iTunesStarting today, shoppers will be able to buy monthly subscriptions to television shows and other videos via the Apple iTunes Multi-Pass.  Apple is launching Multi-Pass in partnership with Comedy Central.

Fans will be able to monthly subscriptions to “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and “The Colbert Report.”  Mutli-Pass will cost $9.99 for 16 episodes of these shows. Buying episodes individually cost $1.99 an episode.

This is Apple’s first attempt at a monthly subscription model, which other online stores like Napster and Rhapsody have been using.

Apple iTunes to sell monthly subscription to shows [Reuters]

Christen Costa

Grew up back East, got sick of the cold and headed West. Since I was small I have been pushing buttons - both electronic and human. With an insatiable need for tech I thought "why not start a blog focusing on technology, and use my dislikes and likes to post on gadgets."