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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So Sunday night on TV. No "Mad Men," "Downton Abbey," or "Homeland." The Yankees played this afternoon and beat the Marlins 7-0. CBS has "The...
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Today's New York Post has a nice story on party crashers. But they skim the surface, really. The Broadway- movie premiere circuit has a whole...
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The Roseland Ballroom is shutting down next month after 92 years. (I said 80 in a prior article. Sorry! 92 is the new 80!)...
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David Brenner--he died today at 78 from what's being reported as an aggressive cancer. His best pal was Joan Rivers. She tweeted: RIP...
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Prince-- the artist who is still called Prince-- must really like Zooey Deschanel. The enigmatic imp appeared recently on Zoey's sitcom, "New Girl." He...
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R&B star Chris Brown was arrested again this afternoon by LA County sheriffs. This guy cannot catch a break. PS he's Bieber's role model....
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EXCLUSIVE Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese's one hour rock and roll pilot set in the early 1970s? It will take three months to shoot,...
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Last night's "American Idol" moved to 9pm and died. The results show scored a 2.2 rating and 8.76 million total viewers. That's it, folks....
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Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky" is now a Broadway musical. Listen, it's a hit. There's no way around it. "Rocky" is a huge entertaining spectacle led...
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We may be getting ready to say goodbye to "American Idol." Last night's show, dreadful in many ways, was also extremely low rated. Total...