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Around the Remote: Ethan Hawke takes on role of legendary abolitionist John Brown

“The Good Lord Bird” – Ethan Hawke shines in this rollicking seven-part limited series based on James McBride’s 2013 National Book Award winner. Hawke plays legendary abolitionist John Brown in a story told, with humor and imagination from the point-of-view of a fictional, cross-dressing slave boy nicknamed “Onion”.

Stream on Demand: ‘The Boys in the Band’ moves from stage to screen

Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Matt Bomer star in "The Boys in the Band" (2020, R), a new revival of the groundbreaking 1968 play about the lives of gay friends in the era before Stonewall, AIDS and acceptance. Joe Mantello, who directed the Broadway revival, brings it to the screen with his stage ensemble.

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Influencers behaving badly: Mexico kicks them out of ruins

MEXICO CITY — Archaeological authorities in Mexico said Tuesday they kicked some cast members of a popular local “Jersey Shore”-style reality show out of the Mayan ruins of Uxmal after they behaved "immaturely" and refused to wear masks or follow social distancing rules.

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Around the remote: ‘DWTS’ takes a fresh step with Tyra Banks as host

DON’T MISS: “Dancing With the Stars” – After 28 sequin-studded and spray-tanned seasons, the popular ballroom competition is getting a makeover. So extend a warm welcome to new host Tyra Banks and rookie judge Derek Hough. The latter brings an impressive resume that features six mirrorball trophies. Of course, the cast is filled with fresh faces, as well. It includes animal activist Carole Baskin, who gained fame in the wild and crazy documentary series “Tiger King,” and Kaitlyn Bristowe, best known for being a leading lady on “The Bachelorette.” Other notables are Backstreet Boys singer AJ McLean, rapper Nelly, actress Anne Heche and former Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir. (8 p.m. Monday, ABC).

Around the Remote: Pandemic pushes VMAs out of the arena

DON’T MISS: 2020 MTV Video Music Awards – Keke Palmer is our host for the 37th annual trophy bash, which honors the year’s best, most creative music videos. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the VMAs won’t be held in a single jam-packed arena.

Review: ‘Boys State’ offers insight into next generation of leaders

Three summers ago in Austin, a thousand or so rising high school seniors participating in a mock legislature for youth leaders made national headlines, voting to secede from the Union. It was, of course, a toothless vote made during an annual gathering known as Boys State.

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Baseball - 4 p.m.: MLB, Boston at NY Mets (Fox 28)

Around the Remote: Olympians share post-Games struggles in new documentary

If not for the pandemic, many of us would be in front of our TVs this week and riveted to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. This compelling documentary, narrated by legendary swimmer Michael Phelps, explores the mental health challenges that many world-class athletes confront in their quest for Olympic glory.