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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS — Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad" and a graphic novel by Rep. John Lewis are among the finalists Wednesday night for the National Book Awards. By National Writer Hillel Italie. UPCOMING: 700 words by 11 p.m., photos.
GIFT GUIDE-FILM — Actors and directors give creative tips on what they would give the film buff in their life this holiday season. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING: 500 words by 2 p.m., photos.
MUSIC-ALICIA KEYS — When listening to Alicia Keys' new album, the piano prodigy and Grammy-winning singer wants you to do one thing: "I expect your face to be very scrunched up when you listen to this album." Her latest, "Here," is her first album in four years and she ditches catchy hooks and slick beats to offer songs about social justice, women's struggles and more. By Music Writer Mesfin Fekadu. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 5 p.m.
MUSIC-TOP 10 HALLELUJAHS — The late Leonard Cohen's epic cult classic "Hallelujah" has been covered more than 300 times since he first recorded it in 1984. Take our guided tour of the Top 10 versions. By Leanne Italie. SENT: 940 words, photos.
MUSIC-TY HERNDON — Two years after coming out publicly as a gay man, country singer Ty Herndon is revealing much more about his lifelong struggle for acceptance in a new album that he hopes everyone can relate to. "House on Fire" features love songs that are gender neutral, a moving title track about feeling shamed inside the church and hopeful anthems for love. By Kristin M. Hall. SENT: 540 words, photos, video.
BOOKS-Q&A-ANNA KENDRICK — Anna Kendrick shares essays, anecdotes and musings in her new book, "Scrappy Little Nobody." By Alicia Rancilio. UPCOMING: 550 words by 3 p.m., photos.
IRANIAN STREET ARTIST — A giant mural by an Iranian artist making his U.S. debut is turning heads in one of Boston's busiest areas. By Mark Pratt. SENT: 520 words, photos.
PEOPLE-CARRIE FISHER-HARRISON FORD — Carrie Fisher has revealed that Princess Leia's romance with Han Solo in "Star Wars" extended off-screen, as well. Fisher tells People magazine that she enjoyed an "intense" affair with co-star Harrison Ford during the filming of the 1977 blockbuster. SENT: 125 words, photos.
FILM-BLEED FOR THIS-MILES TELLER — After a few high-profile flops, Miles Teller gets back in the ring with his most adult role to date as Vinny "The Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza in Ben Younger's "Bleed for This." By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. UPCOMING Thursday: 700 words by 2 p.m., photos.
FILM REVIEW-THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Monday: 660 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-FANTASTIC BEASTS. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT Tuesday: 680 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-MANCHESTER BY THE SEA. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Tuesday: 680 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-BLEED FOR THIS. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. UPCOMING: 650 words by 11 a.m. Wednesday, photos.
MOVIE REVIEWS PLANNED FOR NEXT WEEK: MOANA, ALLIED, RULES DON'T APPLY, LION.
MUSIC REVIEW-STING. By Scott Stroud. SENT Monday: 200 words.
MUSIC REVIEW-MARTHA WAINWRIGHT. By Steven Wine. SENT Monday: 200 words.
MUSIC REVIEW-MAJOR STARS. By Jake O'Connell. SENT Monday: 260 words.
MUSIC REVIEW-MIRANDA LAMBERT. By Kristin M. Hall. SENT Wednesday: 315 words, photos.
MUSIC REVIEW-A TRIBE CALLED QUEST. By Jake O'Connell. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-DNCE. By Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-JANE SIBERRY. By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-HIGHLY SUSPECT. By Mark Kennedy. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words by 5 p.m.
MUSIC REVIEW-PINK MARTINI. By Pablo Gorondi. UPCOMING Friday: 250 words by 5 p.m.
THEATER REVIEW-NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812. By Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy. SENT Monday: 550 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-NO MAN'S LAND, BY DAVID BALDACCI. Reviewed by Waka Tsunoda. SENT Monday: 315 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-NIGHT SCHOOL, BY LEE CHILD. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Monday: 200 words.
BOOK REVIEW-RAY&JOAN, BY LISA NAPOLI. Reviewed by Ann Levin. SENT Monday: 400 words, photos.
BOOK REVIEW-SCRAPPY LITTLE NOBODY, BY ANNA KENDRICK. Reviewed by Lincee Ray. SENT Tuesday: 250 words.
BOOK REVIEW-CITY ON EDGE BY STEFANIE PINTOFF. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Tuesday: 230 words.
COMING UP ON ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS:
LONDON— Bataclan memorial concert includes performances by Maximo Park, Zoe Alexander, Fran Healy and Gaz Coombs.
TBD— Jeremy Clarkson's crashed car "display" to promote "The Grand Tour."
LAS VEGAS— Joss Favela and Manuel Medrano rehearse for the Latin Grammy Awards.
LOS ANGELES— Stars attend Capitol Records' 75th-anniversary gala.
LONDON— David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike talk about shooting "A United Kingdom" in Botswana.
NEW YORK— Jared Padalecki talks about his popular TV series "Supernatural."
NEW YORK— Kelly Bishop talks about the "Gilmour Girls" revival on Netflix.
LONDON— Louisa Johnson discusses her relationship with social media.
NEW YORK — Jennifer Holliday talks about how the song "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" still resonates.
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE — Country musicians talk about tour bus accidents.
ENTERTAINMENT DAILY NEWS BROADCAST VIDEO ALREADY AVAILABLE:
NEW YORK— Steven Spielberg and Aaron Eckhart are among the celebrities gathering at the Museum of Modern Art to honor Tom Hanks.
LOS ANGELES— AFI Fest continues with the premiere of "La La Land" starring Emma Stone.
LOS ANGELES— Jessica Chastain and Gugu Mbatha-Raw discuss the political drama "Miss Sloane."