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.

It was Rachel Maddow's week on MSNBC. After a shaky start on Monday in which she pretty much was tied with Sean Hannity at...
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The Independent Spirit Awards may have trouble finding 95,000 people to watch their broadcast on IFC next February. Their nominees today swung from prior...
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The mystery of Mariah Carey's 2001 album continues. "Glitter" suddenly rose to number 1 on iTunes this week out of nowhere, with no re-release or...
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The Independent Spirit Awards used to go to indie films, actors, and directors. But in recent years, the awards-- given by Film Independent out...
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A federal judge has ruled that the White House must let CNN's Jim Acosta have his press pass back. The White House had suspended...
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William Goldman, oracle of Hollywood, Oscar winner for writing "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men," has died at age...
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The Presidential Medal of Freedom is about to be seriously devalued. Over 60 years in the history...
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As of midnight, Mariah Carey has two albums in the top 5 on iTunes. One is her new "Caution," a very good record that...
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Last night Diane Warren got the awards season started by winning the Hollywood Music In Media award at the Avalon in Hollywood. Her award...
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This afternoon...Amy Schumer, pregnant, says on Instagram she's in the hospital in Texas with hyperemesis. She'll be okay.But we send our good wishes and...