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.

Remember Oksana Grigorieva? Mel Gibson's infamous ex and baby mama has a new album coming out on June 4th. The first single is called...

"American Idol" would love these ratings. NBC's "The Voice" scored a whopping 4.9 Monday night in the key age demo. The singing contest also...
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The dust has settled a little bit on the NBC Late Night Wars. Jimmy Fallon takes over for Jay Leno around March 1st, 2014....

This is sad news: "Hands on a Hardbody," a really fine musical that just opened, is closing on Saturday. Starring Keith Carradine, "Hardbody" is...

EXCLUSIVE I told you ten months ago that Barbra Streisand would direct her first film in 16 years. It was called "Skinny and...

BY PAULA SCHWARTZ -- Alan Alda, who most people still think of as Hawkeye Pierce from the television series M*A*S*H on CBS for a...
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"Mad Men" just finished up its two hour premiere of Season 6. By Monday afternoon we'll know many people watched. Was it the biggest...
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This is just about as weird as it gets. I've just been sent a copy of an invite to top Scientology couple Anne...
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It always intrigues me how the major studios keep shielding new Tom Cruise from bad or poor reviews. The latest, "Oblivion" will open here...
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Imagine my surprise Saturday night when I stepped off the Amtrak train from Boston to New York in Penn Station. There, standing nose to...