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.

The Emmy ratings last night got a huge boost from the NFL. The spillover from the football game to the Emmy telecast gave the...

Sunday night in Britain: "Downton Abbey" returned for Season 4 with a huge 9.5 rating, up almost a million viewers from the UK season...
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Fans of "Arrested Development" take note: "Mad Men" star John Slattery will return for more episodes of "Arrested Development" in its next season on...
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We all have our favorite shows. If you read this column you know my mine is "Mad Men."  So I'm happy to confirm what...

The biggest surprise at the 2013 Emmy Awards: that Jeff Daniels vaulted over Bryan Cranston, Jon Hamm and Damian Lewis to win Best Actor...

"Soul Man" Sam Moore (who turns 78 next month) and his late parter Dave Prater were an integral part of the Memphis music sound...

The Emmy Awards begin shortly, keep refreshing and checking this site for new stories. The winners should be "Breaking Bad" for Best Drama and...
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The Emmy Awards have walked right into their own scandal. Adam Klugman, son of the late Jack Klugman, is furious that his father isn't...

The very intense thriller "Prisoners" took in $7 million last night. It's headed for a $20 mi opening weekend, which ain't bad. Hugh Jackman...

Part-- not all-- of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's 2012 finances have been published. I say part because the HFPA pulled a neat trick....