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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No one ever took the People's Choice Awards. But they were always a ratings getter. Last year they were way up over 2013. The...
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Folks, I have been out of pocket all day on a personal matter. Let me clear something up. I did not misquote Phylicia...
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I am very dismayed by the attacks I'm seeing on Phylicia Rashad. She spoke to me reluctantly, and did not want to become part...
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EXCLUSIVE It was just happenstance: I ran into Tony winner Phylicia Rashad today at Paramount's super elegant lunch for the movie "Selma" at the...
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The National Board of Review will give its Best Picture award tonight to JC Chandor's Sidney Lumet-like thriller "A Most Violent Year," a movie...
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EXCLUSIVE Sad to report that "The Last Ship" will close on January 24th, when Sting makes his last performance. Valiant efforts were made to...
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America is a great country. One minute you're paying $100 million to the US for racketeering. The next you're sponsoring awards for vets at...
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Hard work and persistence pay off. That's true for Sting, who jumped into his show "The Last Ship" on Broadway, to save it back...
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 The Producers Guild just announced its nominees in movies and long form TV. No "Selma"--big surprise. What's up...
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UPDATED WITH CORRECTIONS: A little thing like prison shouldn't come between best pals. So the New York Post reports that among Leonardo DiCaprio's entourage...