Although CBS Inc.'s CBS has not yet made a commitment to provide any of its
shows for downloading from Apple's iTunes Music Store, its Showtime pay-TV
channel has. Showtime said Tuesday that original episodes of Sleeper Cell,
Weeds, and Fat Actress are now available from the Apple website for
downloading at the standard price of $1.99 per episode. Showtime is the only
cable network retained by CBS Inc. following the recent split-up of Viacom. The
new Viacom's MTV, Nickelodeon, and Comedy Central have each made separate deals
to sell programs on the iTunes website.
The veteran CBS News correspondent Bob Simon, whose career spanned five decades, has been killed in a car accident in New York. Simon, 73, covered...