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.

UPDATE: Monday will see a big debate about Jay Z's announced forthcoming album-- and Samsung's giveaway of 1 million copies to their customers. Samsung...

UPDATE 6:45PM pacific: Jermaine Jackson just showed up. The wedding was set for 5pm. He missed it. Earlier: You have to love the Jackson family....

KEEP REFRESHING: "Star Wars: Clone Wars" just won a Daytime Emmy for animation. George Lucas and Carrie Fisher are there. No surprise. So they...

Queen Elizabeth's birthday awards this weekend went to a varied bunch. Ten time Oscar nominee Roger Deakins, a master cinematographer, was knighted with Commander...

I know the tabs and TMZ and Randy Jackson will be disappointed, but Paris Jackson will not be attending a family wedding in Encino...

MONDAY 12AM: The worldwide total is $197 mil all in since Thursday. Hats off to Warner Bros. They did it. SUNDAY...

Smokey Robinson is a gem. At Thursday night's star studded Songwriters Hall of Fame dinner he toasted Motown founder Berry Gordy with an acapella...

The box office for "Man of Steel" is going to be confusing. The Superman movie took in $12 million Thursday night at 7pm thanks...

What a night at the annual Songwriters Hall of Fame dinner in New York! It's the hottest music night in New York every year,...

UPDATE The divorce finally turned up in the Post as a prepared statement in Page Six on Friday morning. Meanwhile, the Hollywood Reporter, based...