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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Clive Davis's annual famous pre-Grammy party is going to honor Sir Richard Branson. The dinner and concert --famed for its performances and number of...
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Fans of "One Life to Live" swore they were tuning out ABC Daytime after last Friday's finale. And they made good on their promise....
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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the State Bar of California is recommending disbarment for Brian Oxman. Oxman is the ever self-plugging Tv...
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Literally everyone in the music biz wants to be part of MusiCares's Person of the Year show with Paul McCartney on February 10th in...
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Lots of music news this morning: James McCartney, son of Paul, is finally in the spotlight. He's performing twice at Sundance at the ASCAP...
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I feel for George Lucas. I like him a lot personally. But I've just read the long piece in yesterday's New York Times about...
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Still reeling from Sunday night's parties all over the Beverly Hilton. HBO rocked, Fox Searchlight celebrated "The Descendants" (Rupert and Wendi Murdoch, I'm told,...
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Fame--it's a bitch. And that seems to be the case for Uggie, the Jack Russell terrier who nearly steals "The Artist" directed by Michel...
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Tuesday night, and just back from the Golden Globes, etc--Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones hosted a real movie like New York 80th birthday...
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Same time, next year: the last two years I've met Ricky Gervais in the same spot right after he finished hosting the Golden Globes....