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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He’s won the Emmy for Best Supporting...
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Sad news: Malachy McCourt, the bon vivant actor brother of “Angela’s Ashes” author Frank McCourt, issued a dire statement yesterday. Frank is “gravely ill,”...
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Andy Samberg may have mixed feelings today. The “Saturday Night Live” star partners with pop star Justin Timberlake on very funny short films on...
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One of the biggest mysteries of the Michael Jackson case is how Dr. Conrad Murray found his way into Michael’s life. Randy Phillips, head of...
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While the Los Angeles Police Department is focused on Michael Jackson’s principal doctors ' Conrad Murray and Arnold Klein ''there are others worth investigating.
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Flash: this morning, after much back and forth, the Letterman show got permits for Paul McCartney to go up on their roof. Even as...
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WBCN, maybe the greatest of all rock radio stations, is being yanked off the air by its owner, CBS Radio, in August. We shouldn’t...
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I told readers of my old column back in March that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was planning its 25th anniversary for...
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Jermaine Jackson isn’t going to wait for (a) a month to pass since his brother died or (b) for his brother to be buried...
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“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” opens Wednesday with a huge advance ticket sale and lots of great reviews from fans who’ve been...