Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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The clock is ticking for Fox News's once vaunted prime time schedule took another big hit Thursday night. Their three hour block of shows...
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This is the official obit for Terry Lippman, who died, tragically, from ALS, on January 8th. My condolences to his wife, Danielle, and brother,...

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Phil Smith, the long time head of the Shubert Organization, and a Broadway star in his own right, has died at age 89. The...
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UPDATED Thoughts, January 15, 2020: Just caught up with a second viewing of "One Night in Miami." It is a powerful, well made film....
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Harvey Fierstein, stand down. Emma Thompson has been cast as evil Mrs. Trunchbull, the deliciously malicious central...
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At the end of "Avengers: Endgame," Chris Evans retires as Captain America and hands his famed shield to Anthony Mackie. Evans goes on to...