Teen Vogue is opening a retail outlet at the mall in Short Hills, New Jersey. It'll be called "Teen Vogue Haute Spot" and, no, this is not a joke. [NYT]
♦ More than 20 percent of American households watched Barack Obama's infomercial on Wednesday night. [NYT]
♦ Joe the Plumber is pursuing a country music deal and could have an album out by Inauguration Day, although we're going to assume this won't be Barack's musical choice for the big day. [Politico]

♦ USA has pushed back the debut of the new season of Law & Order: Criminal Intent until next year. [NYDN]
♦ MTV's Rock Band videogame series will feature music from the Beatles. [WSJ]
♦ Some newspapers and TV stations aren't too interested in accepting ads for Kevin Smith's new movie, Zack and Miri Make a Porno. [WSJ]
♦ The Economist has endorsed Obama. [E&P]
♦ ABC has greenlit Cougar Town, a comedy pilot by Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence starring Courteney Cox. [THR]