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.

Justin Timberlake is having charitable problems His registered 501c3, the Justin Timberlake Foundation, has a zero balance. Three years ago it had $160,000. Even...
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"American Idol" auditions head to Baton Rouge, Louisiana now, with more fake fireworks planned among the judges. As everyone knows by now, in Charlotte,...
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You want press for your nominees list? Release it at 4pm. You want to hide it and keep it out of newspapers, let alone...
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It was probably just a coincidence that President Obama mentioned Abraham Lincoln during the debate Thursday night. But when the 90 minute slugfest was...
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Sean Connery is still angry that he was replaced by Roger Moore as James Bond years ago. He's the only one of the actors...
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Fox News is still the leading cable news network in the ratings. But something's happening, a very decided shift to MSNBC among the key...
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You may be aware that Apple jettisoned Google's beautiful maps for a new app of their own--an app of maps that turned into mishaps....
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Wow! Mumford & Sons' "Babel" sold 600,000 copies last week. It won the number 1 slot on the charts, handily beating new releases by...

Yes, this is a frightening picture. But it's really of John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. They're making a Christmas album and donating some of...
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Little Steven van Zandt is doing the impossible! He's reuniting the Rascals, the original Rascals, for a theatrical show. "Once Upon A Dream" will...