Television: What Do Guys Want?

EVERYTHING THE NETWORKS AREN'T ALLOWED TO SHOW. FOR THE UPCOMING TV SEASON, THAT'S A BIG PROBLEM

At last week's TV upfronts--the annual galas at which the broadcast networks preview next season's series for advertisers--CBS offered a lesson in the difference between life and TV. It closed its presentation with a surprise appearance by the Who, playing its classic Who Are You, the theme of CSI. Carnegie Hall shook, Pete Townshend windmilled on his guitar, and Roger Daltrey howled, "Oooooh, who the f___ are you?"

If CBS had been airing the show, it would have had to bleep the F word--and it knows better than anyone else what you can't get away with on TV today, having...

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