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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I reported on June 22nd that a top level People magazine insider said the magazine "would never" pay anything like $1 million for photographs...
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"One Life to Live" has posted its highest ratings since 2008 according to ratings site, www.tybythenumbers. "One Life to Live" is now ABC's...
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One of this week's most oft picked up pr lines from a magazine article came from Health. Health, owned by Time Inc, featured Kelly...
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The UK Guardian reports that the first US arrest in the Murdoch hacking scandal has happened. James Desborough, who won awards in Britain for...
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EXCLUSIVE: Jerry Lewis--the Hollywood legend--has been kicked to the curb by the Muscular Dystrophy Association. After 45 years, he's out as their public face,...
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Woody Allen is going wide again. "Midnight in Paris" will hit $50 mil domestically either tonight or tomorrow. To celebrate, on Friday Sony Pictures...
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Remember the rained out fiasco of a concert that the Black Eyed Peas were supposed to do in Central Park? Well, it's back on....
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There's been a lot of speculation about why James Franco's art installation in New York was shut down last week. His "High Low/Rob Lowe"...
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It's a mess at CBS's "The Talk," the struggling replacement for "As the World Turns." What's going on backstage is worse than a soap...

The Toronto Film Festival just announced more galas and premieres to add to the already existing, exhausting line up. Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard...