Jan. 10, 2012 - Tim Tebow tries to become TV ratings royalty, while Beyonce and Jay-Z make everyone wonder about how much their baby pics will sell for. Reuters Media Editor Peter Lauria breaks down the week in media business news for you.
Tim Tebow continues to impress both on the field in the ratings will Saturday's matchup against Tom Brady in New England Patriots approaches to low level radiation. 2012 -- the end of the Internet television and expect to become one the question is -- apple leverage that to have success in the television world without Steve Jobs. And -- -- I -- he's a celebrity child of the moment we'll Jay-Z and Beyonce sell pictures or won't there. All this and more on this week's media night. Pay down here -- and this is immediate right here inside source for immediate business news kicking off today's show is the biggest star in television -- not passing Kutcher ever Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. Love or hate them. Tebow is a cultural phenomenon right now everybody is watching the Denver Broncos cornerback help CBS fully 45 million viewers last week which is thrilling overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. TiVo's miraculous eighty yard touchdown pass in overtime sets up what is a match made in heaven for CBS the Saturday night as -- Denver Broncos will travel to Gillette Stadium to take on another camera -- any quarterback in Tom Brady and New England Patriots. CBS is potentially looking at Saturday night primetime that could bring in fifty. 55 maybe -- sixty million viewers. 2012. Got off to a great start -- in his court and Rupert Murdoch which is refreshing news for the company chairman after disasters 2011 ensor phone hacking scandal over in London and blow up and force him to close his views of the world newspaper and candidates for B sky B. However investors in these -- seemed to have forgiven the octogenarian or at least turned a blind guy -- misdeeds at the company. He's -- -- started off the year hitting a 52 week high and it continues that pace trading as high as 1850s this week. Will 2012 years that the Internet and television become one. That seems to be all the top of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and companies like Samsung and LG certainly thinks so Samsung for one thinks that the television market is gonna grow 70%. This year and that Internet. Mean TV's. Will reach into the 22 million homes what that means is that the Internet enabled television set is gonna move from the early and often. To the middle class midwestern home in the United States and that's good news for apple which is. Failed in one particular area and that's making inroads in the television market with its -- TV service for apple to make inroads needs Internet enabled TVs are reaching critical mass it also means you CEOs who come to convince the TV programs to give it its contents. The talk of the pop culture world this week is about -- who I mean these new daughter to hip hop royal couple Beyonce Jay-Z and the question on everybody's mind is what we'll a couple of deal with first pictures of the game will absolutely keep them right. Easy as we all know is famous for being a businessman who whips up. Watches and Range -- -- in his commercial deals. But in terms of his private life he's kept the relationship and Beyonce -- very private. And the couple about themselves is also -- a billion dollars and they certainly don't need the money however indeed decide to stay true to form and cash and people are saying that -- and beating them could approach to fourteen million dollars that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got for their twins in 2008 from people and hello magazine so the question that tabloid editor is trying to find out is willing to easy he had business is -- -- -- be fans there. That wraps up this -- show makes your life our FaceBook page and follow me on Twitter for daily updates on Peter Lawrie and this has been media -- on Reuters TV.