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's not bad enough that Mary Richardson Kennedy, wife of Robert Kennedy Jr.. committed suicide. Now we have Laurence Leamer in Newsweek and the...
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The Tony Awards were great, and all the people who won are no doubt grateful. But many of them are leaving before the audience...
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This year's Tony Awards seemed to be as much about showcasing the future of Broadway as rewarding the people who long deserved some kudos....
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In a battle over which title was harder to type over and over, "Madagascar 3" trounced "Prometheus" at the box office this weekend. Even...

Madonna knows how to get publicity, and she's using all the tricks in her book. On  stage in Istanbul  this week, she purposely bared...
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Tonight's Tony Awards on CBS may turn out to be a big ratings winner. For once, the Tonys have clear sailing all night with...
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It's sci-fi vs. cartoons this weekend. Last night, Ridley Scott's "Prometheus" finished in the number 1 spot with $21.4 million. That's exactly $1 million...
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Saturday--June 9th -James Franco is flying up to New York from New Orleans, where he's shooting at least one movie. He and performance artist...

Sunday night is going to be a fight for the remote control and the DVR in certain demographic households. At 8pm the Tony Awards...
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Despite the fact that he's under supermarket tabloid siege, John Travolta made a public appearance last night. He turned up at the AFI tribute...