These days, when television networks talk about chasing viewers, they mean it literally. Movie theaters, grocery stores, gas stations, sports events.... If you're there, they want to be there. Mary-Rose Abraham reports.
Everyone knows politicians play games. But gamers playing politics? The video game industry, worth $14 billion a year, is looking for some clout. As Lisa Napoli explains, it's got a new game in Washington.
With not much new on TV during the entertainment writers' strike, viewers may be lured towards the seventh season of American Idol. Lisa Napoli reports Fox's cash cow will likely make more than it did last year.
A stripped-down press conference will air this Sunday in lieu of the usual Golden Globes ceremony. Doug Krizner talks to Variety's Mike Speier about the wider effects of having no ceremony -- and whether we'll see this happen to the Oscars.
Not only NBC is counting up the losses from the cancellation of the Golden Globes award show. The show, called off due to the Hollywood writers strike, meant a lot of business for others as well. Kai Ryssdal has more.
Demand for video-on-demand may be around the corner, if this year's Consumer Electronics Show is a guide. Comcast, Microsoft and perhaps Apple are involved in video distribution deals. Matthew Garrahan of the Financial Times discusses the details with Kai Ryssdal.
The Golden Globes are the latest casualty in the TV and movie writers' strike. The actors have refused to show up, and NBC will be airing a conference announcing the winners. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the costs at stake.