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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On-Demand TV Streaming Customer Satisfaction Survey 2022

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Best Of, Industry News

In partnership with Researchscape, CableTV.com surveyed over 6,000 current on-demand TV streaming customers to evaluate their satisfaction with their services’ features, content, functionality, pricing, and more. Some lined up with our own findings in our Best On-Demand Streaming Services 2022 review, some didn’t.

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Live TV Streaming Customer Satisfaction Survey 2022

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Live TV streaming services aren’t exactly like cable or satellite, so curious cord-cutters rightfully have concerns: Is it worth it to switch to streaming? According to our survey results, most people feel they’re getting their money’s worth with YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV.

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Amazon Prime Video vs. Netflix

by | Jan 14, 2022 | Reviews, Versus Reviews

For about the same price, do you go with Prime Video or Netflix? Depends on what you’re looking for. Prime Video offers a higher quantity of TV shows and movies (over 15,000), and even more content through one-time rentals and premium channel subscriptions. Only a few Prime Video original shows and movies have dented the TV zeitgeist, however—hello, Mrs. Maisel.

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Best Streaming Services 2022: Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and More

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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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Best Live TV Streaming Services 2022: YouTube TV, Hulu Live, Sling TV, and More

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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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Best Rural Internet Providers for 2022

by | Jan 10, 2022 | Best Of, Reviews

Your internet options for rural areas are limited because few internet providers build networks in small towns. However, Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Viasat all offer internet service in rural America.
Out of these three internet providers, we recommend Xfinity.

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How to Watch The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

by | Jan 4, 2022 | Reviews, TV FAQs

Set in late-’50s New York City, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is a Prime Video original comedy-drama that premiered in 2017. Over its three seasons, the series has won more than 50 awards, including several Emmys and Golden Globes. A delayed fourth season is set to premiere in the fall of 2021.

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Best Streaming TV Deals for January 2022

by | Jan 3, 2022 | 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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Philo Channel Lineup

by | Dec 29, 2021 | Reviews

Philo’s channel lineup is all about entertainment and lifestyle networks, with a dash of news (like BBC World News and Cheddar News) and science (the Science channel, of course). There are no sports or local channels, but if you love your TLC, Investigation Discovery, and Hallmark (a rare find in live TV streaming) to the point of obsession, you probably won’t even notice.

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How to Watch UFC and Bellator MMA

by | Dec 20, 2021 | Best Of, Reviews

Unlike most professional sports, mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting isn’t seasonal—it goes down year ‘round, meaning there’s almost always some weekend octagon action on TV. But, MMA is also tougher to watch without a cable, satellite, or livestreaming TV subscription.

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