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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, Pacific Northwest 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. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.

How to Watch Friends

by | Sep 24, 2021 | Entertainment, TV FAQs

Friends is one of the most popular American sitcoms of all time, airing for 10 seasons on NBC from 1994 to 2004, which adds up to 236 episodes—that’s a lotta lattes. Did we mention that the show mostly takes place in a Manhattan coffee shop?

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Best Rural Internet Providers for 2021

by | Sep 23, 2021 | Best Of, Reviews

These top three major internet providers span rural America, and we have their plans, speeds, and pricing.

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What to Watch on HBO Max

by | | Entertainment, TV FAQs

Other streaming services, like Netflix and Prime Video, might have more movies and TV shows, but HBO Max makes up for its smaller quantity with quality. For one, it gives you access to the HBO vault, which includes decades of acclaimed series. For two, HBO Max’s own shows (a.k.a. Max Originals like Hacks and The Flight Attendant) have improved markedly since its 2020 launch.

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Best Streaming TV Services 2021

by | Sep 21, 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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What to Watch This Week | Sept. 20–26

by | Sep 20, 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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HBO Max Deals

by | Sep 14, 2021 | Best Of, Reviews

At $14.99 a month, HBO Max is one of the more expensive streaming services in TV land—of course you’re looking for a deal. So are we, and we’ve found five offers that can save you a few bucks (or even all the bucks) on your HBO Max subscription.

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HBO Max Channels

by | Sep 9, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews

HBO Max’s multiple categories make navigating its purple streaming waters a bit easier, but if you want to get more specific than “Just added,” “Trending now,” or “Documentaries,” HBO Max’s content hubs simplify things even more.

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Best Satellite Internet Providers for 2021

by | Sep 2, 2021 | Best Of

The best satellite internet provider is Viasat because it’s widely available and gives you the best bang for your buck. But if you’re interested in long-time competitor HughesNet or the up-and-coming Starlink internet, we can help you determine if they’re the best services for you.

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Best Streaming TV Deals for September 2021

by | Sep 1, 2021 | Best Of, Industry News

One of the bigger selling points of streaming TV is that it’s usually less expensive than cable or satellite . . . OK, it’s the biggest selling point. We’re not cheap; we’re “dollar-conscious.” But there’s always a new way to save a few bucks, even in the streamverse. We’ve done the research and found five sweet deals for streaming TV services that you can take advantage of right now.

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How to Watch The CW

by | Aug 31, 2021 | Entertainment, TV FAQs

The CW, a joint TV network venture between CBS and WarnerMedia (the “C” and the “W” of the name), has been broadcasting since 2006 and is carried by over 200 local TV stations in the US. The network currently airs over 25 younger-skewing series, including Riverdale, Batwoman, and Superman & Lois.

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