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.

"Game of Thrones" season 8 premiere was a winner any way you see it. The HBO swords and boots opera brought in a whopping 17.4...
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I nearly burst into tears this afternoon when Dana Canedy announced this year's Pulitzer Prizes. Aretha Franklin, who passed on August 16th, received a rare...
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We wait for "Game of Thrones" ratings from Sunday night. Cable ratings usually don't come in for 48 hours, so we'll see if it...
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For some reason, Lori Loughlin isn't getting it. Aunt Becky from "Full House" and her husband, Massimo Giannulli, have been indicted twice by the US...
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Madonna is calling her new album "Madame X." Madame X, she says, is a "Spy in the house of love." Madame X is many...
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Well, who could have guessed this? We've been told over and over that Korean boy band BTS was the cat's pajamas, the biggest thing since...
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What did you do this weekend? On Friday night, Tony Bennett, who will turn 93 in August, took the stage at Madison Square Garden...
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Back in 2004, Guillermo del Toro made his name with the original "Hellboy." His fifth film, "Hellboy" made $60 million in the US and...
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Last year, Laurie Metcalf won her second Tony Award in a row for "Three Tall Women." OK, it was for a supporting role. But...
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Taylor Swift is back. She's put a countdown clock on her website indicating April 26th as the time when she will deliver a new single,...