Roger Newcomb is a producer, writer and host in New York City. He has written and produced a full-length indie film, Manhattanites, and nearly a thousand episodes of radio dramas Scripts & Scruples and Rockland County. He founded and produces annually the Indie Series Awards, which honors the best in independent entertainment on the Web. He was executive producer on the indie short May Mercy Lie and, from 2009 to 2013, created and hosted We Love Soaps TV. He has also made acting appearances in shows such as Imaginary Bitches and Empire. Other film appearances include the documentary Soap Life—ruminating alongside Agnes Nixon and Eileen Fulton—and James Franco's indie feature, Francophrenia. He currently produces and co-hosts entertainment talk show Serial Scoop Now.
Featured in The New York Times, NPR, El Pais, Soap Opera Digest, Canadian National News, and many more outlets and publications.
Wrote a chapter in the academic book, "The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era Paperback"