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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Last night's Critics Choice Awards may have set the stage for the Oscars.Or did they? "Roma" won Best Picture,but don't count out "Green Book"...
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Paris Jackson is MIA. Michael Jackson's gifted, bright 20 year old daughter has been a social media regular for the last four or five...
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The box office this weekend brought a lot of surprises. Neil Burger's "The Upside" finished at number 1, a whisper under $20 million. Kevin Hart,...
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Oscar ballots are due back Monday at 5pm, so the last minute campaigning is at an 11 this weekend. Is this the real life,...
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In the past when something ugly was uncovered about an Oscar movie, people pointed to Harvey Weinstein as the culprit. But this season, Harvey is...
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The "Black Panther" awards campaign has gone awry. Disney-Marvel's huge push to get Ryan Coogler's movie into the main awards has failed miserably this week. Despite...
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Radiohead, a droning rock group from the 90s, was voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. But now Thom Yorke,...
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Norman Lear, the man, the legend, is 96. He doesn't go to cocktail parties, let alone...
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I had to doublecheck Sean Hannity was on his show last night. He scored just 1,965,000 viewers between 9 and 10pm on  Fox News. Rachel...

Good news for soap fans: NBC has renewed "Days of our Lives" for a 55th season. Yes, fifty fifth season. The show has teetered toward...