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Carl Reiner, longtime comedy legend, dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades’ worth of credits — including “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and “The 2000-Year-Old Man” — showcased a ready wit and a generous spirit, has died, his son, director Rob Reiner, announced in a tweet.

‘Hamilton’ at home: Disney+ gives fans a front-row seat worth waiting for

After conquering the stage in every way imaginable, “Hamilton” moves to the screen — just not the one originally intended. Premiering on Disney+, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical beautifully survives the transfer process, with a few minor hiccups. Some will lament not seeing the movie in theaters, but given its length and the goodwill generated for Disney’s streaming service, the studio hasn’t thrown away its shot.

BET and Daytime Emmys preview at-home awards shows to come

The show must go on, and the Daytime Emmys and BET Awards both did with virtual at-home presentations over the weekend. Those telecasts provided additional clarity about the form award shows will take in the near future — a passable if imperfect solution to the logistics of the coronavirus pandemic, with obvious drawbacks but some notable strengths.

See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards, which honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports, are being presented Sunday night.

See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards, which honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports, are being presented Sunday night.