• Conan O'Brien's Tonight Show debuted last night. The reviews were mixed, although he did very well in the ratings, not surprisingly. [Variety, THR]
• Playboy Enterprises named Scott Flanders as its CEO yesterday. [NYP]
• Lawyers for author J.D. Salinger have filed suit against an author who is publishing a book billed as a sequel to The Catcher in the Rye. [NYT]
• Five magazines—Popular Photography, Flying, Boating, Sound & Vision and American Photo—have been sold to Bonnier Corp. by Hachette. [Crain's]
• Paris Hilton and producer Michael Hirschorn have teamed up to bring a version of Paris Hilton's My New BFF to Dubai. Yes, Dubai. No joke. [Variety]

• Comedy Central's picked up another season of Demetri Martin's show. [THR]
• Have you noticed United has a snazzy, new in-flight magazine? [NYT]
Paula Froelich appeared on the Today show this morning to promote her debut novel, Mercury in Retrograde, which hit bookstores today. [HP]
• More on the continuing Bill O'Reilly/Dr. George Tiller controversy. [NYT]
Graydon Carter has a few words of advice for the newspaper biz. [VF]
Tina Brown has a few thoughts on newspapers, too. [Telegraph]
• CBS News execs think putting more content online might help the network attract a younger audience. What would give them an idea likethat? [NYT]