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 all numbers tonight with Paul Simon. Today he turns 77 years old. The first time he appeared on "Saturday Night Live" he was just...
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What happened to Damien Chazelle's "First Man"? There so much enthusiasm for it in Venice and Toronto. I still think it's a terrific film,...
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Many. many moons ago Sting co-starred with Melanie Griffith in a Mike Figgis classic called "Stormy Monday." If you've never seen it, it holds...
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Prime time ratings for Thursday night were a little shocking, especially for NBC. Prime time TV ratings last night on all of NBC and some...
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Flashback to January's MusiCares after party at the New York Hilton this past January. Fleetwood Mac had just been honored and played a bunch...
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How thrilled and proud I am: Sam Moore went to Washington DC yesterday with the RIAA...
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Just as "First Man" is opening on Friday comes news from its world: Lois Driggs Cannon Aldrin, the third wife of astronaut Buzz Aldrin,...
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I guess now we know why Lena Dunham and creative partner Jenni Konner went their separate ways a few months ago. The pair knew that...
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We finally got to a year with two big musicals-- "A Star is Born" and "Bohemian Rhapsody." So will they be deemed Comedy/Musical by...
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I can't keep myself from plunging back into Elvis Costello's "Look Now," picking out favorite tracks and trying the ones that didn't immediately hit...