The final Harry Potter book due out tomorrow has already set sales records, but JK Rowling's boy wizard has also given rise to a new genre of music: wizard rock. Rachel Dornhelm has the story behind the bands.
Soccer star David Beckham is slated to play his first game for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night, assuming his injured ankle is OK. Tess Vigeland spoke with our sports-business expert Ed Derse about all things Beckham.
Casual gamers may not display the same devotion and enthusiasm as their hardcore video-gaming counterparts, but there are some 200 million of them and that number's growing fast. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
The recording industry has made some major concessions that will allow webcasters to stay in business while the two sides try to hammer out an agreement on royalty rates. Pandora's Tim Westergren says it's a win for musicians and listeners.
On Sunday a huge hike in music royalties for webcasters goes into effect that could threaten many Internet radio sites. Bob Moon talks to Tim Westergren and John Simson, who hold opposing views on the issue.
The big movie and TV studios wants to come up with a new formula for how residuals are paid to writers, actors and directors get when their work is rebroadcast, but they could have a big fight on their hands. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Filmgoers can expect to see more of this throwback to the 1950s coming out of Hollywood. The glasses are still goofy but the technology is all grown up, and studio execs expect audiences will keep paying more for the improved experience. Jill Barshay reports.
A reality show debuting soon on BET is testing the limits of its advertisers. Before it's even aired "Hot Ghetto Mess" has some consumers threatening boycotts, and some advertisers pulling their spots. Elizabeth Wynne Johnson has the story.