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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It was a little wild outside the Ziegfeld Theater last night. There were so many people outside when I arrived that I...

Ed Koch died this morning, he was 88 years old. I have the honor of getting one of his last, contentious emails. He...
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Beyonce sang The Star Spangled Banner today for reporters in New Orleans. She explained about her inaugural debacle. But as I said the...

Wow! I am really fascinated by Merv Adelson, the man behind "Dallas" and "Knots Landing," and who was briefly the husband of Barbara...
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Exclusive: one of the many things we learned last night at the premiere of Netflix's wonderful first "TV series" called "House of Cards": "Rampart"...
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Before the week gets away from us: last weekend, Pete Townshend received the Les Paul Award in Anaheim, California. Julia Fordham performed, Paul McCartney...
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Barbra Streisand is coming to the Oscars. She's singing. Imagine a show with Barbra, Adele, and Jennifer Hudson all performing. Holy cow. This will...
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Justin Timberlake's first album in six years, "The 20/20 Experience," is coming on March 19th. I told you about Timberlake's new album last fall...
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As the Oscar voting goes into high gear, some people are wondering whether "Argo" is the Best Picture of the Year or the Most...