In recent years, Time Warner's TBS network has aired a cleaner version of the television show, attracting a new audience of teenagers who are technically not allowed to see the R-rated movie without an adult, WSJ says. "Today, New Line says that it's not marketing 'Sex and the City' to teens and that advance research shows that less than 5% of the interested audience is under 17. The studio did, however, purchase ad time for 'Sex and the City' on TV programs that turned out to have substantial teen audiences, including some in which more than 35% of the viewers are 17 or under, according to Nielsen Co," the report says.
An endorsement from Oprah Winfrey has long been considered the gold standard, but the NY Times reports some trouble in the influential superstar's empire. The article blames falling ratings for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Oprah's Big Give" reality show, in addition to sliding circulation for O, The Oprah Magazine.
Comcast faced a minor crisis when a hacker briefly took over the front page of Comcast.net with a note saying that they had "RoXed" the site.
With Ted Kennedy's health failing, some suggest that the political lexicon is about to change. Republicans accustomed to brandishing the "Ted Kennedy liberal" onto Democratic opponents began to adjust even before the revelation of Senator Kennedy's malignant brain tumor, the AP reports.