Roger Friedman News

Barbara Walters to Take Backstage Seat for THE VIEW Season Premiere
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

When ABC's THE VIEW returns for its all-new season, former host and show creator Barbara Walters will be in attendance, backstage that is. (more...)

New Film About Broadway Vet Phyllis Diller in the Works
by Movies News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

A new film about comedian and Broadway veteran Phyllis Diller is in the works from producers Shaun Redick and Ray Mansfield. (more...)

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Tape Secret 'Cheek to Cheek' PBS Special to Air This October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The halls of New York City's Rose Hall, located in the Time Warner Center, were groovin with the jazz sounds of Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. (more...)

Paul McCartney's Animated Film Project in the Works!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Producers Michael Lynne and Bob Shaye have completed a finished script that 'everyone's happy with.' (more...)

AND SO IT GOES' Diane Keaton Says 'Okay' to Gig at Cafe Carlyle
by Movies News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Following the screening, Keaton was approached by famed rock promoter Ron Delsener who proclaimed, I want to book you into the Cafe Carlyle. You'll sell the place out! (more...)

Barbra Streisand Attends Hollywood Reading for Next Directing Project
by Movies News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Barbra Streisand attended a reading this past week in Hollywood for a new script that may turn into her next directing venture. (more...)

Monkees' Micky Dolenz to Lead New Play by 'Simpsons' Scribe - New York Bound?
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Monkees' band member Micky Dolenz is set to star in a new play by Emmy Award winner Mike Reiss (more...)

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga Duet Album Due This September
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The highly anticipated jazz duet album featuring Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga will be released this September. (more...)

A SEINFELD Reunion: Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander Seen Filming in 'Monk's Cafe'
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

SEINFELD alum Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander along with series co-creator Larry David were spotted filming inside the iconic Tom's restaurant, which served as the exterior of the fictional 'Monks' cafe throughout the run of the NBC series. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David's 'Big' Project Is a Broadway Play!
by TV News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Showbiz411 has the scoop on the secret project Jerry Seinfeld referred to as 'big, huge, gigantic' during his recent 'Ask Me Anything' on Reddit. He and Seinfeld co-creator Larry David are collaborating on a Broadway play. (more...)

Recap: Joan van Ark, Hal Holbrook and More Honor Tony Winner Julie Harris with All-Star Memorial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Today, December 3rd at 12 noon, friends and colleagues gathered in celebration of Tony-winning actress Julie Harris at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on 242 West 45th Street. Among those at the celebration were Zoe Caldwell, RoseMary Harris, Cherry Jones, Joan van Ark?, HAl Holbrook and Christopher Plummer. (more...)

Grammys & More to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of BEATLES Arrival in U.S.
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

According to Showbiz411's Roger Friedman, two celebrations are taking shape to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival on U.S. soil. (more...)

Grammys & More to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of BEATLES Arrival in U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

According to Showbiz411's Roger Friedman, two celebrations are taking shape to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles arrival on U.S. soil. (more...)

Janis Joplin to Receive Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Showbiz411's Roger Friedman reports that legendary blues singer Janis Joplin will posthumously receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of fame. The singer was just 27 years old when she died of a drug overdose in 1971. (more...)

Gwyneth Paltrow to Co-Produce Broadway Musical Based on Music of the GoGo's
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 26, 2013

They've got the beat, and soon they'll be bringing it to Broadway! According to Showbiz411 reports, Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow will be co-producing a Broadway musical based on the music of 80's rock band The GoGo's. (more...)

Hurwitz Confirms ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT Film; John Slattery to Return
by TV News Desk - Sep 23, 2013

Showbiz411's reveals exclusively that a rumored film adaptation of Netflix's ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT will be moving forward (more...)

Michael Shannon to Play Elvis Presley in New Film?
by Movies News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

Showbiz411's Roger Friedman reports exclusively that Boardwalk Empire's Michael Shannon is 'circling the role' of iconic performer Elvis Presley in a new film which centers on The King's now famous White House meeting with President Richard Nixon. (more...)

Episode Titles Revealed for HOMELAND's Third Season
by TV News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Showbiz411 has revealed some exciting news about the upcoming third season of Showtime's award-winning series HOMELAND. The show will premiere on the cable network on Septermber 29th. (more...)

Playwright Sam Shepard in Talks for Indie Film COLD IN JULY
by Movies News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Showbiz411 reports exclusively that playwright Sam Shepard is currently in talks to star in the upcoming indie film COLD IN JULY. (more...)

Sophie Okenedo, Anika Noni Rose to Join Denzel Washington in RAISIN IN THE SUN Revival?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Showbiz411 reports exclusively that Denzel Washington will be joined by actresses Sophie Okenedo and Anika Noni Rose in an upcoming Broadway revival of A RAISIN IN THE SUN set for next spring. (more...)

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