'American Idol,' the Fox talent reality show, will now accept contestants as young as 15. Sports and parenting watchdogs caution about the glare of the global spotlight at too young an age.
A slew of new law-and-order dramas ordered up by the TV networks show the genre's enduring appeal.
The 'Lost' finale Sunday night, followed by the '24' finale and the end of 'Law & Order' after 20 years on Monday have critics assessing the impact of each series.
Although advertisers paid $900,000 for a 30-second spot, earlier series got more ad dollars than the Lost finale because they had bigger audiences and less Internet interference.
Conan O'Brien will return to late-night TV in November, on basic cable's TBS. Some analysts see it as a liberating move. Others say he will have to start from scratch to build an audience.
The Conan O'Brien tour, 'Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television,' will hit 30 cities while the comedian is contractually bound to stay away from TV.
MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery's 'Stylicious' ice cream cupcakes feature basketballs, sunflowers, carrots, and football fields among others. Wednesday is National Cup Cake Day 2010.
This week, iTunes sold its 10 billionth music download. To mark the milestone, here are the top 25 songs sold since Apple opened the online music store in 2003.