THR Heat Index
Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP David Ellison
The 28-year-old investor's Skydance financed about half of Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol, a smart bet given that Ghost is on track to gross $600 million globally.
DOWN: Matt Damon
The actor's media slams of President Obama and Bourne Identity writer Tony Gilroy probably didn't help We Bought a Zoo, which has disappointed at the box office.
UP: Randy Falco
The Univision chief capped his first year on the job with the Dec. 26 finale of telenovela La Fuerza del Destino, whose nearly 8 million viewers beat its English-language competition in all key demos.
DOWN: Mike Fleiss
The Bachelor producer suffers a 17 percent ratings drop for the new season premiere, calling into question the longevity of the ABC reality franchise.
UP: Crown Media Holdings (CRWN)
After sinking 56 percent in a year, the cable channel operator is named one of Seeking Alpha's "13 oversold, highly profitable stocks."
DOWN: Amazon.com (AMZN)
A Goldman Sachs analyst says the online seller may miss fourth-quarter revenue estimates by $300 million.