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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If you live long enough, it will all happen. And such is the case for "Ab Fab" or "Absolutely Fabulous," the hit British TV show...
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Here's a surprise: I'm told that one time Oscar nominee Greg Kinnear, who's had a long list of successes as a likable screen presence...
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The PBS special for Eddie Murphy's Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center airs November 23rd. It was taped last night but there's a...
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What a night in Memphis for music fans! Justin Timberlake put on a surprise show for the Memphis Music Hall of Fame with R&B...
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I've only been in Memphis-- my favorite city other than New York-- for a few hours. But I've already had ribs, fried chicken, and...
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Good news! The Obama Foundation is busy getting ready to hire an architect to build the Obama Library in Chicago. They've put up a...
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Please don't tell me "there's nothing to see, nothing's playing." On Friday, four potential Best Picture nominees open at the same time. They are "Truth,"...
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Apple wants some respect, and culture. So what to do from Cupertino, California? They're buying respectability. The company that brings us the iPhone, etc,...
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More from my hilarious interview with Jerry Lewis last week at the Museum of the Moving Image. Jerry had been interviewed earlier by...
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Jay Z's Tidal music service is not going to get the Nobel Peace Prize. Here's today's Tweet. Are these people insane? Maybe.