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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I wrote a couple of days ago how Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell's fierce two hours on MSNBC beat Fox News's utterly...
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The teaser trailer for the "Downton Abbey" movie is out today. The theme music has been lushly re-orchestrated into a score for...

Zayn Malik has already had a weird year. He released six new singles, and all of them failed. Spectacularly.
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The great song stylist Nancy Wilson has died at age 81. Nancy Wilson was not a...
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Coming at midnight, the full version. I guess they'll do it on "SNL" this weekend. So glad Miley has come out of her "Wrecking...

It wasn't that long ago that we were writing about the poor treatment Pauley Perrette received before she left "NCIS" after 15 years. A few...
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2019 are Janet Jackson, Roxy Music, The Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, The Cure, and...
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This is not your momma's Harper Lee. Aaron Sorkin has famously re-worked "To Kill a Mockingbird," drawing on minute parts of the original novel and...
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Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" opens Friday with little fanfare, nearly forgotten in the rush by Oscarnosticators to crown "A Star is Born" or "Roma"...
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QUICK UPDATE: Rachel beat Hannity on Tuesday this week also. Wednesday ratings will be in tomorrow. She and Lawrence O'Donnell are like Batman and...