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MONDAY, Oct. 17
CAMPAIGN 2016-CLINTON CONCERT — Broadway and Hollywood stars including Julia Roberts, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew Broderick, Emily Blunt, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris and Helen Mirren are lending their voices to a fundraiser Monday night for Hillary Clinton. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 600 words by 11 p.m. Eds: Show begins at 8:30 p.m., photos.
TV-ELECTION NIGHT-COLBERT — Election Night, Stephen Colbert is moving to Showtime for a satirical look at the day’s events. UPCOMING: 120 words, photos.
TV-SNL-TRUMP — “Saturday Night Live” got big ratings — and a lot of heat — for having Donald Trump as a guest host last year. This year may be even better: a surly non-endorsement from the Republican candidate. By Television Writer David Bauder. UPCOMING: 500 words by 3 p.m., photos.
FILM-MOONLIGHT — A trio of actors play the same character, Chiron, in Barry Jenkins’ “Moonlight” across distant chapters in a young man’s life. They don’t share a scene together and didn’t properly meet until well after the film was finished, but they somehow add up to one of the fullest coming-of-age portraits in years. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT: 850 words, photos.
MUSIC-BETTE MIDLER — Bette Midler is going back to the beginning of her career — the divine beginning. The Grammy- and Emmy Award-winner is re-releasing a deluxe version of “The Divine Miss M.” By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT: 750 words, photos.
NETFLIX-ADDICTIVE ENOUGH? — Netflix’s U.S. subscriber growth has suffered ever since the company started a phased-in price increase earlier this year. The company is wagering that its huge investment in original programming will be enough to keep drawing and holding viewers; numbers due out Monday afternoon will show if that bet is paying off. By Michael Liedtke. UPCOMING: 600 words by 3 p.m., photo. Will incorporate EARNS-NETFLIX.
MOTOWN MUSEUM-EXPANSION — The Motown Museum in Detroit is planning a $50 million expansion that will include interactive exhibits, a performance theater and recording studios. SENT: 270 words, photos.
MUSIC-COUNTRY-MUSIC-HALL-OF-FAME — Country singer Randy Travis found his distinctive voice three years after a life-threatening stroke and sang “Amazing Grace” during his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday. By Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 485 words, photos.
OPERA-DON GIOVANNI HD GLANCE — British baritone Simon Keenlyside stars as Don Giovanni in Metropolitan Opera HD. By Mike Silverman. SENT: 400 words, photos.
ROMANIA-DRACULA’S CASTLE — Dracula’s castle will have overnight guests on Halloween, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvania fortress. The site’s actual name is Bran Castle, and two people will get to sleep there Oct. 31 thanks to a promotion by Airbnb. The guests will be wined and dined, then left alone to lie down in red velvet-trimmed coffins just as Dracula did in the Bram Stoker horror novel that popularized the legend. By Alison Mutler. SENT: 670 words, photos.
HARVARD-QUIRKY MUSEUM — The Peabody Museum at Harvard is undergoing some big changes as it turns 150 years old this month. By Philip Marcelo. SENT: 565 words, photos.
CUBA-FASHION — A small homegrown fashion industry is winning renown and an increasing share of Cubans’ limited clothing budget with simple but fun and stylish clothing produced on the island with natural fabrics and sold at competitive prices. By Andrea Rodriguez. SENT: 530 words, photos.
OIL PIPELINE-PROTESTS-JOURNALIST — “Democracy Now” reporter Amy Goodman plans to plead not guilty to a riot charge stemming from her coverage of a protest against the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. SENT: 130 words, photos. Will be updated.
BOOKS-SHIMON PERES — A book about Israel’s character and the “turning points” in its history that Nobel laureate Shimon Peres completed just weeks before he died will come out next spring. SENT: 125 words, photos.
TV-SESAME STREET-ELMO’S WORLD — Preschoolers can explore an updated version of Elmo’s World when the new season of “Sesame Street” debuts next year. SENT: 120 words, photos.
BOOKS-VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR — “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is now dining in digital. On Monday, Eric Carle’s picture book classic made its debut in electronic format, Penguin Young Readers told The Associated Press. The new edition includes an audio recording of Carle reading the narrative. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” first published in 1969, has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. SENT: 100 words.
BOOKS-DISNEY CEO — The chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company, Robert Iger, is working on a book about “leadership and management.” SENT: 90 words, photos.
PEOPLE-TONI BRAXTON — Toni Braxton says she has been released from a Cleveland hospital after being admitted for complications with her battle against lupus for the second time in a month. SENT: 110 words, photos.
NIGHTCLUB FIRE-MEMORIAL — Organizers of the effort to build a permanent memorial at the site of the Station nightclub fire in Rhode Island say they have achieved their $2 million fundraising goal. SENT: 130 words, photo.
BRITAIN-PHIL COLLINS — Singer Phil Collins announces comeback gigs for next summer. SENT: 125 words, photos.
TEXAS SHOOTING DOCUMENTARY — When Charles Whitman climbed to the observation deck of the University of Texas clock tower and opened fire, the first “mass shooting” in modern American history had begun. But no one called it that because it was a concept that hadn’t before been imagined. The new documentary “Tower” captures the carnage and confusion of the Texas tower shooting. By Will Weissert. UPCOMING Tuesday: 850 words by 9 a.m., photos.
THEATER-MANDY GONZALEZ — Mandy Gonzalez, a Broadway veteran of such shows as “Wicked,” ”Aida” and “In the Heights,” has replaced Renee Elise Goldsberry as Angelica Schuyler in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about Alexander Hamilton. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Tuesday: 730 words, photos, video.
GAMES-BATTLEFIELD — How do you make World War I fun? After nearly 15 years of creating video games about World War II, the Vietnam War and fictionalized modern-day military conflicts, the creators of the “Battlefield” series are going back — way back — with their latest installment set amid the brutal, century-old Great War. By Entertainment Writer Derrik J. Lang. UPCOMING Tuesday: 600 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-MOONLIGHT. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Monday: 650 words by 5 p.m., photos.
FILM REVIEW-KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING Tuesday: 650 words at 6 p.m., photos. (Embargoed by studio.)
FILM REVIEW-JACK REACHER: NEVER GO BACK. By Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen. UPCOMING Wednesday: 650 words by 6 p.m., photos. (Embargoed by studio.)
REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: “Inferno,” ”The Eagle.”
THEATER REVIEW-THE FRONT PAGE. By Drama Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Thursday: 500 words by 10 p.m., photos.
GAME REVIEW-SKYLANDERS IMAGINATORS — By Lou Kesten. UPCOMING Wednesday: 500 words, photo by noon.
BOOK REVIEW-LOVE FOR SALE, BY DAVID HADJU. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 400 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-IQ, BY JOE IDE. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. UPCOMING Tuesday: 385 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-THE BOY IS BACK, BY MEG CABOT. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. UPCOMING Tuesday: 290 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-THE OBSIDIAN CHAMBER, BY PRESTON & CHILD. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. UPCOMING Tuesday: 270 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-THE TOURIST, BY ROBERT DICKINSON. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. UPCOMING Tuesday: 270 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-THE TWELVE DOGS OF CHRISTMAS, BY DAVID ROSENFELT. Reviewed by Waka Tsunoda. UPCOMING Tuesday: 270 words, photos.
COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS:
HONG KONG— Benedict Cumberbatch talks about becoming a superhero for “Doctor Strange.”
LONDON— Sharlto Copely, Armie Hammer, Cillian Murphy and director Ben Wheatley close the London Film Festival with their film, “Free Fire.”
LONDON— Juicing guru Jason Vale talks about his first food book.
LONDON— Phil Collins makes a musical announcement.
LONDON— Ben Affleck brings “The Accountant” to London.
NEW YORK— Norah Jones talks about her new album.
LOS ANGELES— Rumer Willis is thankful for the support of her family.
LOS ANGELES— Social media stars give advice on gaining followers.
LONDON— Classical music group The Priests talk about their success and influences.
BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE:
NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Country Music Hall of Fame induction red carpet and ceremony.
SHANGHAI— Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton promote “Doctor Strange.”
NEW ORLEANS— Tom Cruise hosts a fan screening of his new action sequel, “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.”