Ox Notes: February 11, 2010

The two-hour premiere of Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains begins tonight at 8 ET on CBS. Reality Blurred and TV Guide interviewed the participants, and EW posted behind-the-scenes video shot on location.

A new name has surfaced in the race to fill Samantha Harris’ empty co-host spot on Dancing with the Stars: E! News correspondent Ashlan Gorse. I haven’t seen her in action, but she’s cute and she won’t upstage Tom Bergeron, so she might be the right choice.

Deadliest Catch captain Phil Harris died on Tuesday after suffering a stroke on January 29. He was 53. The show’s sixth season finished filming last month, and Capt. Phil will feature in the new season when it begins in April.

Top Chef Masters announced the participants for Season 2, which debuts April 7 on Bravo. I’m pulling for Chicago’s Rick Tramonto.

Lost‘s Daniel Dae Kim and Three Rivers‘ Alex O’Loughlin will star in the upcoming remake of Hawaii Five-0. Can the handsome Aussie complete the trifecta, starring in three failed CBS dramas in a row?

You’re going to want to bookmark this list of Hollywood character actors, complete with photos. Every time you watch a movie or TV show and are inspired to shout, "Hey! It’s That Guy," you’ll be able to look up his name.

My favorite That Guy is Clancy Brown, the man responsible for my most beloved film scene of all time (don’t ask me why, ’cause I’m not sure):

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