The search for a "small" tv did not turn out as hoped.
We settled on a Phillips 27" LCD instead of a Toshiba b/c they were out of the Toshibas and we did not want to wait.
Then we went on a cruise.
Then the 30d return period expired.
The Phillips is ok, but it won't be sitting in the family room for much beyond a year. The picture quality with dvds is more acceptable than cable, but the motion blurring (ghosting) is not very good.
As for the cellar, one quick preview pic (don't mind the awful digicam quality...Nikon shots will follow soon):