THR Heat Index
Charting the week's ups and downs in the business of entertainment.
UP: Dawn Ostroff
With her appointment as president of Conde Nast Entertainment, the former CW entertainment president lands on her feet roughly six months after departing the television network.
UP: Shirley MacLaine
The six-time Oscar nominee -- and winner for Terms of Endearment -- will receive the AFI Life Achievement Award at a June gala tribute.
DOWN: Hank Azaria
Although The Simpsons voice actor took a pay cut to help keep the series on the air, his other TV project -- NBC freshman Free Agents -- got the ax.
DOWN: David Stern
The NBA commissioner cancels the first two weeks of the basketball season as owners and players, he says, remain "very far apart on virtually all issues."
UP: Yahoo (Yhoo)
The company reportedly ends an effort to purchase Hulu as rumors swirl that Yahoo itself is a takeover target.
UP: Pandora (P)
With the death of Apple's Steve Jobs and the rising market, the online music alternative to iTunes gains.