Question: With The O.C. struggling in the ratings, is there any chance Fox will move it back to Wednesday at 9 pm/ET after American Idol? — Kevin R

Ausiello: Publicly, Fox execs insist they're thrilled with the show's performance on Thursday night. Privately, I think they're hoping Marissa's upcoming lesbian fling will goose the Nielsens. Bottom line: Ask me again in January.