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CableTV.com Hosts A Super Bowl Party For The Road Home’s Supportive Housing Community

by | Feb 8, 2019 | Industry News | 0 

Whether you watch for the commercials, the camaraderie, or because you actually want to see the game, it’s likely you’re among the millions of Americans who tune in to watch the Super Bowl each year. As a team of professional TV junkies, we’re usually posted up on our sofas to watch the game right along [...]

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No, Netflix and Hulu are Not Killing Cable

by | Apr 23, 2014 | Industry News | 0 

Perhaps we could excuse a little journalistic sensationalism, but to claim “Netflix and Hulu Are Starting to Kill Cable” is either naïve or dishonest. We’ve heard that claim a lot lately based on an Experian study which found cord-cutters (people who have internet but no TV subscription service) went from 4.5% to 6.5% in the […]

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What Kind of Person Watches Reality TV?

by | Jan 15, 2013 | Industry News | 0 

Some studies have agreed that while reality TV might not exactly win you a MENSA card, it might not be as drool-inducing as your mom feared. In fact, you might be surprised at the type of people who count reality TV among their favorites.

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Does Brain Activity While Watching TV Make Us More Susceptible to Ads?

by | Feb 7, 2012 | Industry News | 0 

It’s not that brain activity completely decreases when we watch cable TV, but rather, it shifts. Plenty of conspiracy theories and “save our children” websites will teach us that this shift in brain activity while watching television is habit-forming and a subtle method of mind control, but claims like this have yet to be substantiated […]

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Why Mountain Time Gets No Love on TV.

by | Jul 15, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

For as far back as I can remember, the way TV stations announce air times has been confusing. You know: when a commercial catches your attention for a new show or premier movie and then, in the last five seconds, mutter something about “7, 8 central” and you either have to figure out which time […]

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Why Do Channels Stick Their Logo On the Screen?

by | Jul 11, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

What's the deal with network channels sticking their logo in the corner of the screen during a show? When CableTV.com blog reader Samia wrote in to ask us about that little logo, we figured it was interesting enough to post about here for everyone to read. Samia writes: "Is there a particular corner of television [...]

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Where Do Our Old TVs Go? (Graphic)

by | Jun 10, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

What happens to old TVs when we’re done with them? If your TV screen breaks or something internally goes wrong, you’re likely to simply throw the whole thing away. Despite the fact that TVs should be recycled, most Americans tend to throw their old and broken TVs straight into the garbage. Reportedly, more than 100,000 […]

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What 9,000 TV Channel Logos Looks Like

by | May 26, 2011 | Entertainment, Industry News | 1 

There are thousands upon thousands of TV channels available to watch worldwide. Unfortunately it’s nearly impossible to fully grasp the absolutely massive number of television channels out there today because we only ever see them on our TV guides or randomly around the internet. For each channel, there’s a logo design that is easily recognizable […]

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What does the world watch on TV?

by | May 18, 2011 | Industry News | 0 

If you had to guess what television shows have been watched more than any other, what would you guess? Sports games, movies, parade broadcasts, breaking news? As it turns out: we really love watching sporting events, season finales, and controversial episodes of already popular shows. From 1983 until 2010 the season finale of the cult […]

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