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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Seven years after the death of the great Ed Bradley, "60 Minutes" is adding a new black correspondent. Bill Whitaker, veteran journalist, will be...
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It's all in a day's work over at the New York Post. Their Jeane MacIntosh liked my Lady Gaga story from yesterday so much,...
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Mel Gibson has a defender in Allison Hope Weiner, writing for Deadline.com. Weiner says it's time to forgive and forget Gibson's anti-Semitic, alcoholic, homophobic...
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Yikes! Prospect Park Productions -- Jeff Kwatinetz's company-- has quite a list of creditors in their bankruptcy petition. This includes everyone...

Neil Young's Pono is upon us. The great rock star is raising $800K on Kickstarter for an October 2014 launch of his Pono...
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EXCLUSIVE Don't get me wrong: I like Lady Gaga and her parents. But celebrities probably shouldn't start charitable foundations. Now the latest federal tax...

It's not funny but it's on "Funny or Die." President Barack Obama appears in a "Funny or Die" video with Zack Galifiankis for the...
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It's Tuesday morning. In a few hours we'll get the box office number from last night. Since Friday, Wes Anderson's gem of a film,...
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It was only a matter of time. Prospect Park, the company that licensed then killed "All My Children" and "One Life to Live," has...
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I'm not a big follower of "How I Met Your Mother." I do know the end is near, and that there's been a lot...