Randy Harward


Randy Harward’s music and entertainment writing has appeared in HARP, Guitar World, Blurt, Salt Lake City Weekly, Salt Lake Magazine, and dozens of other publications since 1998. He watches tons of TV series and horror films as a Staff Writer for CableTV.com (and also for fun). His TV writing also pops up on SatelliteInternet.com and Move.org. Randy digs books, movies, burritos, disc golf, tarantulas, and cats.

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8 Streaming Bundles to Replace Cable

by | Jan 19, 2022 | Best Of

With no contracts and simple-but-affordable packages packed with popular channels, streaming TV is an attractive alternative to cable TV. But streaming’s best quality is customization. It offers the ability to create your own streaming service bundles tailored to your interests, while still saving you money over cable.

But finding the right combination of live TV, on-demand, and add-on streaming TV services takes time to research. We’ve done that for you with this list of eight custom streaming bundles aimed at specific interests and lifestyles.

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How to Get High-Speed Internet without Cable or a Phone Line

by | Jan 14, 2022 | TV FAQs

You don’t have to pay for cable TV or home phone to get great internet service—and we’ve got the internet plans and pricing to prove it.

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Best TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction 2022

by | Jan 11, 2022 | Best Of, Featured

In our comprehensive annual survey, our TV experts asked customers of 11 top providers to rate their TV service’s customer service, features, functionality, pricing, and subscriptions.

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Top 5 DVRs of 2022

by | | Best Of, Equipment Guides

Do you love TV but don’t have a schedule that lets you watch your favorite shows when they air? You need a DVR. With the recording and storage power of a good DVR, you can keep up with everything you like to watch, and then some. And you won’t need a half dozen streaming subscriptions to do it.

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How to Watch Champions League 2021–2022

by | Jan 7, 2022 | Best Of, Entertainment

The 2021–2022 Champions League Tournament has already started. Do you have the right TV package and channels? Find out how to watch Champions League today!

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Sling versus Youtube TV

Sling TV vs. YouTube TV

by | Jan 5, 2022 | Reviews, Versus Reviews

Sling TV offers a good deal for an affordable price—its packages have some flexibility, and its largest package is still cheaper than YouTube TV. But YouTube TV offers more channels and unlimited cloud DVR storage space, so in many ways, you really do get what you pay for.

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Best TV Packages and Deals for January 2022

by | Jan 3, 2022 | Best Of, Reviews

These offerings are among the best TV has to offer, but they’re not exactly cheap. The good stuff never is. But if you invest in one of these prime offerings, be ready to change your TV experience forever.

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Optimum vs AT&T providers


by | Dec 31, 2021 | Reviews, Versus Reviews

Cable apples and streaming oranges aside, Optimum is better than AT&T TV. It has the best channel counts, bundles, and value—especially when you consider its no-contract plans and $500 contract buyout.

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Best Surround Sound Systems for Beginners in 2022

by | Dec 22, 2021 | Best Of, Equipment Guides

When it comes to sound systems, there are a lot of options. From simple soundbars to eight-speaker setups, there’s something to suit every living room and budget. We’ll walk you through everything you need to know before you make your decision.

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Best Dorm Room TVs for Students 2022

by | Dec 20, 2021 | Reviews

Best overall Toshiba 43LF711U20 43" 4K Smart LED TV – Fire TV Edition Price: $179.99 Screen size: 43" Resolution: 4K UHD HDR Refresh rate: 60Hz HDMI ports: 3 View on Amazon Jump to review Best for limited space VIZIO D-Series 24” Class Smart TV Price: $138.00 Screen size: 24" Resolution: 1080p HDMI ports: 2 View [...]

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