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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I told you a few weeks ago that Roseanne Barr had scheduled her first stand up comedy date of 2019 for May 17th...
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I went to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show the night after it opened in October 2017. The show closes after making $113 million, this...

Somehow I didn't get around to posting the WGA nominees for TV and New Media. Here they are. Some things I don't understand: why...
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The Los Angeles Film Critics, following the New York Film Critics, has named "Roma" Best Picture of the Year. Other critics groups around the...
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Well, the Golden Globes saved "Green Book." Peter Farrelly's beautiful film with two Oscar performances-- Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali-- made $4 million more...
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John Lennon was murdered 38 years ago tonight. We never got over it, did we? Lennon was only 40. He'd be 78 now. Imagine...
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Congratulations to all the smart guys who thought banning "Baby It's Cold Outside" from the radio would kill it off. No, the PC-Police (political correctness)...
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Yes, we know Taylor Swift won't be there. But the Grammys already have a surefire ratings grabber for themselves. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper will likely...
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SATURDAY NIGHT UPDATE: "Good Years" is stuck at number 34 on iTunes. Where are all the Zayn fans? FRIDAY: Zayn Malik, ex One Direction,...
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Grammy nominations are out. And Taylor Swift, previously a Grammy favorite, has been snubbed. I predicted this when Swift appeared on the American Music Awards...