The voice of Dora the Explorer is suing Nickeloedon, Bristol Palin might have been DWTS' sloppy seconds, the ladies of SNL are getting a 2-hour special, and the last day to sign up for Arianna Huffington's free bus is tomorrow!

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Conan's blimp, spotted at Elizabeth City Regional Airport in North Carolina. (Does it look like a Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award to anyone else?) Image via flickr.

  • In TV News...
  • If you want to take up Arianna Huffington's promise of free buses down to the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rallies, the deadline to sign up is tomorrow. So get going, would you? [Huffington Post]
  • The 14-year-old actress and voice of Dora the Explorer is suing Nickelodeon, claiming that the network cheated her out of millions once the show became a hit. [NY Daily News]
  • Sarah Palin is claiming that Dancing With the Stars approached Todd Palin to go on the show before Bristol. So does that make Bristol sloppy seconds? [TV Squad]
  • Max Weinberg has opened up about not following Conan to TBS—and it can pretty much be summed up by saying that he prefers the East Coast. [Fancast]
  • FX has renewed Sons of Anarchy. It's one of the network's highest-rated shows ever. [Warming Glow]
  • If you can believe it, Lifetime has picked up a series about a Russian Jersey Shore called Brighton Beach. [TV Squad]
  • Jimmy Smitt's Outlaw has haulted production... probably meaning it's the next new series to be canceled. [Deadline]
  • Saturday Night Live will air a two-hour long special on November 1st dedicated to the very funny women of the show. The ladies slated to appear are: Rachel Dratch, Nora Dunn, Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Laraine Newman, Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Molly Shannon, and Kristen Wiig. [Pop Watch]
  • Around the Web...
  • This interview with Ellie Kemper and Aubrey Plaza is adorable. Can you say "NBC Thursday Night Lineup Besties?!" [
  • Dan Aykroyd is reportedly penning a script for Ghostbusters 3. [Vanity Fair]
  • 66 great movie taglines from the past 30 years. [Ad Freak]
  • In promotion of his new book How to Beat Up Anybody, Judah Friedlander has provided some of his best self-defense tips for the ladies for free. [Vulture]
  • Jersey Boys, the broadway musical about Frankie Valli, will be adapted into a major motion picture. [Deadline]
  • Mike Meyers will voice Pepé Le Pew in a new live action/CGI film. [Vulture]
  • 20 alternate titles for the 5th sequel to the Die Hard movie series. [Movieline]
  • So, The Gap's new logo is widely hated by everyone. Here's the best "new ugly logo" for The Gap that the internet has come up with. [Urlesque]