THR Heat Index
Tracking the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP: Leslie Moonves
The CBS Corp. CEO, who earned about $70 million in salary and bonuses in 2011, signs a rich contract extension to stay on through 2017.
DOWN: Wycleaf Jean
The hip-hop star's Haiti charity shuts down following the resignation of its chief executive and big questions about what happened to $16 million in donations.
UP: Glen Mazzara
The Walking Dead showrunner's third season premieres to 10.9 million viewers and a 5.8 rating in the 18-to-49 demo, bigger than any entertainment series this fall on broadcast or cable.
DOWN: Dane Cook
NBC cancels the comic's upcoming sitcom Next Caller before any of its four produced episodes air -- the ultimate sign of what the network thinks of the product.
Cablevision Systems (CVC)
The fifth-largest U.S. cable operator is reportedly considering a sale of its Bresnan Broadband asset.
Pandora Media (P)
Competition heats up for the online radio concern as Microsoft unveils Xbox Music, a free streaming service that will also sell songs.