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Upfronts lose advertisers

May 19, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about why advertisers so far are reluctant to sponsor the network's new fall TV shows.

Exclusive returns on Brangelina baby

May 19, 2006
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have agreed to sell exclusive rights to publish photos of their baby for $5 million. Lisa Napoli looks at what the magazine landing the exclusive gets in return.

GameStop grows

May 19, 2006
The nation's No. 1 video game retailer posted double-digit earnings growth yesterday at a time when videogame makers are seeing revenue losses. What gives? Ethan Lindsey reports.

Almost a great day for Merck

May 18, 2006
An FDA panel today approved Merck's vaccine to control human papillomavirus. The new drug could prevent cervical cancer and save 300,000 lives a year. But can it cure some of Merck's Vioxx headaches? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

Drug courts offer rehab, not punishment

May 18, 2006
Despite tight budgets, politicians are throwing money at courts that provide rehabilitation for drug offenders. Jeff Tyler travels to Orange County, Calif., to find out if it's money well spent.
Posted In: Health

Prepping for 'Fast Food Nation'

May 18, 2006
The film version of Eric Schlosser's "Fast Food Nation" debuts at the Cannes Film Festival this week. It won't be released in the US until this fall, but the fast-food industry is already gearing up to push back. Tess Vigeland reports.

NFL, L.A. don't want to rush a deal

May 18, 2006
The National Football League will once again take up talks about putting a team in Los Angeles. Business-of-sports commentator Ed Derse tells host Kai Ryssdal that L.A. is a perfect market for the league, but neither side needs the other very much.
Posted In: Sports

Summer travel season

May 18, 2006
According to a AAA report out today, high gas prices are likely to cause many American to vacation closer to home this summer — and spend less. Alex Cohen has more.

Women's sports still struggling

May 18, 2006
As the WNBA prepares to kick off its 10th season this weekend, business of sports expert David Carter talks to host Mark Austin Thomas about the challenges faced by women's professional sports leagues.
Posted In: Sports

Cervical cancer vaccine

May 18, 2006
Looking to move past the Vioxx controversy, Merck hopes an advisory panel convening today will recommend that the FDA approve the drug maker's experimental vaccine against cervical cancer. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

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