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TV Junkie: Wednesday

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Good news, you may continue to watch as much online porn as you want without your broadband provider building that into your profile - that is, only if you are using Charter Communications. After announcing 6 weeks ago that they would start to monitor their customers' activity in order to sell target profiles to advertisers, Charter is backing away from that position after running into protests from Congress as well as consumer groups. Perhaps Charter is doing this to differentiate itself from other broadband providers who still plan to gather profiling data - as they are the #4 provider, this could be a way for them to gain market share.

8:00-3:00am George Carlin Marathon HBO2 - HBO gives us a great evening of George Carlin Specials in this order (a whole new series will be on tomorrow): George Carlin at USC (1977), George Carlin Again! (1978), Carlin at Carnegie (1983), Carlin on Campus (1984), Playin' with Your Head (1986). TV Junkie Pick O' The Night

8:00pm Wife Swap ABC - Season Finale. Tell us ABC, why not a 'Series Finale'?

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9:00pm Nova scienceNOW PBS/KCET - Scientists use detectors to search for evidence of a ghostly substance, Dark Matter, they believe makes up most of the matter of the universe. Hint: go look in Carlos Mencia's head.

9:00pm The Baby Borrowers NBC - Series Premiere. Five teenage couples get to test parenthood.

9:00pm Farmer Wants a Wife CW - Season Finale. Farmer Matt selects his new bride.

10:00pm Shear Genius BRAVO - Season Premiere (w/host Jaclyn Smith)

12:35am The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson CBS - Actress Sigourney Weaver; author Stanley Bing; Three 6 Mafia performs.