THR Heat Index

6:00 AM PST 12/04/2012 by THR Staff

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

UP: Adele

The singer's 21 passes the rare 10 million sales mark -- one of only eight albums to reach the RIAA's diamond level in less than two years of release -- as her Skyfall single continues to ride the charts.

DOWN: James Gunn

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy director is forced to apologize amid outrage over a deleted blog post that called a male superhero a "fruit" and suggested a lesbian hero needed a man to "turn" her.

UP: Gold Rush Crew

Discovery's hit mining show scores 4.6 million viewers for its Nov. 30 episode and bests all broadcast series that night in the key 18-to-49 demographic.

DOWN: Robert Iger

The Disney CEO suffers a big legal defeat as a $319 million judgment in favor of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire producer Celador is upheld on appeal. Maybe Iger should phone a new lawyer friend.

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SHOWBIZ STOCKS

Tivo (TIVO)
$11.78 (+16.1%)

After boosting subscribers, the DVR maker posts $82 million in third-quarter revenue, $10 million more than analysts expected.

DreamWorks Animation (DWA)
$16.27 (-9.9%)

Cowen analyst Doug Creutz predicts the animation studio will record a $60 million write-down from the poor performance of Rise of the Guardians.

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