Madonna left her longtime label to work with a concert promoter, CD sales declined yet another year and digital music sales didn't really grow. Doug Krizner deciphers what it all means with Billboard's Bill Werde.
The Hollywood writers may be able to drum up support for their cause, but not without costing the local economy millions. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports on the projected losses to the entertainment industry if the strike lasts into May.
The video music game Rock Band has built a Christmas-season buzz among gamers and the less technically inclined. Kai Ryssdal and some Marketplace rockers checked it out with Kevin Pereira from G4 television.
With cheaper high-definition TVs on the market, consumers now just have to decide which DVD format is better. Doug Krizner explores the differences with Andrew Edgecliffe Johnson of The Financial Times in London.
TV and movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer has signed on with MTV to produce video games. The network is pouring $500 million into interactive entertainment and hoping the action-flick mogul can get things moving. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Department-store entertainment use to be a guy in a tuxedo tinkling the ivories. But with a stronger focus on young consumers, big retail shops are now bringing in DJs to get shoppers moving. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Anyone who's tried to get a Nintendo Wii this season knows how much they're in demand. Doug Krizner talks to Leo Louis of the Times of London about why supply is so short -- and whether the shortage might be intentional.