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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Taylor Swift Kennedy--er, not yet exactly-- set a record last week. She sold the second highest number of digital singles so far, and the...

Michael Strahan was on our short list at number 2 back on July 4th. Two hours ago I said he was still in the...
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Exclusive: Singer Josh Groban is not in the running to be Kelly Ripa's cohost. Insiders say he hasn't been contacted at all despite his...
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The SAG Lifetime Achievement Award is going to... Dick van Dyke. Yes, you're right: it was only last January when the SAG Lifetime Achievement...
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Exclusive: Oscar nominated actor James Franco--who's already directed a bunch of short films and a couple of indie features-- is making a big leap....
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Anything can happen, and I am hedging my bets, but: as I wrote several weeks ago, Seth Meyers is still the leading candidate to...
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The Michael Jackson music catalog, known as MiJac, has been moved to Sony-ATV from Warner Chappell. In layman's terms: this is a blow to...
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Casting directors don't get Oscars, Tonys, or Emmys. So they have their own awards--called Artios. They're given out on October 29th. COMPLETE LIST OF NOMINEES...
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EXCLUSIVE: Rosie  O'Donnell had a real and serious heart attack last week.  She just blogged about it on www.rosie.com.  Rosie nearly died from...
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Ready for entertainment at the Democratic National Convention? It's been so hard to book acts for either Democratic or Republican gatherings that prices for...