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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This is a pretty good week for Sir Elton John. On Monday night, former “American Idol” producer Nigel Lythgoe told me ' when I ran...
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Conan O’Brien’s live tour has been announced officially. I told you about it on March 5. The tour starts on April 12 — I...
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Pink Floyd has won what could be a landmark case today in the British courts. EMI can no longer sell its individual tracks...
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Now that “The Cove” has won Best Documentary, the world is an oyster for director Louie Psihoyos. I am told that Psihoyos...
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Ronald McDonald kills the Michelin Man in a short film that won an Oscar on Sunday night for Best Animated Short film. “Logorama” played at...
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Former '' 'and disgraced ' Congressman Tom DeLay thinks the unemployed should just buck up and take it. “You know,” Delay said on CNN recently,...
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All the awards and nominations bestowed on Lee Daniels‘ movie, “Precious,” should shame the already shameful National Board of Review. The NBR,...