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.
Dream Job: Get Paid to Watch Your Favorite TV Series
by Randy Harward | Apr 11, 2022 | Uncategorized
The application period for this Dream Job has closed, and we have chosen our winner. Thanks to everyone who applied! But a true TV fanatic wouldn’t let anything stop them from a good old-fashioned binge-watch. Stop by our Best Streaming Services guide and pick the right service for you. Not sure which show to watch [...]Read more
Dream Job: Get Paid to Stream a 24-Hour Horror Movie Marathon, Part Two: The Watchening!
by Randy Harward | Apr 8, 2022 | Outreach
CableTV.com will pay you $2,000 to watch your own all-night horror movie festival.Read more
The Best Cable Brands to Watch While on the Go
by Randy Harward | Mar 16, 2022 | Equipment Guides
As we become increasingly mobile, it’s important for cable providers to find ways to allow us to take our favorite TV shows on the road. Before the travel bug bites, take time to find a provider that travels well with you and can let you enjoy cable on the go.Read more
Why People Still Pay for Cable in 2022
by Randy Harward | Mar 10, 2022 | Outreach
With all of the streaming services out there, why are people still paying for cable TV? Our survey shows some Americans don’t get streaming.Read more
Basic Cable Packages and Channels Guide 2023
by Randy Harward | Feb 24, 2022 | TV FAQs
Our experts spent hundreds of hours looking into basic cable, how to get it, and whether or not it’s actually worth your money.Read more
What Is a Smart TV?
by Randy Harward | Dec 14, 2021 | Equipment Guides, TV FAQs
If you’re in the market for a new TV, you’ve almost certainly run across the term smart TV. And if you’re like most folks, you’re almost certainly wondering what the heck that is. We’re here to walk you through everything you need to answer the question, “What is a smart TV?”Read more
The State of Cable TV 2021
by Randy Harward | Dec 8, 2021 | Industry News
We surveyed 1,000 CableTV.com readers and found that in the cable vs. streaming wars, customers appear to want both.Read more
Best Projectors: A Buyers Guide
by Randy Harward | May 21, 2021 | Best Of, Equipment Guides
Have you heard about the giant screen sizes and near-TV image quality you can get with projection TV? We’ve been researching and testing projectors just so we can tell you about the good ones. Our five recommendations include the best overall and the best for streaming, gaming, and portability. And, for our peeps on a budget, we even tested an entry-level projector that costs less than 100 bucks.Read more
Can I Watch TV on My Laptop, Computer, Phone, or Tablet?
by Randy Harward | Dec 17, 2020 | TV FAQs
Today, however, it’s more common for people to watch TV on their computers, smartphones, and tablets.Read more
2020’s Best TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction
by Randy Harward | Aug 17, 2020 | Uncategorized
We at CableTV.com are full of opinions about TV providers—but what do customers think? They use the services daily, and pay the monthly bill, after all. What they think matters. That’s why we ask for their thoughts in our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. Daily use of a TV service is sustained product testing. People who [...]Read more