Media in Buffalo, New York
|OTA DTV channel (Virtual Channel)||Call sign||Network||Owner||Notes|
|33 (2)||WGRZ||NBC||Gannett Company||Antenna TV on DT2|
|39 (4)||WIVB||CBS||LIN TV Corporation|
|43 (17)||WNED||PBS||Western New York Public Broadcasting Association||PBS-HD on DT1, PBS on DT2, ThinkBright on DT3|
|32 (23)||WNLO||The CW||LIN TV Corporation|
|26 (26)||WNYB||TCT||Tri-State Christian Television|
|14 (29)||WUTV||Fox||Sinclair Broadcast Group|
|49 (49)||WNYO||MyNetworkTV||Sinclair Broadcast Group|
|23 (51)||WPXJ||ION||Ion Media Networks|
|48 (56)||WBXZ-LP||HSN||Renard Communications|
|7 (67)||WBBZ||Me-TV||ITV of Buffalo, LLC||Me-TV on DT1 and DT3, This TV on DT2, Daystar on DT4|
- The Buffalo News - (the region's main paper)
- Artvoice (a weekly alternative newspaper)
- Business First of Buffalo (a weekly business publication)
- Buffalo Courier-Express (ceased publication in 1982)
- Buffalo Rising began as a monthly publication and is now solely online.
- The Spectrum the University at Buffalo student-run newspaper
- The Record' the Buffalo State College student-run newspaper
- South Buffalo Online
- The Beast (a left-libertarian biweekly)
- Outcome Buffalo is a monthly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) newspaper serving the Buffalo Metro area
- Erie County Fire Blotter is a website that covers the Buffalo Fire Department and other fire departments in Erie County on a daily basis.
- The Metro Source (the region's main community newspaper covering hyper-local news)
Though Buffalo is not a major center of film production, the Buffalo Niagara Film Commission exists to promote and assist with filmmaking in the area. In addition, the non-profit Buffalo International Film Festival helps to highlight the work of Buffalonians associated with the film industry. Squeaky Wheel, a non-profit media arts center, provides access for local media artists to video and film equipment, as well as screenings of independent and avant-garde films.
Films set in the Buffalo area
There have also been a number films that were set or filmed in the Buffalo area.
- Best Friends was filmed in Buffalo in 1982.
- Bruce Almighty (2003) starring Jim Carrey and Jennifer Aniston is set in Buffalo. Parts of the movie are set in the real-life TV station WKBW.
- Buffalo Bushido was set and filmed in Buffalo in 2007.
- Buffalo '66 was set and filmed in Buffalo.
- Canadian Bacon although largely set in nearby Niagara Falls, had significant scenes in Buffalo.
- Category 7: The End of the World In this film, Buffalo is destroyed by tornadoes.
- Evan Almighty was set in Buffalo in the beginning of the movie.
- Henry's Crime (2010) romantic comedy produced by and starring Keanu Reeves takes place in buffalo, and features Reeves's character robbing the Buffalo Savings Bank.
- Hide in Plain Sight was set and filmed in Buffalo.
- Jump Tomorrow was filmed in Buffalo in 2001.
- Manna from Heaven was set and filmed in Buffalo.
- Planes, Trains & Automobiles starring Steve Martin and John Candy. The "Automobile" scenes were filmed along U.S. Route 219, south of Buffalo.
- Poundcake was set and filmed in Buffalo in 2006.
- Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead, A Troma film shot in Buffalo at an old McDonalds location on Bailey Ave.
- Prison of the Psychotic Damned A horror picture which takes place in the old Buffalo Central Terminal
- Proud was filmed in Elmira, NY and Buffalo, NY in 2004.
- Slime City was filmed in Buffalo in 1988.
- Shadow Creature was filmed in Buffalo. Director-DP. James Gribbins of Gribbins Films
- Stiletto Dance starring Eric Roberts as a Buffalo cop trying to foil a Russian mafia-nuclear weapon deal was set and filmed in Buffalo in 2001.
- The Falls was shot in and takes place in Buffalo.
- The Natural, while not set in Buffalo, was mostly filmed in Buffalo.
- The Savages, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, was filmed throughout Buffalo in the spring of 2006.
- The Buddy Holly Story depicts the name "The Crickets" being bestowed upon Buddy's group by Buffalo disk jockey 'Madman' Mancuso, who (after having locked himself in the studio while he plays "That'll Be the Day" over and over), tracks down Buddy for a phone interview. Upon learning from Buddy that one of the songs the as-yet-unnamed group had recorded in Buddy's garage "has a cricket on it", the DJ anoints them "Buddy Holly and the Crickets."
- You Kill Me is half set in Buffalo, although it was mostly filmed in Winnipeg
TV shows set in the Buffalo area
- Buffalo Bill (TV series) (1983-1984)
- Jesse (TV series) (1998-2000) starring Christina Applegate was based in and partially filmed in Buffalo.
- Cutters (TV series) (1993)
- The Winner (TV series) (2007)
- Off Beat Cinema
- Fraternity Life: Buffalo (2003)