Dean’s Entertainment Report 8.28.20

Bob Sirott
J.K. Rowling

FILE – In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, author J.K. Rowling poses for photographers upon her arrival at the premiere of the film ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’, in London. JK Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children and families stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The “Harry Potter” author said Tuesday May 26, 2020, that she wrote the fairy tale for her children as a bedtime story over a decade ago. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Dean WGN’s Entertainment Reporter Dean Richards joined the Bob Sirott Show for his daily update on the latest from Hollywood. He talked music that’s trending from the Republican National Convention. Elton John, Leonard Cohen and Tori Kelly all had music played during the convention without permission. JK Rowling has returned an RFK award after transgender identity remarks. Dean also discusses Liam Payne’s engagement and things to watch this weekend.


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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)
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