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

UP David Ellison

The 28-year-old investor's Skydance financed about half of Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol, a smart bet given that Ghost is on track to gross $600 million globally.

DOWN: Matt Damon

The actor's media slams of President Obama and Bourne Identity writer Tony Gilroy probably didn't help We Bought a Zoo, which has disappointed at the box office.

UP: Randy Falco

The Univision chief capped his first year on the job with the Dec. 26 finale of telenovela La Fuerza del Destino, whose nearly 8 million viewers beat its English-language competition in all key demos.

DOWN: Mike Fleiss

The Bachelor producer suffers a 17 percent ratings drop for the new season premiere, calling into question the longevity of the ABC reality franchise.


UP: Crown Media Holdings (CRWN)
$1.21 (+4.3%)

After sinking 56 percent in a year, the cable channel operator is named one of Seeking Alpha's "13 oversold, highly profitable stocks."

$173.10 (-2.4%)

A Goldman Sachs analyst says the online seller may miss fourth-quarter revenue estimates by $300 million.

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