TNS Media Intelligence

  1. 'American Idol' Returns, But How Long Can It Last?

    January 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST TV ratings juggernaut "American Idol" returns next week for a ninth season with comedian Ellen DeGeneres joining the judging panel but a big question mark hanging over the future of the show's biggest star -- Simon Cowell. Despite s ...

  2. Business Matters: U2, Blackberry, MySpace Music, WMG

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Blackberry owners, often a forgotten group in era of the iPhone app, now have one up on their Apple-owning friends: the U2 Blackberry app is fi ...

  3. Business Briefs: EMI, Hastings, Ingrid Michaelson

    May 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- A report says EMI is likely to sell off the Olympic recording studio in southwest London. ( Times Online ) -- Entertainment retailer Hastings reported net earnings of about $1.7 million for the three month period ended April 30, 2009. Revenues ...