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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.

Roku Express Review 2021

by | Oct 15, 2021 | Equipment Guides, Reviews

Roku Express is a tween—not quite an over-the-top streaming box or an HDMI stick but somewhere in the middle. The distinction matters less than the price: it’s just $24.99, which makes the Express the cheapest full-featured streaming device on the market.

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Roku Ultra Review 2021

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As the name suggests, the Ultra is Roku’s top-of-the-line streaming device—and it lives up to the title. It doesn’t look much different from the original matte-black squares from the dawn of Roku (yes, streaming was a thing back in 2010), but the Ultra is a fully-loaded modern powerhouse.

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13 Free Streaming Horror Movies

by | Oct 14, 2021 | Entertainment, Outreach

Decorations, costumes, candy, brain spatter removal fees—Halloween really adds up. Money shouldn’t be an issue when it comes to celebrating America’s favorite holiday (sorry, Christmas), but there has to be some way to slash the bloody budget, right?

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Best Streaming TV Services 2021

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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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How to Cut the Cord

by | | TV FAQs

Admit it: You’ve been putting off dropping your cable or satellite TV service because you’re worried you won’t be able to get all your shows and sports from that “internet TV.” We get it, but streaming TV can deliver the full viewing experience in 2021, and for less money (in most cases).

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How to Stream Local Channels

by | | Best Of, TV FAQs

One of the shortcomings of live TV streaming is the lack of local channels—not every service carries all of your local broadcast stations. This means you could miss out on your favorite shows from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW, PBS, Telemundo, and others, not to mention local news and sports programming.

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Best Live TV Streaming Services 2021

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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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What to Watch This Week | Oct. 11–17

by | Oct 11, 2021 | Entertainment

Curious about what to watch next? Overwhelmed with choices? Check out our TV and movie recommendations for this week below. You can also skip down to your favorite TV streaming service to see what new TV series and movies to watch or use our simple tool to help you identify the perfect show for you.

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What Channel Is CBS On?

by | | 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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The 11 Best Horror Movies on Hulu

by | Oct 8, 2021 | Entertainment

Did you know that Hulu is an acronym for “Horror: Unnerving, Loathsome, and Unrelenting”? Got you—that was the trick. Now here’s the treat: We’ve scoured the depths of Hulu’s horror vault and collected our 11 favorite scary movies on the service, just in time for Halloween.

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