Ox Notes: October 20, 2009

Derek Hough, who wasn’t well enough to dance during last night’s Dancing with the Stars 9 Performance Show, felt well enough to stand in the post-show interview line, populated by cameras from ET, The Insider and Access Hollywood.

Kelly Osbourne went to the hospital after last night’s show with a shoe buckle injury.

Before performing his Argentine Tango, Louie Vito blogged about the routine for People.

Disappointingly, a judge has allowed Rod Blagojevich to participate in The Celebrity Apprentice 3. His castmates for the show include music industry vets Bret Michaels, Cyndi Lauper and Sharon Osbourne.

Big Brother 9 winner Adam Jasinski allegedly used his prize money to finance a drug dealing operation. He was caught selling oxycodone pills over the weekend and now faces a $1 million fine and 20 years in prison.

People has an interview with The Amazing Race‘s Lance & Keri, who got married after participating in the show. They joined the other ousted teams at Elimination Station this week, which seems all the more boring because of the continued absence of Justin & Zev.

Jeff Probst wrote in his EW blog that this week’s episode contains "the scariest moment" in Survivor history when one of the contestants is seriously injured.

Unfortunately, CBS revealed what happens in a promo for Survivor shown during Sunday night’s episode of The Amazing Race. The network did the same thing the week before when they revealed that Justin & Zev were the team that lost a passport in a promo that aired during 60 Minutes — right before the episode of TAR was about to begin!

Giving away the goods in promos lessens the urgency and desire to watch them, making it more likely that viewers will DVR the show and fast forward through the commercials. Advertisers need to pressure CBS to stop spoiling their shows in their attempts to promote them. I’m sure they carry more weight with the network than we disgruntled fans do.