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Randy Harward

Writer

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. When he’s not watching glorious, mind-rotting TV or the oscillating TV industry as a Staff Writer for CableTV.com, he watches TV 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 Surround Sound Systems for Beginners in 2021

by | Dec 2, 2020 | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

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 Smart TVs for 2021

by | Nov 4, 2020 | Best Of, Equipment Guides, Featured | 0 

If you’re in the market for a new TV, the number of options can seem overwhelming. You know you want a smart TV to stream your favorite shows, but which brand? What type of display? Should you spring for OLED? Below, we’ve gathered the best smart TVs out right now. Just relax, pick your favorite, and enjoy.

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Dream Job: Get Paid to Stream a 24-Hour Horror Movie Marathon

by | Oct 27, 2020 | Featured, Outreach | 0 

Congratulations to Tom Croom, winner of the CableTV.com/ HighSpeedInternet.com Horror Movie Marathon Dream Job. He’ll spend this Halloween watching 24 hours of freaky films, gnawing gummi eyeballs (or some other candied appendage), and—if he’s anything like us—rolling in his $1,000 temp-gig salary.

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Sling TV vs. AT&T TV NOW

by | Sep 22, 2020 | Reviews, Versus Reviews | 0 

We prefer Sling TV’s lower starting prices, kids and sports programming, frequent deals, and usability over AT&T TV NOW. But its channel lineups are confusing even though they’re much cheaper than AT&T TV NOW.

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The Most Impressionable Ages to Consume Popular Media

2020 Survey Results Show the Age Most Americans are Influenced by Popular Culture

by | Aug 31, 2020 | Industry News | 0 

Do you recall how old you were when you encountered your favorite movie, TV show, book, or album? At first blush, it might seem like a silly detail. But think about it—the media we watch, read, and listen to teaches us about, and helps shape, the world. Find out what shows, movies, and more shaped our readers’ lives.

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Best TV Providers in Customer Satisfaction 2020

by | Aug 17, 2020 | Uncategorized | 0 

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 [...]

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Best Satellite TV Providers 2020

by | Aug 13, 2020 | Best Of, Reviews | 0 

Is DIRECTV, DISH, or Orby TV the best satellite TV provider? Read our guide to learn about each providers’ channels, plans, bundles, DVR, other equipment, and customer service.

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Compare Cable, Satellite, and Streaming TV Providers

by | Jun 26, 2020 | TV FAQs, Versus Reviews | 0 

TV used to be as simple as switching on a box and drooling. Now we have cable, satellite, two types of streaming services, and even indoor TV antennas.
In our comprehensive guide we explore each service head-to-head so you can get the right TV provider for you.

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Best Dorm Room TVs for Students 2020

by | May 15, 2020 | Reviews | 0 

Best overall TOSHIBA 43LF711U20 43" 4K UHD Smart TV - Fire TV Edition $239.99 VIEW ON AMAZON Best for limited space VIZIO D-Series 24" Class Smart TV $138.00 VIEW ON AMAZON Most versatile DBPOWER RD820 Mini Projector $93.99 VIEW ON AMAZON Amazon.com prices (as of 5/1/20 12:00 MST). Product prices and availability are accurate as [...]

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Dream Job: Get Paid to Watch Your Favorite TV Series

by | May 14, 2020 | Uncategorized | 12 

Hey. What are you up to lately? Staying home and watching TV? So is everyone at CableTV.com—but it’s our job. It could be your job too: we’re paying up to five people $2,000 each to watch every episode of every season of their favorite TV series. Who we want to hire The successful candidate for [...]

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