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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REM is over. The influential pop band, and one of my personal favorites, has called it a day. Well, 31 years. Remember the Beatles...
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Surprise! Simon Cowell has a brother. His name is Tony Cowell, and he's cashing in on the "X Factor." It's actually amazing we haven't...
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I can't believe it's taken this long, but Steven Spielberg is finally getting the Producers Guild Award. It's an honorary prize named after legendary...
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Country star Vince Gill and rock star Sting teamed up at the Hammerstein Ballroom last night to help CMT Crossroads celebrate its 10th anniversary...
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The action at Doyle's on Tuesday afternoon was the auction of memorabilia and personal items from the late Elaine Kaufman and her 47 year...
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Ok, this is above and beyond: Rosie O'Donnell's Rosie's Theater Kids is now actively supporting a New York City public school with financial assistance...
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You may be wondering, what's happened to "30 Rock"? Even though Alec Baldwin is hosting the premiere of "Saturday Night Live," the witty much...
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Surprise! If you didn't know it already, Lady Gaga can sing. On Tony Bennett's "Duets II" album, Stefani Germanotta leads off with Tony on...
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2011 Emmys: Leah Sydney reports that the HBO party at the Pacific Design Center "is always the best, classiest, celeb filled of the night. HBO/Time...
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The Emmy Awards are over, thank goodness. "Mad Men," "Modern Family," and "Downton Abbey" won the series awards. But the biggest surprises were Steve...