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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The ratings are in for last night. The Kennedy Center Honors pulled in 7 million viewers, almost none of whom weren't on breathing machines...
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At last, a connection has been made that's been in the works for 30 years. Bono and his group U2 are going to get...
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I've read a lot of lists in the last week. Some are pretty straightforward. Some make no sense at all. But these, I think,...
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The final weekend grosses for the Justin Bieber movie "Believe" were much lower than what I reported earlier. "Believe" didn't even make $4.3 mil--...
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The Christmas box office race: winner was "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug," which has a tidy $190 million in the bank domestically. It's nothing...
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Bruce Springsteen had "high hopes" for his album of that name, due from Sony on January 14th. But someone evidently uploaded it onto amazon.com...
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UPDATE SUNDAY 12NOON: Open Road didn't turn in numbers for the weekend after all. But estimates are that "Believe" came in around $4.3 million...
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I remember when A&E stood for "Arts & Entertainment." Now it's "Asshats & Egos." The modern day Beverly Hillbillies have won a staring...
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School's out so there's no excuse. Justin Bieber's beliebers have not shown up at the cineplex for him. His "Believe" movie opened on Wednesday....
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie continue to put their money where they say it will go. Their Jolie-Pitt Foundation donated just under $1million in...