Brian Buckner: Interview with True Blood Showrunner
Brian Buckner and Fergus Hayon 24 October, 2014 at 01:10
Brian Buckner is a celebrated American television writer, mostly known for his work on mega-hit TV shows such as Spin City, Friends and most recently, the vampire series, True Blood where he served as the showrunner. True Blood, one of HBO’s top performing shows, is based on the novels by Charlaine Harris centered on the adventures of Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress with an otherworldly quality. Brian has won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series. He speaks to Fergus Hay at Social Matters about trends in Hollywood storytelling and how social media impacts that.