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.

PBS isn't doing much to promote their "Memphis Soul" show tonight-- so let me do it. It's running at 8pm on most PBS channels....

Rumors of Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne splitting or living separately have been rampant in the last couple of weeks. Now Ozzy has posted this...
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Here are some exclusive updates on Cannes 2013: Sources say Steven Spielberg's yacht has left Ft. Lauderdale and set sea for the Cote d'Azur....

Robert Downey, Jr. is promoting "Iron Man 3" and giving interviews with good quotes. In GQ, he got a little expansive. Downey told the...

The "Dallas" reboot ended with a whimper, an in joke about Victoria Principal and the answer to who killed JR Ewing. Principal said some...

I told you last December,when Steve and Maureen van Zandt premiered the Rascals show "Once Upon A Dream" in Port Chester, New York at...

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this afternoon, overshadowed of course by the Boston Marathon explosions. Many of the usual suspects won, including the New...

It's always sad when a show doesn't make it on Broadway, even if it was not very good. "Breakfast at Tiffany's" with "Game of...

Whenever I write about Sharon Stone and amFAR, there's trouble. Three years ago I wrote about amFAR unceremoniously ditching Stone as auctioneer and star...

On "The Young and the Restless," Katherine Chancellor has survived just about everything-- a philandering husband, alcoholism, many kidnappings, business reversals, etc. But her...