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.

Daytime Emmys voting begins in earnest with pre-nominations. The actors send in reels...
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The new annual Hollywood issue of Vanity Fair is out. I haven't seen the issue yet, but the cover should win a prize. Seven...
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Michael Cohen says he won't testify in front of Congress because Donald Trump is threatening his family. Another Michael, Corleone, knew exactly what to...
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With all the star power that piles up for the Tony Awards, here's an announcement apart from the big show. Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon...
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The snubs are always the big story in Oscar nominations. I've included some other milestones here. No nod for Morgan Neville's award winning doc about...
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Snubs: Claire Foy, First Man; Justin Hurwitz composer of "First Man"; Timothee Chalamet for "Beautiful Boy"; Mr. Rogers Documentary Won't You Be My...
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All the rage this week: watching dueling documentaries on Netflix and Hulu about professional con artist...
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Ariana Grande will not take 'no' for an answer. Her "Sweetener" album, released in August 2018 to good reviews, never really got off the ground....
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The Razzie Awards broke with tradition this year and nominated three real people who were in documentaries: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, and Kellyanne Conway....
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Tomorrow, January 21st, Paul McCartney fans will have a rare treat all over the world: a one-off screening of "Bruce McMouse," an animated film...