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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.

HBO NOW vs. HBO GO vs. HBO Max

by | Aug 6, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Versus Reviews | 0 

HBO invented the term “premium cable,” and it doesn’t just live on cable (or satellite) TV anymore. HBO NOW has been available as a standalone streaming service for years, and those who prefer their traditional cable/satellite service have a convenient away-from-home mobile option in HBO GO. In 2020, there’s HBO Max.

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How to Change or Cancel Spectrum Service +1-833-267-6094

by | | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs | 0 

Relationships change. Sometimes you want to take it to a new place or just take a break. Maybe you need to shop around or go all-in or cut ties completely. It’s not them, it’s you (but it’s probably them). Yes, we’re talking about canceling your Spectrum cable or internet service—or maybe just making some changes.

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Peacock Review 2021: Plans, Pricing, and More

by | Jul 23, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Peacock, named after NBC’s classic multicolored mascot, is an on-demand streaming service from NBCUniversal. It carries over 15,000 hours of TV shows and movies from the NBCU vault, as well as exclusive original content. Peacock will also be the only place to stream The Office beginning in 2021.

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Google Fiber Review 2021: Plans, Prices, and More

by | | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Unlike other big-name fiber-optic internet providers, Google Fiber isn’t an extension of a vintage telecom company—unless you count Google’s 22-year-old search engine as one. Right now, Google Fiber is more of a boutique internet provider that only 18 US cities have access to.

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Your Guide to TV, Streaming, and Internet Service During the New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

by | | Industry News, TV FAQs | 1 

We’re all relying on our internet and TV service more than ever during the COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) pandemic. Between staying in touch with family, working from home, attending school online, or re-watching Tiger King on Netflix for the fifth time (no judgment—we can’t look away, either), staying connected is more vital now than ever.

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Best On-Demand Streaming TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction 2020

by | Jul 10, 2020 | Best Of, Industry News | 0 

Breaking from our 2019 model of covering only livestreaming TV in our survey, we’ve set on-demand streaming apart in its own spotlight this year. Most people think of on demand as “streaming,” or just “TV,” anyway, so why not?

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What the US Is Watching during COVID-19

by | May 20, 2020 | Entertainment | 0 

If you’ve found yourself watching hours and hours of “comfort food” TV during the COVID-19 outbreak, you’re not alone. CableTV.com recently conducted a survey of nearly 7,000 housebound viewers and found that they’re spending a lot of time with old friends—capital “F” Friends, to be exact.

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Sling Orange vs. Sling Blue: What’s the Difference?

by | Apr 10, 2020 | Brand Reviews, Reviews, Versus Reviews | 1 

How do you choose between Sling TV’s same-priced, color-coded livestreaming plans? It depends on what you’re looking for: Blue gives you more channels and streams, but Orange carries a handful of gotta-have networks like ESPN and Disney. And neither is great for local programming, FYI.

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Devices vs. Dinner: Do You Limit Screen Time at Family Mealtime?

by | Mar 23, 2020 | Tools | 0 

Remember a time when electronic screens weren’t a part of family meals? Neither do we. Ask any child if they’d rather play on their tablet than eat their vegetables—you already know the answer, and it’s the same for most adults. That made us wonder: Where do parents draw the line on devices at dinner? Are [...]

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Apple TV+ Review 2020: Price, Features, and More

by | Dec 19, 2019 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Apple’s new streaming service called Apple TV+ has launched! Here’s what you need to know, including prices, shows, movies, and more.

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