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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Last night between 8 and 10pm people watched a lot of TV. But the show they watched the least was "The X Factor." Simon...
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Monty Python will begin its reunion tour on July 1, 2014. I am told by sources that will be just the beginning. The...
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UPDATE Wednesday night, 10PM EST: When the members of Monty Python hold a press conference Thursday in London, they will likely just say they're...
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Here's the companion piece video to "Gravity" made by Jonas Cuaron, son of director Alfonso. It's called "Aningaaq" and could be nominated as a...
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Jay Z's Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation was a little stingy last year about giving scholarships to students. The Foundation took in $968,300 in donations...
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Monday night at the legendary Apollo Theater: dozens of singers, musicians, and actors poured into Apollo for the premiere of Kasi Lemmons' "Black Nativity,"...
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Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg have each donated $10 million to the Motion Picture Academy. The Academy has now raised half of the $300...
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Well, it's not the edge of glory, but it's all we've got. Lady Gaga's "ARTPOP" album came in at number 1 with 260,000 copies...
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It's a busy morning in the teen pop world. Justin Bieber had the number one spot on iTunes for one whole day with his...
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I'll have what they had. The Rolling Stones and Monty Python, each groups of old mostly British men, are making announcements this morning about...