Simpflying control of current TV is definitely needed,
but what a huge task which the TV signal providers will fight to the end.
Initially HDTVs were designed to use a standard PV control inside, but the providers blocked that.
The current Apple/TV box does add nice function, but it makes TV control even more complex.
This situation boils down to control and power over the customer.
I don't see a resolution anytime soon to this mostly political non...