More TeeVee Items of Note

Microsoft is getting into the pocket TV game two years after Apple brought shows to iPod, but the Redmond, Wash., software empire is making up for lost time by scoring shows from NBC, which pulled its fare from Apple last year. TV programs debuted at the Zune store last Tuesday for $1.99, according to the wires.

Next year’s Super Bowl ads could be the most expensive yet, with 30 seconds going for $3 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that ads in the big game have sold for that much before, but it’s a new high for a starting point.