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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22
TV-EMMYS-CARL REINER — Ask 12-time Emmy Award winner Carl Reiner how it feels to be nominated again, and he fires back a wisecrack. “I’m impressed with myself,” says the 96-year-old creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show.” UPCOMING: 800 words by 2 p.m., photos, video.
BRITAIN-IDRIS ELBA — Idris Elba has denied he will be the next James Bond, days after he tweeted a selfie and wrote “my name’s Elba, Idris Elba.” SENT: 125 words, photos.
BLACK GIRLS ROCK AWARDS — Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell and Judith Jamison are among the recipients of the 2018 Black Girls Rock awards. Queen Latifah will host the show, which will be taped Sunday at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. SENT: 125 words, photos.
SINGER ARRESTED — Grammy-winning country music star Gretchen Wilson has been arrested at a Connecticut airport after what was described as a minor disturbance on an incoming flight. Wilson has been charged with breach of peace. SENT: 130 words, photos.
SINGAPORE-KEVIN KWAN — Singapore’s government says the author of the book that inspired the hit film “Crazy Rich Asians” failed to register for national service as required. SENT: 300 words, photo.
TOP GUN SEQUEL-VIRGINIA — The U.S. Navy says a sequel to the 1986 blockbuster “Top Gun” is filming this week aboard a Norfolk-based aircraft carrier. SENT: 100 words.
ICELAND-OBIT-LAZYTOWN ACTOR — Icelandic actor Stefan Karl Stefansson, who played villain Robbie Rotten in the children’s TV series “LazyTown,” has died of cancer. He was 43. SENT: 140 words.
FILM REVIEW-PAPILLON. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 700 words by Wednesday at 6 p.m., photos.
FILM REVIEW-THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 550 words by Wednesday at 5 p.m., photos.
MUSIC REVIEW-GILBERT O’SULLVAN. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. SENT Tuesday: 340 words, photos.
MUSIC REVIEW-NEIL & LIAM FINN. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-MURDER BY DEATH. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-OLAFUR ARNALDS. Reviewed by Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-LEMON TWIGS. Reviewed by Chris Weber. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-RYAN CULWELL. Reviewed by Scott Stroud. UPCOMING Wednesday: 250 words, photos by 5 p.m.
BOOK REVIEW-SWIFT VENGEANCE, BY T. JEFFERSON PARKER. Reviewed by Bruce DeSilva. SENT Tuesday: 390 words.
BOOK REVIEW-THE LINE THAT HELD US, BY DAVID JOY. Reviewed by Bruce DeSilva. SENT Tuesday: 370 words.
BOOK REVIEW-THE OTHER WOMAN, BY SANDIE JONES. Reviewed by Oline H. Cogdill. SENT Tuesday: 350 words, photo.