THR Heat Index

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

UP: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The Veep star scores her 13th Emmy nomination, tying Lucille Ball as the most-nominated comedic actresses ever. (She's won twice, for Seinfeld and The New Adventures of Old Christine.)

DOWN: Rupert Murdoch

Amid the hacking scandal, the News Corp. mogul steps down from a number of boards overseeing his print newspapers, further distancing himself from the publishing business he once cherished.

UP: Anne Hathaway

A sassy performance as Catwoman in the megagrossing Dark Knight Rises draws strong reviews, erasing memories of last fall's flop One Day and the Oscars co-hosting debacle.

DOWN: Fred Willard

Fired by PBS after getting arrested for lewd conduct in an adult movie theater, the 70-something actor at least wins points for tweeting a funny response: "Lousy film."

SHOWBIZ STOCKS

Zynga (ZNGA)
$5.14 (+6.4%)

Morgan Stanley says "bears are overlooking" positive trends for the mobile-games maker.

Martha Stewart (MSO)
$3.22 (-7.7%)

Macy's wins an injunction that blocks J.C. Penney from selling some Stewart products.

 

 
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