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.

Harry Shearer has been with "The Simpsons" since Day 1, 27 years ago, when the comic series was part of "The Tracy Ullman Show."...

Ted Danson used to play Sam Malone, the guy who never loses. Now Danson will movie his "CSI" character over to "CSI: Cyber" with...
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Paris Jackson is back on Twitter. It will be two years ago on June 4th that Michael Jackson's then 15 year old daughter posted...
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I learned a lot at the premiere lunch and dinner on Monday for a lovely film called "I'll See You in My Dreams" which...

Don't get excited. I enjoy "NCIS" reruns as much as the next guy. The CBS colossus will go on forever, like "Bonanza" or "Dallas."...
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A lot going on today: "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time" won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Play. The...
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"American Idol" is over. Fox announced this morning that next spring will mark its final season. It's no surprise. Ratings have been in decline...

Mad Men's penultimate episode was actually, I think, the final episode. Don completed a circle, and let a kid that reminded him of himself...
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Maybe you've already started watching "Grace and Frankie" on Netflix. The first two episodes are rocky, but set up the premise: in wealthy San...
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Prince has released his "Baltimore" song and it's pretty interesting. For one thing, the very catchy refrain is "If there ain't no justice/there ain't...