If I scrap the shelving idea, I think I like this Matisse Media Cabinet ( W: 55.0", D: 21.0", H: 30.0") at Eboniste. (They have it in parchment white, which I like, I just think the "oak cherused" shows up better in the picture.) However, the price on this is so ridiculous, I don't even want to write it down lest my ultra cheap boyfriend should read this and yell because I even considered it. Also, although it's deep enough to accomodate my c.r.t. model, I don't know if it would look OK if I ever got a flat screen. Plus, I've already previously boo'd the Eboniste (see Decorating Dilemma re Floor Lamps below).
I could just go for something easy and simple, which is also cheap, like this stand at Ballard Designs:
But, it just makes me sad.
I've thought that maybe just a simple bench like this one that I spotted on 1stdibs might work, but I would have the problem of where to put the cable box to contend with:
I think the only resort may be to get something custom made that has the shelves and could perhaps be easily altered if I ever got a bigger television. Oy!