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.

Georgina Chapman is Mrs. Harvey Weinstein to you. She is also the phenomenally successful designer of the Marchesa line of gowns and dresses that...

The poor old former Jerry Lewis telethon for Muscular Dystrophy: it's been reduced now to two hours on ABC on September 1st. Gone...
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We are just four days from the opening of "World War Z"-- and it played great last night at the Ziegfeld premiere. Following a...

Pink Floyd, a long time hold out, has finally come to Spotify. On Friday, Pink Floyd allowed "Wish You Were Here" onto the streaming...
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So here it is. According to my sources, Soundscan will not count the 1 million copies of Jay Z's new album, "Magna Carta Holy...

I just came home from lunch with two irascible  legends, Lauren Bacall and Vanessa Redgrave. And now I need a nap. (A picture I...
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"Mad Men" ended last night with music over the closing credits. It was "Porpoise Song" by The Monkees. Never a hit, "Porpoise Song" was...

The trailer for Martin Scorsese's "Wolf of Wall Street" is here. It looks like a 'legal' "Goodfellas"-- meaning, people who aren't criminals acting like...

"Mad Men" just ended. The big news is that Bob Benson was revealed, I won't say how yet. Suffice to say that thanks to...

UPDATE: Monday will see a big debate about Jay Z's announced forthcoming album-- and Samsung's giveaway of 1 million copies to their customers. Samsung...