Tuesday, August 20, 2019

MixedTimes - Entertainment

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre

The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure.

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case

The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following theKaty Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and takenLed Zeppelin’s side in thelong-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s anthem “Stairway to Heaven” against the publishers of the earlier song “Taurus”by Spirit.

'Tonight Show' comedian Kip Addotta dead at 75

ComedianKip Addotta, who frequently appeared on "The Tonight Show," has died. His family posted on Facebook but did not provide details on his death. He was 75.

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' hit with hefty fine for using emergency alert tones

Alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" episode earlier this year to poke fun at a presidentialalert test that occurred last year cost ABC $395,000 in fines, the Federal Communications Commission said in a Thursday statement announcing a handful of settlements with television networks.

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