TV Junkie: Wednesday -- Radiohead on Conan Tonight
New York City may be all the way across the country, but if Rupert Murdoch gets his way there you can bet he will cast his gaze upon all other major metropolitan areas: the New York Times reports that Murdoch wants to obtain a permanent FCC waiver to acquire two TV NYC stations in addition to his three newspapers and radio assets. Will this be a last hurrah while the friendly Bush Administration still controls the FCC or will a waiver set a new standard for consolidation (and thus, more limited choice)? While Murdoch's News Corp. is based in NYC, it doesn't mean that he doesn't exert considerable influence in the West. Can you imagine LA as an "all FOX all the time" market?
7:45pm Roger Dodger IFC - (2002) A chauvinistic copywriter (Campbell Scott) takes his teenage nephew out womanizing in Manhattan and crashes his boss's (Isabella Rossellini) party.
8:00pm Big Brother 9 CBS - This is for Tony: hey, a houseguest has gotta go - what've we got, 3 left??