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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Was Dave Letterman punished by the Emmy Awards? It sure seems like it. Until this year, Letterman's talk-variety fests have always been nominated for Outstanding...
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The 2010 Emmy Award nominations are out. And guess what? Conan O'Brien's short lived version of "The Tonight Show" got several nods including Best...
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I am heartbroken to report that Harvey Fuqua has died of a heart attack at age 80. A splendid person, a real gentleman, and just...
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What a night for Ringo Starr: Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono put aside their usual differences and surprised the ex Beatle on stage at...
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Michael Jackson's accused killer, Dr. Conrad Murray, may not be convicted so easily. That's what Jackson's former defense lawyer, Thomas Mesereau, suggests in an interview...
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Wednesday, July 7th: believe it or not, it's Ringo Starr's 70th birthday. Happy Birthday, Mr. Richard Starkey! Ringo is often maligned because he wasn't heavy...
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This isn't too much of a spoiler for "Mad Men." But it does seem like the folks from Sterling Cooper are going to flash forward...
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I've got to say, reading Peter Lauria's account of Fred Goodman's new book about Warner Music, even I thought I must have been wrong. The...
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Ken Starr sits in a downtown Manhattan jail, accused of stealing at least $60 million from his celebrity clients like Neil Simon, Carly Simon,...
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It was a beautiful night to be outdoors in Manhattan Thursday, cool and comfortable--except one music fan at the third night's installment of this...