THR Heat Index
Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP: David Nevins
Just two years after joining Showtime as entertainment president, he presides over Homeland's Emmy sweep of the major drama categories, including the network's first series honor.
DOWN: Hawk Koch
The Academy president irks Oscar voters as the board of governors moves up the nomination voting deadline a week to Jan. 3, forcing members to cram in screenings during the hectic holidays.
UP: James Murdoch
Just as many wrote him off amid his role in the U.K. phone-hacking scandal, Rupert's younger son is said to be poised for an expanded role running News Corp.'s U.S. TV business.
DOWN: Cindy Lee Garcia
The Innocence of Muslims actress loses her legal bid to force the anti-Islam film off YouTube amid claims she was duped into taking the job and has since received death threats.
Time Warner Cable (TWC)
Shares hit a 52-week high after striking a multiyear deal to carry the NFL Network.
Barron’s says the stock is worth just $15, sending shares plummeting again.