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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Lin-Manuel Miranda? You may know his name from "In the Heights." But starting this morning you will know him as the genius behind a...
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Of all the good, bad and questionable moments last night on "SNL40," my favorite was Miley Cyrus. This girl can saing. She could give...
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Lesley Gore has died at the age of 68 from cancer. It's a shock because we see her in New York all the time...
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Missing: most of the Season 6 cast that was hired by producer Jean Doumanian and then fired at the end of the season. That...
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"SNL40" is a lot like a high school reunion. If you went off to become popular and successful, you're back. But if things got...
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Last night. Paul McCartney's set list (thanks to Setlist.fm) included a couple of rarities. One was "Every Night" the magnificent song from his "McCartney"...
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SPOILERS Just as President Obama is asking Congress for permission to declare war on ISIS, another Isis is about to buy the farm. The...
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"Fifty Shades of Grey" tortured fans to the tune of $81 million this weekend. By the end of President's Day weekend tomorrow night, the...
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What a crowd, what a night, what a set: Paul McCartney and his band played a two hour set of mostly Beatles songs and...
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with updates The Writers Guild gave awards out tonight, although it's unclear what they mean since "Selma" and "Birdman" weren't nominated. But the Adapted...