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.

Guess what shows won their time periods on Friday night on CBS? From 8 to 9pm it was "I Love Lucy." From 9 to 10...
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We're never in the right place, are we? Sunday night in London, at the O2 Arena, Paul McCartney had some nice guests join his band...

A year ago, HQ Trivia was so hot you couldn't get near it. Everywhere I went people were downloading the app and...
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Peter Jackson. Remember him? We love Peter Jackson. He made billions with "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit" series.

It was a good night and a bad night for Alec Baldwin. His attempt to become ubiquitous on TV met with mixed...
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Clint Eastwood's "The Mule" made $17.2 million over the weekend with almost no promotion. Will the Academy reward him with nominations? Let's...
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Warner Bros. was very smart with "Aquaman." Still not open in the U.S., the DC Universe underwater extravaganza will cross $200 million...
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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...
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Zayn Malik has already had a weird year. He released six new singles, and all of them failed. Spectacularly.