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TV Junkie: Wednesday -- Radiohead on Conan Tonight

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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??

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9:00pm National Geographic's Strange Days on Planet Earth: Dangerous Catch, Dirty Secrets PBS/KCET - Reports indicate that 90 percent of important commercial fish are gone, and the world's fisheries are declining; oh and we're running out of water - hosted Edward Norton. OK, 2 questions: a) why isn't this on the National Geographic Channel? and b) Why Edward Norton?

10:00pm South Park COMEDYCENTRAL - Season Finale.

10:00pm Top Chef BRAVO - The chefs must create the most incredible dessert ever ...and improv troupe Second City appears to give the them some lessons

10:30pm Lewis Black's Root of All Evil COMEDYCENTRAL - Kim Jong Il vs. Tila Tequila

11:30pm The Late Show With David Letterman CBS - Tina Fey!!, Russell Brand, Tokyo Police Club performs

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12:35am Late Night Conan O'Brien NBC - Seth Green!!, Peter Greenberg, Radiohead performs!!!!!

Radiohead pic off of Radiohead's MySpace