Taking the temperature of pop culture -- We rate the hottest and coldest in entertainment

100F A lion, gay cowboys, and a trio of geishas rock the box office — before Kong demolishes it.

80F ”Comeback kid” Mariah Carey scores eight Grammy noms. All is forgiv…most is forgiven.

60F Vera Farmiga wins Best Actress from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. That’s Farmiga: F-a-r-m-i-g-a.

40F UPN gets first-ever nomination from the Golden Globes for Everybody Hates Chris

20F …but Arrested Development gets zilch. Hey, there’s always next year if Showtime steps in and saves it.

0F Viewers say nope to the Pope. ABC’s and CBS’ JPII biopics flounder in ratings. Is that sacrilege?