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BC-US--AP Entertainment Digest,2nd Ld-Writethru, US

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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UPDATES WITH SEXUAL HARASSMENT-KEILLOR, TRUMP-PLAYBOY PLAYMATE

FRIDAY, FEB. 16

OSCAR HOSTS — The bad, the good and the none — a chunky text look at memorable Oscar hosts like Whoopi Goldberg, Bob Hope and Ellen Degeneres, as well as some notorious shows that bombed. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 970 words, photos.

OSCARS-PRESENTERS — “Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman, “Girls Trip” breakout Tiffany Haddish, “Lady Bird” author Greta Gerwig and “The Big Sick” co-writer and actor Kumail Nanjiani are set to appear at the 90th annual Academy Awards. SENT: 120 words, photos.

FILM-BLACK PANTHER-WOMEN — “Black Panther” stars Danai Gurira and Letitia Wright talk about the diverse female characters in the upcoming blockbuster and why it is important for girls to see women on screen being everything from warriors to scientists. By Lindsey Bahr. SENT: 575 words, photos.

FILM-BLACK PANTHER-FASHION — Fans excited about “Black Panther” talk about their Wakanda-inspired attire on the film’s opening night. By John Carucci and Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 660 words, photos, video.

BLACK PANTHER-BOX OFFICE — “Black Panther” is well on its way to a record-making weekend at the North American box office. SENT: 120 words, photos.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT-KEILLOR — The person who first accused the creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” of inappropriate conduct with a female employee was a disgruntled male staffer who spoke up after he was fired from the show last summer, according to a report published Friday. SENT: 400 words, photos.

SEXUAL MISCONDUCT-PETER MARTINS — A two-month investigation has found no verifiable sexual harassment or physical abuse by former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins. SENT: 130 words, photos.

NBA ALL-STAR GAME-KENDRICK LAMAR — Kendrick Lamar is set to perform Friday night in Los Angeles as part of the NBA All-Star pre-game festivities. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING: 500 words, photos.

TRUMP-PLAYBOY PLAYMATE — President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the Year beginning in 2006, showing the woman his wife’s bedroom in Trump Tower and bringing her to his private bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel, according to the woman’s eight-page, handwritten account of the relationship obtained by The New Yorker magazine. By Jake Pearson and Jeff Horwitz. SENT: 530 words, photos.

SCHOOL SHOOTING-KIMMEL — Jimmy Kimmel blames President Donald Trump, Congress for school shooting. SENT: 215 words, photos, video.

MUSIC-JANELLE MONAE — Janelle Monae’s trailer for her new album and film will get a boost when it airs in theaters ahead of “Black Panther” on Friday. SENT: 120 words, photos.

PEOPLE-SOLANGE — Solange Knowles is getting another honor — this one from the Harvard Foundation. The singer, songwriter and artist has been named the foundation’s artist of the year, and is set to accept the accolade on March 3. SENT: 125 words, photos.

ARMCHAIR OLYMPICS — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics. By Media Writer David Bauder. SENT: 600 words, photos. Will be updated.

PORGY AND BESS-RESTORATION— A fully restored edition of an enduring American opera emerges at a time when its racial and social themes are as relevant as the era in which it premiered. The long-in-the-works “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” gets a test-drive Saturday in Michigan on the road to a planned, official debut in 2020 by the Metropolitan Opera in New York. By Jeff Karoub. SENT: 830 words, photos.

BRITAIN-BOOKER PRIZE — Organizers of the Man Booker Prize for fiction are marking the award’s 50th anniversary by choosing an overall champion from past winners. SENT: 125 words.

BOOKS-NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC — National Geographic launches imprint for children’s fiction. SENT: 110 words, photos.

OTHER STORIES:

PHONY CONCERT BOOKINGS-CHARGES

HASBRO-POWER RANGERS

THEATER LETTERS LIVE

BRITAIN-VAN GOGH

BRITAIN-LONDON FASHION WEEK

HAWAII-ELVIS HOTEL PROTESTS

BOTANICAL GARDEN-FEMALE PRESIDENT

NORMAN ROCKWELL BLOWBACK

CHINESE BLACKFACE SKETCH

NASCAR-FOX-DRIVER LINEUP

TOP 20 CONCERT TOURS

ITUNES-MUSIC-TOP 10

NEWS SHOWS

UPCOMING:

CINEMATOGRAPHERS AWARDS — The American Society of Cinematographers presents its 32nd annual awards in Los Angeles. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Saturday: 500 words, photos. Developing from ceremony beginning at 11 p.m. ET. Will file overnight.

BLACK HISTORY-HISTORY OF HBCUS — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation’s historically black colleges and universities. He wrote, directed and produced “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities,” which is getting its national broadcast debut through the PBS series “Independent Lens” on Feb. 19. By Deepti Hajela. UPCOMING Saturday: 600 words and photos.

FILM-BOX OFFICE — Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” is expected to a ride a wave of excitement and ecstatic reviews to a debut north of $150 million at the North American box office. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Sunday: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos.

REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-NOSTALGIA By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Tuesday: 700 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-THE PARTY. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Wednesday: 525 words, photos.

FILM REVIEW-LOVELESS. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Wednesday: 675 words by Wednesday at 6 p.m. Photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-I’M WITH HER. By Lindsay Tanner. SENT Tuesday: 250 words, photos.

MUSIC REVIEW-BLACK PANTHER. By Melanie Sims. SENT Wednesday: 420 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-ALL THE PIECES MATTER: THE INSIDE STORY OF THE WIRE, BY JONATHAN ABRAMS. Reviewed by Jerry Harkavy. SENT Monday: 600 words.

BOOK REVIEW-THE PHILOSOPHER’S FLIGHT, BY TOM MILLER. Reviewed by Kim Curtis. SENT Tuesday: 300 words, photos.

BOOK REVIEW-POISON, BY JOHN LESCROART. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Tuesday: 300 words, photos.

VIDEO:

COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS:

LOS ANGELES— DJ Khaled, Garcelle Beauvais, Chris Paul react to the Florida school shooting.

LOS ANGELES— Maluma discusses new upcoming F.A.M.E. tour.

LONDON— “Strike” stars Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger on the darker twists and turns of new episodes of “Career of Evil.”

LONDON— Retirement takes a twist for Imelda Staunton and Celia Imrie in “Finding Your Feet.”

BERLIN— Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska attend a press conference to talk about their western “Damsel.”

JOHANNESBURG— Stars walk the red carpet in South Africa for “Black Panther.”

BERLIN— Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska walk the red carpet for their movie “Damsel.”

NEW YORK— Veena Sud, the show runner behind “The Killing,” has a new crime drama for Netflix.

BERLIN— Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy and Patricia Clarkson attend the Berlin premiere of “The Bookshop.”

LOS ANGELES— At age 50, Jason Gould has finally released his first full-length album.

COMING UP ON CELEBRITY EXTRA:

LONDON— Celebrity photographer Dave Hogan explains how he ended up in the job.

LOS ANGELES— “Black Panther” star Forest Whitaker began his commitment to Africa with a research trip to Uganda while prepping for “Last King of Scotland.”

LOS ANGELES — Michael B. Jordan was inspired to direct his first film by friend and “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler.

BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE:

LOS ANGELES— DJ Khalid, Garcelle Beauvais and the child actors from “This is Us‘” attend the Rookie USA Fashion Show.

NASHVILLE— Fans of “Black Panther” were treated like royalty at a VIP event in Nashville where the new movie had its first public showings.

NEW YORK— New York fans celebrate opening of “Black Panther” in style.

LOS ANGELES— Awards-season contenders reveal the movie that inspired them to get into show business.

BEIJING/TAIPEI— People in China and Taiwan mark the Lunar New Year.

JAKARTA/SYDNEY— Hundreds of people gather at Jakarta’s Dharma Bhakti temple to mark the lunar New Year.

SELANGOR— On the eve of lunar New Year, thousands of Malaysians and tourists celebrate with prayers and worship at the Dong Zen Temple in Selangor.

HONG KONG— Crowds gathered at Hong Kong’s Wong Tai Sin temple Thursday night to celebrate the upcoming lunar New Year.

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