NBC, Apple Ink iTunes Deal on TV Shows
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - NBC Universal has inked a deal with Apple Computer Inc. (AAPL) to become the second network to sell television shows a la carte on Apple's online iTunes store, the companies announced Tuesday.
More than 300 episodes from about a dozen prime time, cable, late-night and classic TV shows are now available for $1.99 apiece, viewable on computers or downloadable on the latest, video-capable iPod.
The programming spans from the 1950s to the present, including shows from "Alfred Hitchcock Presents,""Dragnet," USA Network's "Monk," the Sci-Fi Channel's "Battlestar Galactica," and NBC's hit series "Law & Order." Sketches from "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" are also for sale.