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.

Best TV Packages and Deals

Best TV Packages and Deals for July 2022

by | Jun 29, 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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America’s Most Popular Marvel Movies

by | | Entertainment

America loves The Avengers, Iron Man, and Black Panther the most. But how do Marvel movies fare regionally in the US?

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A collage of Blu-ray cover art for Uncle Sam, Citizen Ruth, A League of Their Own, Idiocracy, American History X, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Roots, and Milk.

9 Non-Traditional Movies to Stream This 4th of July (That Aren’t Independence Day)

by | Jun 28, 2022 | Entertainment

This 4th of July feels different, doesn’t it? Americans hate Americans more than ever. The concept of our great country is obscured while our rights are being trampled upon and even revoked. The normal celebrations don’t seem to fit. So maybe instead of parades and fireworks, we can stay inside and watch nine films that remind us what it really means to be American.

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Elvis Presley in Jailhouse Rock

3 Movies We Wish Elvis Had Made

by | Jun 23, 2022 | Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann’s musical biopic, Elvis (2022), comes out today. We’re stoked to see Elvis but also nostalgic for the corny-cool Elvis flicks (Viva Las Vegas, Jailhouse Rock, Love Me Tender, et al.) that we used to watch late at night. And that makes us wonder: Had he lived, would Elvis still be making movies today? Of course, we had to indulge in that daydream.

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Xfinity versus Directv

DIRECTV vs. Xfinity

by | Jun 20, 2022 | Versus Reviews

DIRECTV packages are expensive but probably worth it for sports fans. Xfinity TV packages have fewer channels but a better user experience.

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Flat screen OLED display TV

What Is OLED TV?

by | | Equipment Guides, Reviews

OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display screen technology is where organic carbon molecules on a glass or plastic base are hit with electricity, causing them to light up in different patterns and colors to create the crisp images you see on your TV.

OLED’s unique design beats current LED and QLED displays in picture quality and viewing angles (so there’s never a bad seat in the house), plus space-saving thin profiles. But quality has a price—OLED TVs are also top-of-the-line in cost. So there’s lots to consider before buying.

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Side-by-side headshots of Walter White and Sheriff Andy Taylor

TV Dad Thunderdome

by | Jun 16, 2022 | Entertainment

Two dads enter—one dad leaves. Or both dads leave. Or no dads leave. That’s how it works in TV Dad Thunderdome, where we pair six TV pops in fantasy grudge matches. Why? Because Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19.

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DISH Remote

How to Program a DISH Remote

by | | TV FAQs

So you’ve got a DISH universal remote, and you want to get it set up to control your entire home theater, rather than just your Hopper or Joey receiver. Piece of cake!

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DirecTV Universal Remote

How to Program Your DIRECTV Remote

by | | TV FAQs

Does using your new DIRECTV remote have you scratching your head? We’ve made a step-by-step guide to help you get it paired and ready to go.

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Two people holding two smartphones in front of a tv

How to Connect Your iPhone to Your TV

by | | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs

Whether you need to mirror your phone screen or use your iPhone as a remote, we’ve rounded up the most common ways to connect your iPhone to your TV and how to do it.

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