THR Heat Index

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

UP: Robin Roberts

The Good Morning America anchor lands a huge scoop with President Obama's same-sex-marriage interview, adding to GMA's recent momentum in its ratings battle with NBC's Today.

DOWN: Rebekah Brooks

Rupert Murdoch's former aide faces prosecution with her husband and four others for allegedly perverting justice in the widening News Corp. hacking scandal.

UP: Victor Willis

The Village People singer wins a key court ruling allowing him to take back rights to songs including "YMCA" in a case with big implications for the music business.

DOWN: Johnny Depp

Dark Shadows underwhelms with a $29.7 million domestic bow, tarnishing the A-lister's star power. Worse, critics mostly disliked the Tim Burton collaboration.


UP: Live Nation (LYV)
$9.10 (+9.8%)

Miller Tabak's David Joyce reiterates "buy" and $18 long-term target after the concert firm offers strong guidance.

DOWN: Electronic Arts (EA)
$14.38 (-5%)

The gamer forecasts a loss of 40 to 45 cents a share and sales of $500 million, disappointing analysts on both fronts.

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