Adam Buckman


Adam Buckman has covered the TV beat for more than 25 years, including five years with Electronic Media (precursor to TV Week) and 18 years as an editor and columnist for the New York Post.

Recent Stories by Adam Buckman

Now 'Sharknado' Will Light Up America's Homes! Syfy and Philips Announce First-Ever Transmedia Lighting Experience for 'Sharknado' and 'Sharknado 2' In-Home Screening

Posted July 24, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Press release from Syfy and Philips Lighting Communications, July 24, 2014: Just in time for the world premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One, Syfy and Philips, the global leader in lighting, today announced the first-ever television content-focused immersive......

Wall Street Analyst Explains Why He Thinks Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Buying Time Warner Is a Bad Idea

Posted July 24, 2014 at 6:11 AM

Doug Creutz, the media analyst for venerable Wall Street broker Cowen and Company, writes about Rupert Murdoch's efforts to buy Time Warner, "We generally do not buy the rationale for why this merger would generate significant value." We found......

This Is So Bizarre: Report Says SAG Is Holding $40 Million in Residuals for Dozens of Performers It Says It Can't Find -- Including Tom Cruise, Sally Field, George Clooney, Jay Leno, Cate Blanchett and Dustin Hoffman

Posted July 24, 2014 at 5:07 AM

This is one of the oddest stories we've run into in quite a while. It's an exclusive from written by veteran Hollywood labor reporter Dave Robb: "Why are so many living and deceased thesps owed unclaimed residual checks......

Fox Pulls Plug on Special

Posted July 23, 2014 at 2:41 PM

The Fox Network has scrapped plans for a special that had been lined up for this fall. Writing on, Nellie Andreeva reports that the network pulled the plug on its "Jump of the Century," which was expected to......

Nothing to Do After Shark Week? The Hub Network Takes the Wraps Off Bark Week

Posted July 23, 2014 at 2:11 PM

The Hub Network has unveiled its planned follow-up to Discovery's Shark Week. The cable channel announced that its Bark Week will kick off Aug. 17, with a week of programming built around man's best friend, the dog. Bark Week......