In Walt Disney's stable of networks, the children's network Disney Channel is a thoroughbred. The network succeeds despite the company's pledge to keep it ad-free.
Bravo is in talks with Scout Prods. to order 40 new episodes of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," and the Fab Five reportedly are in line for a raise. The hit show is Bravo's highest-rated program.
Rumors that TiVo may lose its distribution deal with DirecTV sent the DVR maker's down 17% yesterday. TiVo executives said they were not concerned about the relationship.
Apple hasn't changed the shape of its iconic logo, but it has updated it: The new logo is silver. The company has not disclosed whether it will brand all its products with the new logo.
Gamers will be able to connect and play against each other wirelessly, through new Nintendo technology. The wireless GameBoy is to be powered by a Motorola chipset.
NFL Network, scheduled to launch Nov. 4, has lined up a carriage pact with DirecTV, but cutting a deal with cable operators, which don't want to put the football channel on basic, may be more difficult.