TV shows on cellphones

Verizon Wireless is expected to announce it will offer full-length programming to its cellular subscribers from several major television networks. The service, which should be in operation by the end of March, will consist of eight channels and will include popular shows from NBC, CBS, Fox and MTV, they said. ESPN is reportedly also in negotiations to offer programs, which will be offered for the cellphone screen soon after they appear on television. [New York Times]