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WEDNESDAY, JULY 15
TV-DENIS LEARY — Denis Leary is a musical has-been on the make in his new comedy, "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," which premieres Thursday on FX. UPCOMING: 800 words by 10 a.m., photos.
ESPY AWARDS-CAITLYN JENNER — Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPY Awards, where the year's top athletes and sports moments are honored. Before coming out as a transgender woman earlier this year, she was known as Bruce Jenner, the 1976 Olympic decathlon champion. By Beth Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos from 8 p.m. telecast.
CHRIS BROWN-HOME INVASION — Police say three armed men in masks forced their way into the Los Angeles home of Chris Brown, locked a female relative of the singer in a closet and then ransacked the place. SENT: 130 words. Will be updated.
BRITAIN-NICK CAVE'S SON — The 15-year-old son of Australian singer Nick Cave has died after falling from a cliff on England's south coast. SENT: 125 words.
BRITAIN-ONE DIRECTION — One Direction fans have reacted with dismay to a report that band member Louis Tomlinson is to become a father. SENT: 130 words, photos.
PEOPLE-JUDD APATOW-COSBY — Judd Apatow isn't wavering on his criticism of comedian Bill Cosby, who's been accused of sexual misconduct by more than two dozen women over four decades. By John Carucci. SENT: 390 words, photos.
NICK LACHEY-MARIJUANA INVESTMENT — Ohio resident and former boy band star Nick Lachey is among five investors in one of 10 marijuana grow centers that would be created across the state under a proposed ballot issue. SENT: 130 words.
OPERA-THE WRECKERS — Leon Botstein brings Ethel Smyth's opera back from obscurity at Bard College. By Mike Silverman. SENT: 800 words, photos.
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK-WATCH — The inaugural New York Men's Fashion Week runs Tuesday through Thursday. By Jocelyn Noveck and Leanne Italie. UPCOMING: 600 words by 5 p.m., photos.
VINYL RECORDS-RECYCLING — An entrepreneur transforms vinyl records into jewelry, clocks, wall art and other novelties, with the perk of keeping a little more trash out of the environment along the way. By Joseph Frederick. SENT: 490 words, photos, video.
TV-RYAN SEACREST — Ryan Seacrest's new game show, "Knock Knock Live," premieres July 21 on Fox. Seacrest will stay put in an L.A. studio while a team of helpers like Kellie Pickler or Ross Mathews ambush unsuspecting people across the U.S. at their front doors, offering a chance to win prizes. By Alicia Rancilio. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2 p.m., photos.
TV-KIDS CHOICE SPORTS — The "Kids' Choice Sports" awards show is adding a tribute to America's new soccer superstars. SENT: 120 words, photos.
CRAFTS-ADULT COLORING BOOKS — Adult coloring books are giving Harper Lee a run for the money on best-seller lists this summer. By Beth J. Harpaz. UPCOMING by 2 p.m.: 600 words, photos.
PEOPLE-JJ WATT — It's no secret that Jennifer Aniston has long been J.J. Watt's celebrity crush. The Houston Texans star had just never connected with her — until now. By Sports Writer Beth Harris. SENT: 290 words.
BRITAIN-BBC — Stars including Daniel Craig and Judi Dench are urging the British government to protect the BBC, as the publicly funded broadcaster faces budget cuts and political pressure for its ambitions to be curbed. SENT: 130 words.
ITALY-VERDI LETTERS — A home for retired musicians created by composer Giuseppe Verdi has secured of a cache of his joking and sometimes off-color correspondence with an Italian count for the bargain price of 120,000 euros. SENT: 125 WORDS.
GERMANY-DIRECTOR'S SKULL — Authorities say the skull of the director of 1920s silent vampire classic "Nosferatu" has been stolen from his grave in Germany. SENT: 125 words.
CAMBODIA-TYCOON ATTACKS ACTRESS — Cambodian tycoon's attack on actress is caught on video, prompts uproar and calls for justice. By Sopheng Cheang and Jocelyn Gecker. SENT: 500 words.
EMMY NOMINATIONS — Diversity should be in greater evidence than in years past when the 67th annual Primetime Emmy nominations are announced Thursday. By Television Writer Lynn Elber. UPCOMING Thursday: 400 words by 1 a.m., with up to 800 words later in the day, photos, video. Developing from 11:30 a.m. nominations announcements.
EMMY NOMINATIONS — THE LATEST — Running updates from the Emmy Award nominations, including top nominees and reactions. UPCOMING Thursday: Up to 1,000 words, developing from 11:30 a.m. nominations announcement, photos.
EMMY NOMINATIONS-LIST — A list of nominees in major categories. UPCOMING Thursday: 400 words by 1 p.m., photos.
NEW YORK FASHION WEEK-WATCH — The inaugural New York Men's Fashion Week runs Tuesday through Thursday. By Jocelyn Noveck and Leanne Italie. UPCOMING Thursday: 600 words by 5 p.m., photos.
FILM REVIEW-ANT-MAN. By Film Writer Jake Coyle. SENT Monday: 690 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-TRAINWRECK. By Film Writer Lindsey Bahr. SENT Tuesday: 690 words, photos.
FILM REVIEW-IRRATIONAL MAN. By National Writer Jocelyn Noveck. SENT Tuesday: 690 words, photos.
THEATER REVIEW-AMAZING GRACE. By Jennifer Farrar. UPCOMING Thursday: 500 words by 10 p.m., photos.
BOOK REVIEW-ARMADA, BY ERNEST CLINE. Reviewed by Jeff Ayers. SENT Monday: 200 words.
LONDON — Conrad Sewell talks about the success of "Firestone."
NEW YORK — Elaine Hendrix talks about the new FX series "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."
NEW YORK — Mary Badham, star of the film adaption of "To Kill a Mockingbird," reads from Harper Lee's new novel, "Go Set a Watchman."
NEW YORK — Amy Schumer premieres the new comedy "Trainwreck."
FILE — A judge trims "Blurred Lines" song dispute verdict to $5.3 million.
NEW YORK — Judd Apatow continues criticism of Bill Cosby.
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