Adam Buckman

Adam Buckman

Adam Buckman has covered the TV business as a journalist for more than 25 years, including 18 years as an editor and columnist at the New York Post. He is now a New York-based columnist for the television Web site XfinityTV.com (formerly Fancast.com), owned by Comcast Corp.

Annals of Oprah: Why OWN isn’t Working

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Originally posted at TV HOWL. Oprah Winfrey’s OWN isn’t working for the simple reason that Oprah herself seems passé. Why opine on this subject today?  Because the news is all over the place that losses are mounting at OWN. Among...

Derailed: ‘Community’ run over by Subway

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Originally posted at TVHowl.com You’ve heard of a subway hijacking (at least in the movies)?  Well, in this case, the shoe’s on the other foot: Subway has hijacked “Community.” Or maybe “hijacked” is too strong a word because this wasn’t...

‘Mad Men’ new-season shocker: It’s boring

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Originally posted at TVHowl.com Here’s a surprise about this Sunday’s season premiere of “Mad Men” that might spoil the show for you: It’s terrible. Yes, I know — it’s a shocker.  It might even be the first time any critic...