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.
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"Mad Men" was so good tonight that I hate to point out the one big mistake at the start of the episode. Joan --...
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Tom Cruise is no longer living in box office oblivion. Despite so so reviews and a ComScore of B minus, Cruise had his biggest...

I do love it when smart Hollywood actors get a chance to make a film about life in Tinseltown. It's a little "inside" but...
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"General Hospital" hit a ratings high the week of April 7th-15th, finishing second in number of female viewers ages 18-49. The soap had over...
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with PAULA SCHWARTZ-- Last night's Tribeca Film Festival premiere of "In God We Trust" brought a pair of unexpected guests: Andrew Madoff and his...
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Frankly Alec Baldwin knows he's been upstaged in his Broadway return with Lyle Kessler's "Orphans." When I asked him at last night's after party...
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I don't get it. On Wednesday, "American Idol" did pretty well, with a 3.1 in the key demo. But last night the singing contest...

UPDATE: Matt Lauer got a one minute or less stand-up from West, Texas. Now we know why Lauer rhymes with "Glower." He looked like...
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"Oblivion" opens today in the US after hitting nearly every country in the world first. The reason for this was simple. As with some...

What can anyone say? Korean pop sensation Psy has the #1 video on YouTube. "Gentleman"  is over 191 million views now and should...