Amazing Race‘s Marcy & Ron, who seem much happier about their free vacation at a Vietnamese resort than previously ousted couple Garrett & Jessica are in this Elimination Station video.