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Mike Strayer

Managing Editor

Mike Strayer, PhD, has written and edited TV, internet, and tech content across the interwebs for over five years. Now as Managing Editor of CableTV.com, he nerds out about dissecting labyrinthian channel lineups and jargony DVR specs. Off the clock, catch him on his couch deep in The Twilight Zone or wandering The Lost World.

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Go for HBO?

by | Feb 23, 2021 | TV FAQs | 4 

For those who don’t have HBO, it’s officially the season of spoilers. Is there a better (a.k.a. cheaper) way to catch the HBO programming you’ve been missing?

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Spectrum TV Choice Review 2021: Pricing, Channels, and More

by | Feb 19, 2021 | Brand Reviews, Reviews | 0 

Like Spectrum and streaming? Well, Spectrum TV Choice is a live TV streaming service available only to Spectrum internet customers. It offers a trimmed-down channel lineup (10 cable channels of your choice plus local channels) and a lower monthly price ($24.99 per month) than traditional cable TV plans. So basically, it’s lean, clean Spectrum streaming.

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SHOWTIME vs. SHOWTIME Anytime: Which Is Best for You?

by | Feb 12, 2021 | Reviews, TV FAQs, Versus Reviews | 0 

Whether you’re stalking your next serial killer show (Dexter) or needing a dark comedy (Black Monday) to keep you laughing through quarantine, the premium channel SHOWTIME is a solid streaming option. We’ll help you find the cheapest, easiest, and best ways to stream SHOWTIME with or without cable. Come on, you know your Dark Passenger craves it.

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Spectrum Troubleshooting Guide

by | Feb 5, 2021 | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs | 0 

Internet and TV troubles are frustrating. And Charter Spectrum is certainly not without its fair share of . . . eh hmm . . . issues. Lucky for you, we’ve researched some quick fixes to common issues that’ll help you stay off the phone with Spectrum customer service and stay glued to your screens.

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How to Watch Lifetime Channel and Hallmark Channel 2021: Streaming, Satellite TV, and More

by | Feb 3, 2021 | Best Of | 0 

Maybe you’re looking for all the holiday feels all year long? Or perhaps just a little more mystery in your life? In either case, Lifetime Channel and Hallmark Channel are must-haves. Read our recommendations to get the right TV viewing experience for you.

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NFL SUNDAY TICKET Review: Packages, Prices, and More

by | Jan 29, 2021 | Reviews | 1 

NFL SUNDAY TICKET gets you every out-of-market NFL game—that’s around 150 games total. So if you’re obsessed with an NFL team far from home, then NFL SUNDAY TICKET is a dream come true

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How to Watch Live TV News for Free in 2021: ABC, CBS, FOX News, NBC, and More

by | Jan 19, 2021 | TV FAQs | 0 

The new coronavirus pandemic and the most recent Black Lives Matter protests have dramatically increased our need for free, reliable news. Luckily, in these uncertain times, there are a ton of live TV news channels available to watch and stream for free.

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How to Watch the NBA 2021

by | Dec 7, 2020 | Entertainment | 0 

Whether you’re looking for a traditional TV package or a streaming alternative, there are multiple ways to watch your favorite NBA team this season.

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My Apple TV Remote Is not Working

by | Nov 16, 2020 | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs | 0 

You depend on your Apple TV remote for so much entertainment, so it’s understandable that you might find yourself feeling a little ornery when it stops working properly. Don’t get too worked up about it, though, because we’ve researched some common problems (and easy solutions) to check before tossing it out and buying a new Apple TV remote.

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How to Watch HGTV: Channels, Streaming, and More

by | Oct 28, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 0 

Find out where to watch HGTV–a channel focused on home-buying and renovation reality TV shows.

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