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Bill Frost

Senior Staff Writer

Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Salt Lake City Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications (see BillFrost.tv). In addition to being a Senior Staff Writer at CableTV.com, Bill is a Senior Writer and streaming TV columnist at SLUGMag.com and host/producer of TV Tan Podcast. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.

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What to Watch This Week | November 22–28

by | Nov 22, 2021 | Entertainment

Fun fact: Outside of CableTV.com, I write a monthly streaming TV column called Content Shifter for SLUG Magazine, Coachella Valley Independent, and Inlander. Inlander retitles the column as TV Time, which is sooo much simpler—what does Content Shifter even mean, anyway? I started it four whole years ago, how am I supposed to remember?

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Best Streaming TV Devices 2021

by | Nov 19, 2021 | Best Of, Reviews

You’ve decided to make the leap from traditional cable or satellite TV to a livestreaming service—now what? The set-top box choice is all yours when it comes to streaming, and picking a streaming device can be as tricky as narrowing down the right television.

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12 Best Christmas Musicals

by | Nov 18, 2021 | Best Of, Entertainment

We’ve compiled 12 of our favorite off-the-beaten-reindeer-trail musical yuletide movies and specials—and a couple of classics; we’re not complete hipsters—to stream this season.

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Best Free and Cheap Streaming Services

by | | Best Of, Entertainment

Had it with rising subscription fees? We’ve collected 11 inexpensive and no-cost streaming services you can enjoy right now.

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Disney Plus Review 2021: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | Nov 15, 2021 | Reviews

Disney Plus, styled as Disney+, is a formidable on-demand streaming rival to Netflix and HBO Max. Along with Disney favorites, it features shows and movies from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. If you’re looking for The Mandalorian, Marvel’s Loki, or the stage-filmed Hamilton, Disney+ is the only place to get them.

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What Channel Is CBS On?

by | Nov 12, 2021 | Entertainment, TV FAQs

The channel number of CBS varies by city and by whether you have a cable or satellite provider (or use an antenna). There are over 200 local CBS TV stations across the country, with at least one in every state, including the US Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico. The Eye is everywhere.

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Best Streaming TV Services 2021

by | Nov 5, 2021 | Best Of, Reviews

We take on-demand video content for granted now, but when Netflix started including streaming with its by-mail DVD subscription service in 2007, it was an industry-upending game changer. Broadcast-quality TV shows and movies over the internet? Whoa.

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Cable Splitters: Get TV in Every Room

by | | Equipment Guides

If you have multiple TVs at home—but you don’t want additional cable boxes running up your cable TV bill—cable splitters are the solution. We’ll teach you how to install a cable splitter and help you find the right (cheap) cable splitter for you.

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TiVo Stream 4K Review

by | | Equipment Guides, Reviews

At $30.95, the TiVo Stream 4K is one of the cheaper streaming devices on the market, and it features a cross-platform aggregation function that can save you some jumping between apps. Unfortunately, that function is limited to a handful of apps, only one of which offers live TV streaming.

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Best Live TV Streaming Services 2021

by | | Best Of, Reviews

Live TV streaming is television carried over the internet instead of traditional cable or satellite connections—same programming, just delivered through different wires. You could call it “internet TV,” but live TV streaming just sounds cooler.

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