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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EXCLUSIVE Somewhere in heaven I do think John Candy and John Hughes would approve. I am told that the new "Uncle Buck" TV pilot...
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One word could have lifted "Fifty Shades of Grey" from a C Movie to a B Movie. And the word is "red." As fans...
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The Grammy ratings were a bust in the key demo of 18-49. Last year they scored a 9.9 in the demo. This year it...
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UPDATE No mention of Rosie's situation during the whole hour of "The View." The show ended with a plug for a Disney movie. EARLIER...
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This should be interesting. There are reports that Mel Gibson is making a deal with LionsGate to direct a new movie called "Hacksaw Ridge."...
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Kanye West WAS trying to get on stage to stop Beck as he accepted his Grammy Award. Prince actually waved him off. He went...
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Sam Smith just won Best Song and Best Record for "Stay with Me," his big summer hit. Only one problem: after Grammy voting closed...
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Beck, who's really been out of it for some time, has won the Grammy for Album of the Year. His collection is called "Morning...
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"Boyhood" beats "Birdman." I do think that's the Oscar for Best Picture. Eddie Redmayne seems to have knocked out Michael Keaton, destabilizing "Birdman." "Boyhood"...
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The Wilbur Theater in Boston canceled Bill Cosby's two shows scheduled for today. The cancellations came after protests by women's groups. The shows had...