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Author: Kaz Weida

Your State’s Favorite Rom-Com Movie (MAP)

Which Rom-Com Is Your State in Love With? As the winter of our discontent settles in, Americans turn to love to keep us warm. Viewers definitely have a thing for the quirky relationships that are standard romantic comedy fare, where happy endings come with a side of adorable. Here at CableTV.com, we’re also totally into laughable love stories, and we wondered if certain parts of the country are more obsessed with some titles than others. What rom-com is the United States lovesick over? Apparently, we’re turning green with envy over Pretty in Pink, the throwback Molly Ringwald classic that...

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America’s Favorite British TV Shows, State by State (MAP)

What Americans Love to Watch from Across the Pond It’s been a lot longer than four score and seven years ago since the United States declared its independence from Britain, but there are some things from across the pond that we just can’t quit. JK Rowling and the magical world of Harry Potter, royal weddings, and the charm of afternoon tea are just a few of the British exports we’re perpetually fangirling over. And British TV. So much British TV. With the rising popularity of Netflix and our ability to stream shows like Downtown Abbey and Sherlock, the team...

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The 4 Best 4K TVs of 2017

4K Ultra HD is finally affordable—here are the four 4K TVs you should consider. Buying a new TV is a major purchase that can easily become overwhelming. Manufacturers throw an awful lot of jargon into the equipment specifications, intentionally trying to distract and confuse consumers into buying the latest model. The newest features sound dazzling—but what do all those terms even mean? Our team at CableTV.com researched the latest TV technology to determine which features are worthwhile and which ones are just gimmicks. We’ll dive into the details below, but here’s the bottom line: 4K is fantastic, affordable, and...

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Your Guide to Watching 4K HD in 2017

Where to Get the Most 4K HD Programming for Your New TV If you just got a 4K HDTV (lucky you!), or are considering buying one, you’re probably feeling a little skeptical. Is there really enough 4K HD programming available to make it worth the investment? A year or two ago, the answer would have been an emphatic no—but times have changed. 4K technology is out of beta and now comes standard on most new TV equipment, so content providers, cable companies, and streaming services are following suit. We’re seeing lots of 4K HD content cropping up from multiple...

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The United States of Shondaland

It’s been a rough few days for fans of Shonda Rhimes’ trio of dramas, affectionately dubbed TGIT (Thank God It’s Thursday), as news of pushed premiere dates in favor of inauguration coverage caused public outcry. ABC announced earlier this month that it would delay premieres for Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder to air a 20/20 special about the Trump family. The decision to postpone shows—like Scandal—known for depictions of strong, minority women, in favor of President Elect Trump is a difficult pill to swallow for many parts of the country. Let’s look at the...

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