The Hollywood Reporter's list of its 10 best stories of the week:
INDIE FIRESTORM: WHAT IF VOD REVENUE WAS MADE PUBLIC?
Producer John Sloss releases "Escape From Tomorrow" numbers and ignites a debate over financial disclosures done without context.
TODAY'S TICKING CLOCK: WHO IS MATT LAUER'S HEIR APPARENT?
NBCU's Steve Burke and Pat Fili-Krushel are plotting to avoid another messy transition as "GMA" makes ad-rate gains — plus, surprising Q scores (sorry, Carson Daly) are revealed.
MALIBU REAL ESTATE CROWNED AMERICA'S PRICIEST
A four-bedroom, two bath property in the beachside community lists for an average $2.15 million — and Brian Grazer's selling his five-bedroom Colony spread for $18.95 million.
PRODUCER MARCY CARSEY TO CHAIR UCLA'S HAMMER MUSEUM
The "Cosby Show" and "Roseanne" veteran takes over for former U.S. Sen. John Tunney, who's retiring, but she tells THR she might not be done with Hollywood yet.
'THE BLACKLIST' IS FALL'S MOST DVRED NEW SHOW
NBC's freshman drama tops rivals, jumping 67 percent, with "Sleepy Hollow" and "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." following in second and third place.
NEXT GEN 2013: HOLLYWOOD'S NEW CLASS
Young and hungry? Yep! The intersection of ambition and intelligence happens here as The Hollywood Reporter names a new crop of 35 top executives, 35 and under.
RONAN FARROW ON QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS PATERNITY: 'DON'T YOU FEEL LIKE A QUALITY JOURNALIST?'
In his first interview since his MSNBC show was announced, the 25-year-old government insider and author tells THR about his plans to "shake things up" at the progressive network, his "Hammer pants" phase and his family's celebrity: "Being under the microscope means I was never given any slack."
ROUNDTABLE: GEORGE CLOONEY AND 6 TOP WRITERS ON AWFUL AGENT ADVICE AND THE ACCURACY POLICE
Superstar scribes Clooney, Grant Heslov, Julie Delpy, Nicole Holofcener, John Ridley, Danny Strong and Jonas Cuaron reveal to THR the secrets of how they work, the public figures they really want to write about and how Janet Jackson's breast impacted their work.
IMAX'S GREG FOSTER ON 'GRAVITY'S' APPEAL, CHINA AND 'HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE'
The large-format czar talks about the next international push and why Warner Bros. is the St. Louis Cardinals of entertainment.
60 HOLLYWOOD NAMES WHO GAVE MONEY TO UNSEAT MITCH MCCONNELL
When DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg launched a full-court press to defeat the Kentucky Republican Senator, these names answered the call to give.