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.

A GoFundMe page started by Katherine Burrell, wife of 87 year old legendary jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell, has raised more questions than it answers. The...
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Last year "Fresh off the Boat" sitcom star Constance Wu was thrilled to learn her show was renewed for a fifth season. But since then,...
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Madonna released a new single today called "Crave." It's gone right to number 41 on iTunes, a flop out of the gate. "Crave" follows...
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Here's how TV works in Hollywood. If the ratings are good, it doesn't matter if there have  been legal problems and a scandal. To wit:...
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EXCLUSIVE: The National Sleep Foundation, touted in the ads for Mike Liddell's My Pillow, is $200,000 in the red. That's according to their most...
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"Titanic" director James Cameron has graciously ceded the number 5 spot on the all time box office list to the Russo Brothers and "Avengers:...
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Richard Johnson says he's going to play golf and kick back all summer. We'll see how long that lasts. But last night in the East...
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The syndicated TV land will look a lot different in the fall. "Extra" will get away from just Hollywood coverage now that it's owned by...
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There will be a three year break between the end of "Star Wars" and the beginning of a new "Star Wars." So says Disney and...
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UPDATE I told you last week that the once powerful "Book of Mormon" had gone on discount at ticket brokers, and there are lots...