Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.

Word is breaking that Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg have cancelled their annual pre Oscar lunch this Saturday.  Los Angeles is about to...
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There were as many losers as winners during the Olympics this month. But the real loser may have been "American Idol." Back on February...
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EXCLUSIVE: I told you first back on February 16th that Warren Beatty's "Howard Hughes" movie was in per-production. Since then have come some unofficial...

Just when we thought the White House was cutting back on screenings, now this: President Obama is sponsoring a film...
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The incredibly greedy Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation is at it again. And this time they may have painted themselves into a...
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It's just about time for "The Night Before," the annual celebrity event for the Motion Picture Televison Fund, at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Big...
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Jimmy Fallon is putting out about 200% every night on The Tonight Show. In his seventh show, last night, Fallon did another musical number--...
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Ronan Farrow's debut on MSNBC on Monday was a ratings disaster, but that's not all. Farrow, despite his show business lineage, came off today--...
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It's never too soon for more Bruce Springsteen releases. His new album, "High Hopes," is just a few weeks old. But on April 19th,...
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The last time "Late Night" got numbers as big as they got last night, Michael Jackson was on trial in California. George W. Bush...