THR Heat Index
Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
DOWN: Taylor Lautner
A day after the Twilight hunk's action debut Abduction bows to a disappointing $10.9 million (with only a 30 percent male audience), studio Lionsgate projects a big second-quarter loss.
UP: Jeff Fager
The CBS News chairman takes home a network-best 10 News and Documentary Emmys at the Sept. 26 ceremony, including awards for 60 Minutes, which will be OK despite Andy Rooney's exit.
UP: Donna Langley
The Universal co-chairman re-ups until 2014, a vote of confidence despite a mixed box-office record.
UP: Megan Colligan & Josh Greenstein
Paramount's marketing heads get big-time promotions in the studio's reorganization, reflecting their transformation of its marketing operation into one of the best in Hollywood.
UP: Dish Network (DISH)
Investors like its Blockbuster Movie Pass, which bundles pay TV with streaming and DVDs by mail.
DOWN: Viacom (VIA)
The conglomerate will see ad-sales growth in the high single digits this quarter, down from double-digit projections.