Continuing to search for a profitable business model for online news video, ABC said Thursday that it will now permit consumers to watch its ABC News Now Internet service for free but that they must first agree to watch a commercial. Previously the news service had required a $39.95 annual subscription or a $4.95 monthly fee. Currently the primary advertiser for ABC News Now is AT&T.
The actor plays the titular hero in the forthcoming adaptation.
Rock legend Eric Clapton has admitted the era of the guitar may be ''over''.