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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A few weeks ago, everyone was complaining that "Tomorrowland" failed because it was original. Hah! Pixar's "Inside Out" is now the highest opening weekend ever-...
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Pixar's brilliant "Inside Out" debuted at number 1 last night, beating "Jurassic World" by $5 million. "Inside Out" took in a huge $34.2 million...
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Tony Bennett, ageless, and Lady Gaga, reinvented, took Radio City Music Hall last night for the first of four sold out shows. She had...
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Thanks to Billboard for reporting this story first: 16 of the 42 members of the nominating committee have been dismissed. Most or all of...
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Janet Jackson's album and world tour are on pace. This week she released a little video clip on Twitter of a potential new song....

Here's the video of this morning's interview with Brian Williams. It sums up at about 9:38. "I told stories that weren't true," Williams, now...
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Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, didn't think he'd be stuck in Albany on the night of his big fundraiser in the Plaza Hotel...

Today starts one week until Emmy Awards voting concludes on June 26th at 10pm. That's when all ballots are due in for nominations. I...
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This new message from Neil Young is intended to clear things up about his song, "Rockin in the Free World"...
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So much went on last night at the premiere of Alan Rickman's "A Little Chaos" including a reunion with Oscar winner Kate Winslet, former...