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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Lots of excitement yesterday. Footage of Jerry Lewis's "The Day The Clown Cried" surfaced on YouTube. People have short memories. This happened three years...
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It's getting time for the Kennedy Center Honors announcement. (Last year it was on July 15th.) It could come any time in the next...
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Prince's estate is about to party like it's 1999. Or actually, 1996. Taking a page from the Michael Jackson Estate playbook, the Prince estate's music...

Overnight tonight, "Orange is the New Black" returns to Netflix with 13 episodes. We saw the first one tonight at a cast screening and...
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Led Zeppelin is on trial right now for maybe copying some of "Stairway to Heaven" from another song. But the Zeps have bigger problems: they...
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There are new Grammy Award rules this morning, for better or worse. For the first time, artists can submit streaming-only entries. This is a...
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The great comic actress Ann Morgan Guilbert has died at age 87. She played Millie Helper, wife of Jerry, on "The Dick van Dyke...
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And now for something completely different: It should give up the Euro, introduce accountability,and hang Jean-Claude Juncker https://t.co/JtN3VwKPRi— John Cleese...
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Seth Meyers has banned Donald Trump from appearing on his show. It's because Trump has pulled the press credentials of the Washington Post. As...
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Henry McCullough died yesterday. He was 72 and mostly famous for playing with Paul McCartney and Wings in the early 70s. He was the...