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Charting the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.

Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.

DOWN: James Murdoch
Of everyone impacted by the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, the News Corp. COO and Murdoch heir apparent has the most to lose. Having admitted to authorizing victim settlement payments, he'll likely face grilling by police.

UP: Nancy Grace
Thanks to Casey Anthony, the HLN host has become the most polarizing cable news figure since Glenn Beck, with the ratings to match. 

DOWN: Kevin James
Zookeeper underperforms after January's The Dilemma fizzled. Mall Cop 2 might not be a bad idea. 

UP: Diane Sawyer
The ABC anchor's Jaycee Dugard interview gets 14.8 million viewers for Primetime, the most-watched summer newsmagazine show in seven years.

SHOWBIZ STOCKS

UP: Netflix (NFLX)
$290.74 (+8.5%)
Goldman Sachs analyst Ingrid Chung ups her price target from $300 to $330.

DOWN: News Corp. (NWS)
$16.08 (-12.8%)
The News of the World phone-hacking scandal threatens to ensnare more than just the employees of the shuttered  168-year-old newspaper.

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