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


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The Nielsens will move Wednesday.

UPDATES with TV-MEGYN KELLY-NBC, PEOPLE-SAM HUNT, MUSIC-COACHELLA, PEOPLE-LESLIE-JONES, CASINO-TREY SONGZ, TV-KIM BURRELL-ELLEN SHOW, INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS-HOSTS, TRUMP-JOE SCARBOROUGH, HOLLYWOOD SIGN VANDALIZED, MIAMI SCIENCE MUSEUM, TOWER OF TERROR.

TUESDAY, JAN. 3

TV-MEGYN KELLY-NBC — Megyn Kelly, the Fox News star who’s had a contentious relationship with President-elect Donald Trump, said Tuesday that she’s leaving the network for NBC News, where she will host a daytime talk show, a weekend newsmagazine and contribute to breaking news coverage. By Television Writer David Bauder. SENT: 300 words, photos.

GEORGE LUCAS MUSEUM — For nearly a decade, George Lucas has wanted to build a museum to house his extensive personal art collection. After several false starts, the legendary filmmaker will decide later this month whether to base his museum in San Francisco or Los Angeles. The prize is big, and both cities want it badly. By Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

HOLLYWOOD SIGN VANDALIZED — Days after a prankster scaled a fence and altered the iconic Hollywood sign to read “HOLLYWeeD,” the agency that maintains and secures landmark said it will explore boosting security. SENT: 400 words, photos, video.

TRUMP-JOE SCARBOROUGH — MSNBC host Joe Scarborough says he met with President-elect Donald Trump during a New Year’s Eve party at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago estate in Florida, but didn’t attend the festivities. SENT: 130 words, photos.

MUSIC-COACHELLA — Beyonce is one of the headliners of the 2017 Coachella music festival — a first for the pop star. Festival producer Goldenvoice announced Tuesday that Beyonce, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar will headline the two-weekend festival in April in Indio, California. SENT: 115 words, photos.

PEOPLE-SAM HUNT — Country star Sam Hunt released a romantic new song apologizing to his longtime girlfriend, but she has accepted more than his apology. A representative for the “Break Up in a Small Town” singer confirmed Tuesday that Hunt and Hannah Lee Fowler are engaged. SENT: 100 words, photos.

PEOPLE-LESLIE JONES — Leslie Jones sees no excuse for giving a book deal to the far-right commentator and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who on Twitter last year so viciously harassed the “Saturday Night Live” and “Ghostbusters” star that he was banned from the social media site. SENT: 125 words, photos.

CASINO-TREY SONGZ — Singer-songwriter Trey Songz says he was recently ejected from the MGM National Harbor. SENT: 130 words, photos.

TV-KIM BURRELL-ELLEN SHOW — Singer Kim Burrell is off “Ellen” show after anti-gay sermon. SENT: 125 words, photos.

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS-HOSTS — Comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are headed from Broadway to the beach to co-host the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards. SENT: 125 words, photos.

PEOPLE-BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN-TRUMP —Bruce Springsteen is questioning whether President-elect Donald Trump is ready to take office. SENT: 125 words, photos.

TOWER OF TERROR — Disney’s Twilight Zone Tower of Terror has taken its final plunge before it gets a Marvel Studio makeover. SENT: 130 words.

PEOPLE-RYAN GOSLING-DEBBIE REYNOLDS — Ryan Gosling says the late Debbie Reynolds served as an “inspiration” to the cast and crew of “La La Land.” SENT: 115 words.

GERMANY-MEIN KAMPF — An annotated edition of “Mein Kampf,” Adolf Hitler’s notorious manifesto, has become a non-fiction best-seller in Germany. By Geir Moulson. SENT: 325 words, photos.

MIAMI SCIENCE MUSEUM — After a financial setback that threatened to halt construction, a new $305 million science museum is nearing completion along downtown Miami’s Biscayne Bay waterfront that officials say will be one of the most sophisticated in the nation. By Curt Anderson. SENT: 140 words; will be expanded. Photos

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OTHER STORIES:

CELEB BIRTHDAYS

SNOW ON CARS-SONG

TRAVEL-UTAH-DEER-VALLEY-SKIING

AUDIOBOOKS-TOP 10

IBOOKS-BOOKS-TOP 10

ITUNES-APPS-TOP 10

ITUNES-MOVIES-TOP 10

SPOTIFY-MOST STREAMED TRACKS

SPOTIFY-MOST VIRAL TRACKS

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UPCOMING:

FILM-ADAPTING FENCES — Denzel Washington had to tread carefully when he adapted August Wilson’s play “Fences” for the big screen, respecting the story — and it’s stifling, claustrophobic quality — but also making it cinematic. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Wednesday: 780 words, photos.

OPERA-DOMINGO-HD PREVIEW — Three things to know about Placido Domingo in Verdi’s “Nabucco,” which will show nationwide in theaters in HD this week. By Mike Silverman. UPCOMING Wednesday: 600 words, photos.

NIELSENS. UPCOMING Wednesday.

NIELSENS-RATINGS. UPCOMING Wednesday.

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REVIEWS:

FILM REVIEW-HIDDEN FIGURES. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 650 words by 5 p.m. Tuesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-I, DANIEL BLAKE. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 640 words by noon Wednesday, photos.

FILM REVIEW-TONI ERDMANN. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 650 words by noon Wednesday, photos.

FILM REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: “Patriot’s Day,” ”Live By Night,” ”The Comedian.”

BOOK REVIEW-THE LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD, BY DOUGLAS PRESTON. Reviewed by Kim Curtis. UPCOMING Wednesday: 350 words, photos.

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COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS:

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA — Tom Hanks and Natalie Portman are among the honorees at a Palm Springs gala.

ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE:

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA — Nicole Kidman talks about paying tribute to the late David Bowie.

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA — Janelle Monae and Amy Adams are among the fashionable honorees at a Palm Springs gala.

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA — Jane Lynch and Annette Bening remember Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

CELEBRITY EXTRA:

LOS ANGELES — Denzel Washington and Andrew Garfield define what success means to them.

LOS ANGELES — Celebrity trainer Lacey Stone gives fitness tips for beginners.

LOS ANGELES — Stars of “Fences” on Broadway talk about the ties that bind.

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