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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Add another show to next April 2021 on Broadway. The revival of the baseball musical "Take me Out" has set March 22nd for previews and...
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Fox News has dumped Ed Henry for "willful sexual misconduct." Fox says a years old incident was reported on June 25th. They immediately suspended...
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The "Hamilton" CD, the score to the hit Broadway show, was released on September 25, 2015. It was a hit right away, and stayed...
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Ringo Starr is going to celebrate his 80th birthday BIG. He'll stream a live charity show on July 7th featuring bandmate Paul McCartney, brother in...
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Just got this from New York Attorney General Letitia James: New York Attorney General Letitia James, as part of a class action lawsuit, has helped...
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The Motion Picture Academy welcomes 819 new members today. As usual, it's eclectic bunch from all over the place. Some veterans like Tyne Daly...
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Johnny Mandel is being mourned and celebrated today. He was a prolific scorer of movies and wrote hundreds of great songs. His most famous...

“Believe me, I’m as upset about this as you are,” Larry David said today about the latest renewal of "Curb Your Enthusiasm' by HBO. ...

"Ozark," which just had the best season on TV, I think, will come to an end. Netflix has announced a fourth season for the despicable...
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UPDATE 2:27PM Dick Van Dyke writes on Twitter: "My idol, Carl Reiner, wrote about the human comedy. He had a deeper understanding of the...