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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I told you some weeks ago that Whitney Houston would get a memorial CBS special. Well, it's just been announced officially. Jennifer Hudson and...
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Andy Williams has died. The clean cut, handsome entertainer was best known for his hit version of "Moon River," for hosting a variety show,...
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You wondered all summer: was "Call Me Maybe" a one hit wonder for Carly Rae Jepsen? Well, actually she had one other single, a...
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Exclusive: Adele's theme song for the new James Bond film, "Skyfall," written by Adele and a collaborator (probably Paul Epworth), is classic 007 in...
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Lee Daniels' "The Butler" will be distributed by the Weinstein Company next Christmas 2013. With an all star cast of Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker,...

Yes it is some kind of historic moment. Julia Louis Dreyfus made Emmy Awards record books last night when she won Best Actress for...
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The one standing ovation in the Nokia Theater last night was spontaneous--and it was for Michael J. Fox. Anyone who knows anyone with Parkinson's...
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So who turned up at the Emmys last night? None other than newly minted Academy Award show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron. They...
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James Gandolfini is a happy man, I can report. He came to HBO's big gala last night with not one but two wives. Yes,...
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What an Emmy night: lots of upsets, starting with "Mad Men" getting nothing. I am starting a class action suit this morning. (Just kidding.)...