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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"American Idol" continued its descent into death spiral last night. The show fell to 8.3 million total viewers, with a 1.9 in the key...
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Billy Joel made his first late night talk show appearance in about 17 years last night on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. This...
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The Sting- Paul Simon show is not over. Simon is set join Sting at the annual Rainforest Foundation concert-- this is the 25th anniversary--...
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Alec Baldwin didn't help the ratings of "Law & Order: SVU." In fact he probably hurt them. Although NBC heavily promoted Baldwin as guest star...
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Is there a hell? Is there some kind of punishment for real evil? There'd better be. In the last day and a half, both...

Well, I am surprised. Even though I laughed out loud at the 1992 animated "Aladdin" with Robin Williams, I didn't think I wanted to...
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The best film seen at last fall's Toronto Film Fest was John Carney's "Can a Song Save Your Life?" Now for some reason it's...
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Is everyone going west in the final season of "Mad Men"? The new trailer for the first part of the last season certainly makes...
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I don't write about the Real Housewives of anything. I've never seen one second of any of their shows and I'm now starting now....
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The other members of the Rolling Stones offered these quotes today about the death of L'Wren Scott and the cancellation of their Australian...