THR Heat Index

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

UP: Leslie Moonves

The CBS Corp. CEO, who earned about $70 million in salary and bonuses in 2011, signs a rich contract extension to stay on through 2017.

DOWN: Wycleaf Jean

The hip-hop star's Haiti charity shuts down following the resignation of its chief executive and big questions about what happened to $16 million in donations.

UP: Glen Mazzara

The Walking Dead showrunner's third season premieres to 10.9 million viewers and a 5.8 rating in the 18-to-49 demo, bigger than any entertainment series this fall on broadcast or cable.

DOWN: Dane Cook

NBC cancels the comic's upcoming sitcom Next Caller before any of its four produced episodes air -- the ultimate sign of what the network thinks of the product.



Cablevision Systems (CVC)
$17.73 (+2.8%)

The fifth-largest U.S. cable operator is reportedly considering a sale of its Bresnan Broadband asset.

Pandora Media (P)
$9.11 (-10.6%)

Competition heats up for the online radio concern as Microsoft unveils Xbox Music, a free streaming service that will also sell songs.

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