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.

Jon Stewart appeared last night on Bassem Youseff's TV show in Cairo, Egypt. This may actually bring peace to the middle East. An American...
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UPDATE SUNDAY MORNING 10:55AM: The weekend total looks like it will be somewhere between $65mil and $68mil, which is just amazing considering what struggles...

TVLand returned to its first run schedule on Wednesday night and it was bad news. Their linchpin show, "Hot in Cleveland," scored low numbers....

Friday evening: Paula Deen was fired by the Food Network for using the 'n' word and admitting to social behavior that was never tolerable,...

Getting ready for the Oscars? They're a long way away, you know, an extra two weeks in the schedule because of the March 2,...

There will never be the hoped for "Sopranos" reunion movie now. Sadly, it can't happen ever as the star, James Gandolfini, is gone. But...

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (only claim to fame: her father was OJ Simpson' s lawyer and best friend) have taken the wrong direction...
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Roland Emmerich's "White House Down" screened on both coasts tonight. It premieres next Tuesday but the damage may have been done. While critics are...

Just got back from screening of "White House Down" and learned the union dispute between Prospect Park and IATSE has been resolved. "All My...

EXCLUSIVE: One of our favorite people is Joey "Pants" Pantoliano. He played Ralph Cifaretto for two seasons on "The Sopranos," from 2001-2004, 23 episodes...