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MONDAY, May 13
OBIT-DORIS DAY _ Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in ’60s films, has died, her foundation says. SENT: 1,200 words, photos. Will be updated.
TV-BIG BANG THEORY-FUTURE SITCOMS _ The end of “The Big Bang Theory” means the beginning of a familiar debate: Is the traditional sitcom, complete with laugh track, a thing of the past? By Television Writer Lynn Elber. SENT: 920 words, photos.
TV-NEW SEASON-FOX _ Coverage of Fox’s announcement of its 2019 Fall prime-time lineup, including the network’s presentation to ad buyers. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. UPCOMING: 500 words, photo. With: TV-New Season-Fox-Schedule.
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERY _ Actress Felicity Huffman is set to plead guilty Monday to participating in the college admissions bribery scheme. By Alanna Durkin Richer. SENT: 450 words, photos. Will be updated after 2:30 p.m. hearing.
TV-COBRA KAI _ Ralph Macchio resumes popular “Karate Kid” character decades later for “Cobra Kai” series on YouTube Premium. By Alicia Rancilio. UPCOMING: 550 words, photos.
TV-JESSICA HECHT _ Actress Jessica Hecht, best known for her supporting roles in “Friends” and “Breaking Bad” and her theater work, says playing the mother of a gay son with cerebral palsy in Netflix’s “Special” has added new life to her career. By Entertainment Writer Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 2 p.m.
MUSIC-WOODSTOCK 50 _ A court holds a hearing in a dispute between organizers of the Woodstock 50 festival and their former financial partner as the two sides clash over money, control and even whether the anniversary will go on. UPCOMING.
BOOKS-LINDSEY VONN _ Lindsey Vonn, the retired alpine skiing champion, is ready to look back. Vonn’s memoir, “Rise: My Story,” will come next year, Dey Street Books announced Monday. SENT: 125 words, photos.
BRITAIN-TELEVISION AWARDS _ Sharp-edged spy thriller “Killing Eve” won three major trophies at the British Academy Television Awards, including best drama series. Jodie Comer was named best actress for her performance as ruthless assassin Villanelle. She beat co-star Sandra Oh, who plays Villanelle’s secret-agent nemesis Eve. SENT: 125 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-JOHN WICK 3. By AP Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Friday: 700 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR _ By AP Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 6 p.m. Film stills.
FILM REVIEW-THE SOUVENIR _ By AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 5 p.m. Film Stills.
MUSIC REVIEW-THE NATIONAL _ Reviewed by AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING: 400 words, photo.
BOOK REVIEW-IF SHE WAKES _ Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. UPCOMING Tuesday: 400 words.
BOOK REVIEW-THE THIN EDGE _ Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. UPCOMING Tuesday: 400 words.
BOOK REVIEW-MAMA’S BOY. Reviewed by Tracee M. Herbaugh. UPCOMING Monday: 420 words, photo.