Author: Roger Friedman

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Tick, tick, tick. Oscar voting ends at 5pm on Tuesday, February 19th. Just think: next year at this time, the Oscars will already be in... [Read More]
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The Oscars are going to be a hit even if they run for 24 hours. The Academy and producers have added Queen with Adam Lambert... [Read More]
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Everyone is trying figure out why Jussie Smollett got himself into this mess. Why would a hot young actor in a hit series create a... [Read More]
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Everyone is trying figure out why Jussie Smollett got himself into this mess. Why would a hot young actor in a hit series create a... [Read More]
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Believe it or not, there's still a guild that hasn't dispensed its awards to whoever's still left in Hollywood. Right now the WGA is handing... [Read More]
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If you don't know Desmond Child's name, you should. He's written a lot of the songs you love over the last 30 years. Aerosmith, Bon... [Read More]
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There's a big upside for "The Upside" and a little bit of a downside. The current movie was Harvey Weinstein's idea. He bought and released... [Read More]
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To be blunt: Emily Blunt wasn't going to sing on next Sunday's Academy Awards. She wasn't nominated for either of her potential Oscar roles, especially... [Read More]
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 Some things just won't die. That was the story this past Tuesday when I bought tickets to the Motown 60 special taped by the Grammys... [Read More]
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Ariana Grande. Is she annoying? Yes. Talented Yes. Ariana's second album in six months, called "Thank You, Next," sold 355,000 copies in its debut week... [Read More]
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Good news for soap fans and for common sense. Doug Davidson, who's played Paul Williams for 40 years, is back on "The Young and the... [Read More]
An Emergency Declaration today caused the Oscars to reverse their original thinking. The Academy Awards will now run three hours, thirty minutes. All 24 categories... [Read More]
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Well, you can't have everything. On the eve of the Oscars, and having just won a Grammy, Lady Gaga's got some personal issues. She didn't... [Read More]
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It's been a crazy night for Jussie Smollett, star of "Empire." A report went out this evening that claimed Chicago Police thought he'd staged his... [Read More]
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Vanity Fair's Gabe Sherman has a startling tidbit buried in his filing today: Jeff Bezos seriously considered buying American Media, parent of the National Enquirer.... [Read More]
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Famed NYC art dealer has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for tax fraud. If you have lived in New York or the art... [Read More]
The Michael Jackson Broadway musical "Don't Stop til You Get Enough" has been postponed from its Fall 2019 opening to Summer 2020. Pulitzer Prize winner... [Read More]
Amazon will not be coming to New York's Long Island City in Queens. We will have to go out to the corner and buy our... [Read More]
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Good news! Billionaire hotel heir Dan Pritzker is finally releasing his jazz movie, "Bolden." He started shooting it in 2008. Pritzker filmed a whole version... [Read More]
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When they edit together the three hour "Motown 60" for CBS (to air in April) it will have some brilliant moments and some headscratchers. Mary... [Read More]
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