NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's hit entertainment newsmagazine "Access Hollywood" brings iTunes (www.itunes.com) customers top entertainment news with a simple subscription to daily Access Hollywood video podcasts, it was announced today by Access Hollywood Executive Producer Rob Silverstein.

Exclusive Access Hollywood moments are available now on the iTunes Music Store with a subscription to daily video podcasts. The subscription is currently available in the "Podcast" section by searching for "Access Hollywood." Some of the latest video podcasts that will be available this week include an "Access Uncut" interview with Britney Spears from New Orleans, an exclusive report from Maria Menounos from Mardi Gras and a "Couples Uncensored" segment with Shaquille and Shaunie O'Neal.

"iTunes gives our youthful and energetic viewers a new format to view the top entertainment news stories keeping it right in the palm of their hands," says Silverstein. "This daily video podcast subscription is easy-to-use and gives our viewers and iTunes customers an incredibly convenient way to keep them 'in the know' with exclusive access to the stars."

In addition to daily video podcasts, Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell and Billy Bush bring iTunes Music Store customers a six-minute long pre-Oscar(r) coverage download compiled specifically for iTunes. The download will be available starting today in the "TV Show" section under the "NBC" page. The pre-Oscar(r) special includes exclusive "Access Hollywood" moments including candid reactions and coverage from the big nomination day.

Brian B.