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.
0 359

Why did 20 year old Wyatt Pike leave "American Idol"? No one knows. He said on Instagram it was because of "personal reasons." But...

What the heck is going on with "Jeopardy!"? (Besides a lot of punctuation.) Ratings are dropping as the producers continue to book guest hosts who...

Despite putting on a pretty good semi-finals show last night "American Idol" struggled in the ratings against the Academy of Music Awards. "Idol" scored only...
0 2581

Cannes can! The French film festival has set its opening film with "Annette" starring Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver, directed by Leo Carax. The festival...
0 581

Focus Features has the best holiday gift for all of us! The Dowager Countess Grantham, aka Violet Crawley, is returning to "Downton Abbey." Maggie Smith...
0 729

David Graham-Caso, who works in city of Los Angeles government, has posted an alarming video accusing producer Scott Rudin of abusing his late brother. David...
0 4870

Sir Anthony Hopkins, who is Welsh, is having the time of his life on a trip home to Wales. He's been posting pictures from...
0 9752

Don't be fooled by Broadway producer Scott Rudin's sudden act of contrition this morning. He's not stepping away from anything. He's saving his mega...
0 26487

originally published April 15, 2021 Just over a year ago, I told you about a possible treatment for COVID-19 that was being used in...
0 593

Mick Jagger may have mixed emotions about the auction winner of his NFT for charity. Brock Pierce, a self proclaimed block chain entrepreneur with...