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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Neil Young is pulling off his music off of streaming services, presumably all of them including Spotify and Apple Music. He says it's not...
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The new Kennedy Center Honors show will be more rock and pop, and pitched to the release of the new "Star Wars" movie. David Rubenstein,...
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Jeez Louise. David O. Russell has released the first trailer for "Joy." And guess what? Jennifer Lawrence already has that Oscar look in her...
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Robin Thicke, Pharrell, and co. wanted a new trial over the "Blurred Lines" fiasco. But a judge has ruled that's not happening. "Blurred Lines"...
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I think most people know actor Norman Lloyd from his run on "St. Elsewhere" as wise Dr. Auschlander, who ran the hospital. Lloyd's credits...
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Joseph C. Phillips played Denise's husband on the Cosby Show. He was Cliff Huxtable's son in law. Now in a blogpost self-published, Phillips...
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Jimmy Fallon is back. His story of what happened to him -- Ring Avulsion-- is pretty harrowing. He tripped on a rug at home,...
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update: click on Janet's name below for an update. Janet Jackson's new record company may be losing sleep over her first release for BMG...
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Who knew? So honored. Flattered, even. In the name of Xenu, I am thrilled to report that @Showbiz411 has been blocked from following or...
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I just got the message that Michael Masser has died at age 74. What a shame. He was as big and important a songwriter...