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Elliot Smith


We actually pay Eliott to watch TV and read up on the cable TV industry. He's not complaining: his hobbies are watching TV and sharing his opinion.

How to Fix a Buzzing TV

by | Jan 31, 2016 | TV FAQs | 0 

The most common causes for a buzz in your TV have relatively simple cures. There are three prominent problems that can cause your TV to buzz or hum and each is accompanied by a distinct set of sounds and symptoms.

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Doctor Who Timeline Infographic

by | Jun 8, 2013 | Entertainment | 0 

Check out this complete timeline of Doctor Who from 1963 to present, including episodes, seasons, companions, villains, and more.

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Does Brain Activity While Watching TV Make Us More Susceptible to Ads?

by | Feb 7, 2012 | Industry News | 0 

It’s not that brain activity completely decreases when we watch cable TV, but rather, it shifts. Plenty of conspiracy theories and “save our children” websites will teach us that this shift in brain activity while watching television is habit-forming and a subtle method of mind control, but claims like this have yet to be substantiated […]

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Who Owns What You Watch on TV?

by | Aug 4, 2011 | Uncategorized | 0 

Do you know who really owns the stuff you’re watching on TV? When you sit down to watch something and you see the channel logo hovering in the corner of the screen, which company is behind it? Take a look at the infographic we’ve compiled to see which big businesses own the stuff you watch […]

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Why Mountain Time Gets No Love on TV.

by | Jul 15, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

For as far back as I can remember, the way TV stations announce air times has been confusing. You know: when a commercial catches your attention for a new show or premier movie and then, in the last five seconds, mutter something about “7, 8 central” and you either have to figure out which time […]

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Why Do Channels Stick Their Logo On the Screen?

by | Jul 11, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

What's the deal with network channels sticking their logo in the corner of the screen during a show? When blog reader Samia wrote in to ask us about that little logo, we figured it was interesting enough to post about here for everyone to read. Samia writes: "Is there a particular corner of television [...]

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Does TV Matter Anymore?

by | Jun 24, 2011 | Entertainment | 0 

Before you read ahead, ask yourself silently if you think TV really matters anymore. Through the 1940s and up until the early 90s television played an incredibly important role in daily life. Families could sit together and watch celebrities and entertaining skits play out on The Ed Sullivan Show. The only way to get sports […]

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Where Do Our Old TVs Go? (Graphic)

by | Jun 10, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

What happens to old TVs when we’re done with them? If your TV screen breaks or something internally goes wrong, you’re likely to simply throw the whole thing away. Despite the fact that TVs should be recycled, most Americans tend to throw their old and broken TVs straight into the garbage. Reportedly, more than 100,000 […]

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Can TV Help Improve Your Life?

by | May 31, 2011 | Entertainment | 0 

On any of the Saturday or Sunday mornings of my youth, you could find me sitting directly in front of the large screen television in my family’s living room for hours on end. You probably weren’t much different though; back then most of us were like that. For many children of the 80s and 90s […]

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What 9,000 TV Channel Logos Looks Like

by | May 26, 2011 | Entertainment, Industry News | 1 

There are thousands upon thousands of TV channels available to watch worldwide. Unfortunately it’s nearly impossible to fully grasp the absolutely massive number of television channels out there today because we only ever see them on our TV guides or randomly around the internet. For each channel, there’s a logo design that is easily recognizable […]

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