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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Ariana Grande did something really smart a couple of nights ago on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show." Instead of singing one of pre-fabbed songs from...
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EXCLUSIVE The Famed Friars Club on East 55th St. is in hot, hot water. Their controversial president, Bruce Charet, has been sued for sexual harassment...
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UPDATE SEPTEMBER 26TH: "Perfect Illusion" is now number 40 and falling. What a strange turn of events. A new single should be forthcoming. Sept 21:...
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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's relationship began with a hit movie, "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." It ended with a flop, "By the Sea." If anyone should...
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For almost 60 years, Liz Taylor's affair with Eddie Fisher and his divorce from Debbie Reynolds has been considered the template, the gold standard,...
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If you're watching the excellent investigation of the Jon Benet Ramsey murder on CBS tonight, here's a little "Six Degrees of..." scenario. There's a...

The Emmy Awards were a lot of fun last night for a few people. They scored their lowest ratings ever-- 11.2 million. Even Jimmy...
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A record was broken on Broadway over the weekend. Bette Midler scored the best first day sales in Broadway history for her revival of "Hello,...

As you no doubt know, "The Good Wife" is coming back. Only, it will have a different title and start on CBS's digital service--...
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Nothing succeeds like success. On September 9th it was announced that Casey Affleck would direct his first feature, and now, ten days later, the...