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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UPDATE:  "First Man," from Universal Pictures, was snubbed by the HFPA for Best Picture nominations. So was Ryan Gosling. No songs from the new...
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There's a lot going on in Ivo van Hove's "Network," which opens tonight on Broadway after a hit run in London's West End. For one...

"The Conners" aka "Roseanne" without Roseanne has not an easy ratings ride. They are really on a rollercoaster. Last night "The Conners" posted its lowest...
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So many things were wrong when the Beatles broke up, it's hard to recount them. Basically, any solo record of any kind was embraced...
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Bruce Springsteen made SO MUCH MONEY during his 15 month run on Broadway, he's going to take 2019 off. That may not be music...

Apart from causing trouble in Broadway theaters, the Kardashians are once again in the news. Ratings for "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" have been trending...
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For what it's worth, the American Film Institute chose its top 10 movies and TV shows of 2018. Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" not only won...
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Opening night of "The Cher Show" on Broadway brought unusual guests: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. They sat a couple of rows in front...
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This is so weird. Now Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' lawyer and insta-celeb, has published a detailed list of expenses for his client. Avenatti has...

Yesterday I wrote that there were plenty of tickets available for tomorrow night's appearance in Texas by Bill and Hillary Clinton. A sharp eyed reader--...