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TV News Roundup: HBO Announces ‘Lovecraft Country’ Premiere Date

In today’s TV News Roundup, HBO announced the premiere date for “Lovecraft Country,” and Tubi announced it will add 30 seasons of Bob Ross’ “The Joy of Painting” to its streaming library. DATES HBO has announced its upcoming drama series “Lovecraft Country” will debut on Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. and be available to watch […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Carl Reiner, Bob Ross, Tubi, Lovecraft Country, Star Trek: Lower Decks, Lovecraft County


"Carl Reiner was Rob Petrie; the workplace experience and situations drew on his experience as a TV actor and then writer in the 1950s."

"But he couldn’t be Rob Petrie.... Van Dyke’s charisma and jack-in-the-box physical comedy as the recast lead gave Reiner a more telegenic avatar. Instead, Reiner became the star-within-a-show, the shouty, egotistic boss who kept Rob dancing on eggshells. The role would not make Reiner a household face. Just the opposite. In the early seasons of the show, Brady held court and berated his writers as shot from behind (or heard from offscreen), so viewers knew him mostly from the back of his bald (...
Tags: Comedy, Law, Rob, Seinfeld, Larry David, Dick Van Dyke, Brady, Reiner, Carl Reiner, George Steinbrenner, Ann Althouse, Rob Petrie, Rob Petrie Van Dyke, Lee Bear


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.
Tags: Cnn, Dick Van Dyke, Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner


"From 2013, Marc talks with Carl Reiner about his journey from writing to acting to directing, as well as his collaborative relationships with..."

"... Sid Ceasar, Dick Van Dyke, Steve Martin and, of course, Mel Brooks. Carl died on June 29, 2020 at age 98."Listen to that. I did. I'm in awe. What a life!By the way, it's spelled "Caesar." There's a whole story about Sid's recognition of Carl's ability to imitate James Mason, so I give you this: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Carl, Caesar, Marc, Sid, James Mason, Marc Maron, Carl Reiner, Ann Althouse, Sid Caesar, Sid Ceasar Dick Van Dyke Steve Martin, Mel Brooks Carl


"My" DICK VAN DYKE SHOW

In honor of my love for Carl Reiner, in July of 2015 I wrote a spec episode of THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW for this blog.  Today I thought I would reprise it.   I assume you all know the... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine


The Morning Watch: Every Job Homer Simpson Has Ever Had, Carl Reiner on ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien’ & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, take a look back at every single job Homer Simpson has ever had throughout the many seasons of The Simpsons. Plus, potential dramatic TV actress Emmy contenders like Jennifer Aniston, Zendaya, Reese Witherso...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Simpsons, Jennifer-Aniston, Helena-Bonham-Carter, Dick Van Dyke, Zendaya, Janelle Monae, Homecoming, Conan O Brien, Homer Simpson, Springfield, Carl-Reiner, Video Of The Day, Reese-Witherspoon, The-Simpsons


RIP Carl Reiner

Few people in my life have had a greater impact than Carl Reiner.   Not only am I a writer because of him; the style in which I write is because of him.   And he’s been on my mind... [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Carl Reiner, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine


Carl Reiner: Brooks, Van Dyke, Clooney and more remember US comedy 'giant'

Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, George Clooney and Russell Crowe praise the actor, who has died aged 98.
Tags: News, US, Russell Crowe, Carl Reiner, Brooks Van Dyke Clooney, Mel Brooks Dick Van Dyke George Clooney


Carl Reiner’s Last Interview

“The only thing that really matters in life is your progeny, the people who come after you, the people you send out to the world. They’re either toxic or nontoxic.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, People, Carl Reiner, 06.30.20


Carl Reiner tribute upcoming

Carl Reiner passed away at 98.  Tribute to follow once I dry my eyes. [Author: By Ken Levine]
Tags: Humor, Carl Reiner, Ken Levine, By Ken Levine


Mel Brooks Pays Tribute to Comedy Partner and Best Friend Carl Reiner

Comedy legend and The Dick Van Dyke Show creator Carl Reiner has passed away at98. His assistant Judy Nagy confirmed toVarietythat he died of natural causes on Monday night at his home in Beverly Hills. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Beverly Hills, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, TV News Desk, Judy Nagy


In Carl Reiner’s Final Interview, He Talked About His Career, Meeting Mel Brooks and God

The web series “Dispatches From Quarantine” — which has been chronicling the coronavirus quarantines of famous entertainers as they stay at home — featured what turned out to be Carl Reiner’s final interview. In it, the 98-year-old Reiner, who died Monday, talks about his love of comedy, meeting his wife and having kids, and creating […]
Tags: News, Mel Brooks, Reiner, Carl Reiner


Mel Brooks on His Best Friend Carl Reiner: ‘Nobody Could Do it Better’

Mel Brooks has paid an emotional tribute to his comedy partner and best friend Carl Reiner, who died Monday night at the age of 98. “Carl was a giant, unmatched in his contributions to entertainment,” Brooks said in a tweet. “He created comedy gems like ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ ‘The Jerk’ and ‘Where’s Poppa?’ […]
Tags: News, Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Brooks, Carl, Carl Reiner, Poppa


Carl Reiner, 98 years of funny

Carl Reiner's comedic instincts, appreciation for collective talent and abilities in a writers' room made him a legend, says Gene Seymour, and Reiner never stopped showing up to live what he described as the "best life possible."
Tags: Cnn, Reiner, Carl Reiner, Gene Seymour


'Carl Reiner was comedy genius': Jason Alexander, Jerry Seinfeld, Rob Reiner pay tribute

Carl Reiner died Monday night at 98. Comedians and actors alike took to social media to pay tribute, including Jerry Seinfeld and son Rob Reiner.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Jerry Seinfeld, Usa Today, Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner, Jason Alexander Jerry Seinfeld Rob Reiner


'Carl Reiner was comedy genius': Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, more pay tribute

Carl Reiner died Monday night at 98. Comedians and actors alike took to social media to pay tribute, including Mel Brooks and son Rob Reiner.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Mel Brooks, Rob Reiner, Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks Jerry Seinfeld Jason Alexander


Coronavirus, Afghanistan, Carl Reiner: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Tags: News, Carl Reiner


George Clooney, William Shatner and More Pay Tribute To Carl Reiner After His Death

Tributes to the late comedic legend continue to pour in.
Tags: Religion, Carl Reiner, George Clooney William Shatner


Where to Stream Carl Reiner's Best TV Shows and Movies

Reiner, the creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and director of acclaimed comedies with Steve Martin and others, excelled at spotlighting the unique comic gifts of his collaborators.
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Steve Martin, Dick Van Dyke, Carl, Reiner, Carl Reiner, Comedy and Humor


Carl Reiner Knew TV Like the Back of His Head

With his creation “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” the comedy legend created a self-referential masterpiece and wrote himself a memorable supporting role.
Tags: Television, News, Dick Van Dyke, Carl, Reiner, Carl Reiner, The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Program


What if your boss acted like this?

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "There was no sense of 'Team America' in the conversations...It was like the United States had disappeared. It was always 'Just me'." — an anonymous Trump administration official, describing Trump's phone calls with foreign leaders, according to a CNN report. WHAT'S HAPPENING The European Union officially banned US visitors. American citizens are barred until the US controls its COVID-19 o...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Hong Kong, Putin, White House, China, US, America, Trends, Bank Of America, European Union, Cnn, United States, Taliban, New York Times, Hugh Jackman


Remembering Carl Reiner: His best quotes on show business, eulogies, friend Mel Brooks

Carl Reiner offered plenty of quotable gems to USA TODAY, on matters both hilarious and serious, over the years. Here are some highlights.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner


Carl Reiner's signature performance

Carl Reiner was a man of many talents: A writer and performer on Sid Caesar's legendary "Your Show of Shows," Mel Brooks' sidekick on the party-gag-turned-hit-album "The 2000 Year Old Man," a gifted emcee, an author, and a director, including multiple collaborations with Steve Martin on films like "The Jerk" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid."
Tags: News, Stories, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar


Carl Reiner's a signature performance

Carl Reiner was a man of many talents: A writer and performer on Sid Caesar's legendary "Your Show of Shows," Mel Brooks' sidekick on the party-gag-turned-hit-album "The 2000 Year Old Man," a gifted emcee, an author, and a director, including multiple collaborations with Steve Martin on films like "The Jerk" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid."
Tags: News, Stories, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar


'The Dick Van Dyke Show' remains a signature achievement in Carl Reiner's long list of them

Carl Reiner signature achievement remains "The Dick Van Dyke Show," the pioneering comedy series that accounted for many of Reiner's dozen Emmys, and thanks to reruns, retrospectives and the occasional primetime special, never seems to go away.
Tags: Cnn, Dick Van Dyke, Reiner, Carl Reiner


Analysis: The signature achievement in Carl Reiner's long list of them

Carl Reiner was a man of many talents: A writer and performer on Sid Caesar's legendary "Your Show of Shows," Mel Brooks' sidekick on the party-gag-turned-hit-album "The 2000 Year Old Man," a gifted emcee, an author, and a director, including multiple collaborations with Steve Martin on films like "The Jerk" and "Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid."
Tags: News, Stories, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar


Veteran comedian and 'Dick Van Dyke Show' star Carl Reiner dies at 98

Carl Reiner, the veteran comedian, actor and director known for starring in "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and the "Ocean's" films, has died.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner


Carl Reiner, 98

Mr. Reiner gained a national following in the 1950s as a brilliant straight man opposite Sid Caesar on influential TV comedy programs, directed movies that launched Steve Martin’s film career in the 1970s and 1980s, and played an aging con man in the popular “Oceans 11” movie franchise of the 2000s starring George Clooney and Brad Pitt. – Washington Post
Tags: Art, People, Steve Martin, George Clooney, Reiner, Carl Reiner, Sid Caesar, 06.30.20