yDVD rush

DVD sets for the latest complete season of "24" have typically come out just before the start of the new season, but Monday's season finale included commercials for the DVD box set of the just-ended season of the show that became available Tuesday.


Americans are spending more time watching TV than ever before, yet nearly 80 million people watched time-shifted TV during the first quarter, meaning that ads likely are getting skipped.

>BBC debate

BBC Trust chairman Michael Lyons warned Tuesday that the pubcaster is facing political interference, branding today's debate on changing the BBC's license fee in the House of Commons as "a recipe for curbing the independence of the BBC."