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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Uh-oh. Justin Bieber cried his eyes out on the VMAs. He released two singles this year (one of which he's not even sure how...
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It doesn't sound very exciting. But Leonardo diCaprio is going to produce a movie for Paramount about the current Volkswagen diesel scandal. I think...
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If tonight's Democratic debate seems boring, there's good -- if stealth-- counter programming. PBS is offering a one hour special tribute to Mary Tyler...
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I don't know where to begin with Marlo Thomas. First, she opens tonight in Joe DiPietro's comedy "Clever Little Lies" at the Westside Theater....
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Today Sam Moore celebrates his 80th birthday. The legendary singer of pop and R&B hits was one half of the great Atlantic/Stax Records duo...
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Janet Jackson was all but written off for several years until this past summer. Now this week her new album "Unbreakable" debuts at number 1...
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The absurdity of guns in our culture was finally addressed last night by "Saturday Night Live." After thousands of deaths thanks to crazy public...
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The long -- and I do mean loooong-- financial soap opera involving Sony Music and Michael Jackson may finally be coming to an end. Michael's...
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Mike Nichols has been gone since last November 20th. Even though friends gathered at Campbell's funeral parlor (lots of celebs) there's never been a...
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Weekend box office: "Steve Jobs" filled every single seat where it played this weekend, and then some. In its four locations, Danny Boyle's Universal...