THR Heat Index
Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
DOWN: Chris Dodd
The MPAA chief's crusade to pass tough anti-piracy legislation suffers an embarrassing setback as President Obama refuses to support an "overly broad" law, essentially killing the reform Hollywood wants.
UP: Rob Schneider
CBS' critically savaged Rob debuts with a muy bueno 13.5 million viewers and a relatively small drop from lead-in The Big Bang Theory, suggesting Schneider might become a TV star.
UP: Scott Thompson
The Yahoo CEO can boast that the company's stock actually gained on the day co-founder Jerry Yang announced his exit.
DOWN: Tina Fey
30 Rock is shut out at the Globes as ratings for the show's fifth-season premiere drop 31 percent from last year, its worst bow to date. Whuck!?
UP: Time Warner Cable
Wells Fargo's Marci Ryvicker praised the company for having the biggest presence at CES among pay TV operators.
DOWN: Walt Disney Co.
After a run-up, the stock now "trades at a wider-than-normal premium to its peers," said Barclays' Anthony DiClemente.