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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Now that the coroner has revealed Cory Monteith's cause of death-- heroin overdose with alcohol--there will be a lot of questions. What kind of...
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Jay Z reached his own Holy Grail: his "Magna Carta" album sold 528,802 copies and debuts this week at number 1. That amount is...

UPDATE: "Glee" star Cory Monteith died of a mixture of heroin, drug toxicity and alcohol according to the Vancouver coroner. Barb McLintock of...

"Kinky Boots" as a movie was so-so in the U.S. But now thanks to Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein, it's a Tony Award winning...
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The first single from Sting's new album, "The Last Ship," is released today officially on iTunes. "Practical Arrangement" has been on You Tube for...
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If Randy Travis survives everything he's been though the country superstar will have enough material for five albums. Let's pray that he makes it....
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There's a lot of speculation about that will happen on "Glee" now that Cory Monteith is gone. But fans and those who don't know...
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I told you back on May 21st that Jenny McCarthy was being considered for "The View." Over the weekend I was told the deal...
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On Aaron Sorkin's much improved "The Newsroom," Occupy Wall Street is in its nascent planning stages. The show picks up in Season 2 in summer...
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"The Killing Season," in which John Travolta tries out a ridiculous Serbian accent, was dead on arrival this weekend at the box office. Robert...