Makes sense to hold off until after next years Super Bowl to start the last season of the Sopranos. This way, they won't be competing with Sunday Night Football, plus with Oz ending this season, that time/season slot is open.
Please help control the McMahon population. Have your Triple H's spayed or neutered.
Hence the underlying problem with this show (aka the Dat Phan factor). The comics are going to use their best material when elimination is on the line. It's why you end up seeing so much repitition in their routines.