THR Heat Index

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

UP: David Nevins

Just two years after joining Showtime as entertainment president, he presides over Homeland's Emmy sweep of the major drama categories, including the network's first series honor.

DOWN: Hawk Koch

The Academy president irks Oscar voters as the board of governors moves up the nomination voting deadline a week to Jan. 3, forcing members to cram in screenings during the hectic holidays.

UP: James Murdoch

Just as many wrote him off amid his role in the U.K. phone-hacking scandal, Rupert's younger son is said to be poised for an expanded role running News Corp.'s U.S. TV business.

DOWN: Cindy Lee Garcia

The Innocence of Muslims actress loses her legal bid to force the anti-Islam film off YouTube amid claims she was duped into taking the job and has since received death threats.


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