THR Heat Index
Charting the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP: Bob Costas
The sportscaster's interview with disgraced former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky boosts ratings for NBC's new Rock Center by 30 percent.
DOWN: Maria Bello
NBC's Bob Greenblatt tried everything but airing Prime Suspect on a continuous loop, but the classy crime drama failed to lure audiences and is yanked from the network's midseason schedule.
UP: Dana White
The UFC chief can celebrate 5.7 million viewers for its first fight on Fox (despite the bout lasting less than 90 seconds), a strong omen for the group's new seven-year TV deal.
DOWN: Roland Emmerich
The director's Shakespeare drama Anonymous bombs at the box office with only $3.7 million after two weeks as his next movie, the $175 million-budgeted Singularity, halts production due to script problems.
UP: Walt Disney Co. (DIS)
DOWN: Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
Majority shareholder Vivendi sells 35 million shares, reducing its stake to 60 percent.