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

DOWN: Mireille Enos
It would be a shame if critical and fan backlash to AMC's The Killing season finale hurt the star's Emmy chances, as if she were responsible for the show's outrage-inducing cliffhanger.

UP: George Clooney
The filmmaker's The Ides of March will open the Venice Film Festival in August, giving it the same jump on awards season as his Good Night, and Good Luck got in 2005.

UP: Michael Wright
TNT's head of programming launches the sci-fi series Falling Skies to 5.9 million viewers June 19, the year's most-watched cable premiere.

DOWN: Charlie Sheen
As a judge sends his $100 million legal case to private arbitration, the actor loses a forum to bash Warner Bros. and Chuck Lorre. But we doubt the case will be totally secret.


UP Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI)
$46.57 (+1.7%)
Assets of the HGTV and Food Channel owner are acquisition targets, some analysts say.

DOWN Activision (ATVI)
$10.98 (-4.2%)
Video game stocks took a hit after NPD Group said U.S. retail sales in May shrank 14 percent year-over-year.