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20 Critically Acclaimed Movies Available on Demand

Because of the recent pandemic, the idea of watching or going out to the movies certainly has changed. Fortunately, there are plenty of amazing movies available on demand. Between all the streaming platforms as well as cable options, there are many ways to enjoy just about any film on earth. This list of 20 of the best critically acclaimed movies available on-demand will help you decide what to watch.

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The Top Most Watched Shows in Cable News: 2021 Edition

Since even the dawn of the century, cable news has become an increasingly important phenomenon. People get much of their information about the world from it, and in some cases many of their opinions as well.

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The Top 15 Educational TV Shows for Kids of All Ages

How do you feel about the values and concepts being taught to your kids currently? What would you like them to learn? Fortunately, no matter what your answers, there are great shows with fantastic lessons to work with. There are shows on TV and available via streaming that are fun, educational, and nurturing of your children’s best qualities.

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The 15 Best Exercise Programs Available Today

When you picture a workout video, you might still imagine vintage, 1980’s-style exercise tapes streaming on your TV. Like so many other forms of video entertainment, there are plenty of different ways to get your body moving alongside a video today.

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How to Set Up a Cable Box at Your New Home

We understand if setting up a cable box seems confusing or worry-some, especially if you haven’t done it before. Well, you have nothing to fear. We can guide you through the steps no matter your situation, so keep on reading below for more info:

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Everything You Need to Know About Friends: The Reunion

Friends was one of the first shows that offered viewers a very simple premise: follow the lives of a series of 20-somethings in the big city. It may seem a common narrative trope nowadays however, at the time that it premiered, Friends changed the world of TV sitcoms.

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30+ Stats About Cable News: A Shrinking Yet Still Powerful Medium

Speaking the words “cable news” almost instantly sparks controversy. However, no matter your opinion on cable news, it’s impossible to discount its influence. Check out these 30 stats to learn more about where cable news is today and where it's heading.

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How Comcast is Promoting Accessibility

We live in a world that is becoming increasingly focused on and concerned about equality. Those who take the time to look more closely at the societies we’ve built can see that there are some gross injustices. So they have begun taking steps to right those wrongs so that we can continue to make things better for the generations to come.

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What Does the Future Hold for TV Talk Shows?

Daytime TV talk shows are everyone’s favorite background sound. Relatively easy to produce, they provide a constant stream of comforting noise that can certainly fill an empty space. And beyond just providing a background for everyday life, there are plenty of programs that host interesting guests, discuss the latest in current events, and screen entertaining games and challenge competitions.

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15+ TV Shows That Know Their Tech

Movies and television are a place where we allow our imaginations to run wild. Not bound by the same limitations as real life, we can use these settings to create different lives and play out scenarios that only really exist in our minds.

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Keeping Us Connected During the Pandemic: How Broadband and Cable Companies Have Given Back to Communities in Need

Keeping Us Connected During the Pandemic: How Broadband and Cable Companies Have Given Back to Communities in Need

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Is Streaming Actually Different From Cable TV?

The world of television entertainment has changed dramatically in the past few years. After decades of remaining mainly the same (our only options were free antenna TV or paid cable), we now have more choices than ever.

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The Best Cables for Your HD TV

We know how important providing a good signal is, and how much of a difference a good cable makes to that. What is the point in buying a good cable if you are going to need to replace it anyway?

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The Top 12 Shows that Started on the Internet

The line between internet, television, and other formats and forms of entertainment and communication keeps blurring. The internet has become an essential part of most of our lives, with our work, social lives, and entertainment all link to it.

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The Consolidation of Options: How Limited Will Streaming Choices Be?

How many streaming services do you have a subscription to, and how much does it cost you? How does that total compare to what you are paying for television services, and how does the total and your general streaming situation compare to what you were looking at only a few years ago?

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The Top 20 Reality Shows to Binge This Fall

Come pandemic, disaster, or cultural shifts, reality TV marches on. Delays in production have caused a slowdown in new shows to watch, but thankfully reality television has a fast production cycle compared to scripted shows. Now that more people are vaccinated and restrictions to filming and gatherings have been lifted, reality TV can get back off the ground .

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Wrapping Up Your Cables: How to Keep Those Wires Organized

Your living room is nearly perfect, except for that unsightly mess of tangled wires. You know the ones- those wires that coil around the room, in front of and behind your entertainment center (and in some cases around the rest of your home). Everything has its place, so why not your cables?

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30 Best LGBTQ Films of All Time

If the art that we make as a society showcases how we think and feel about ourselves, then for art to truly serve its purpose, it must give space to a diversity of voices. We are all different, and therefore we all have different stories to tell.

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Why Your Home Cinema Is Even Better Than the Movie Theater

For most of our lives, going to the movies was a true treat. Between the big screen, the awesome sound quality, the yummy snacks, and the fun night out, nothing could beat catching a movie at the theater.

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Fake Crowds: How Live Sports Broadcasts Have Changed

After a certain point in the pandemic, we gained a better understanding of the virus, how to best prevent its spread, and the best quarantine measures to keep the virus away from athletes, coaches, and other sports and broadcasting professionals.

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Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Change Our Viewing Habits?

It's hard to find an area of our lives that hasn't been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The sudden emergence of the virus, as well as the many restrictions and necessary behavior changes, pretty much turned our world upside down. We changed how we work, learn, communicate, and so much more. All of this meant our television habits changed, and they may have changed forever. We did into precisely what is different about how we watch TV and what this might mean for the future.

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Customer Satisfaction: How Do TV Providers Compare?

Are you currently happy with your TV provider or cable service? Have you ever been left frustrated by the customer service call center? Or do you rave about your TV provider to your friends and colleagues? We look a the trends in customer satisfaction for the main TV providers across the country.

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Is 5G A Threat To Cable TV?

Today, the big buzzword in the tech industry is 5G. Some people say 5G could bring about the end of cable TV, whereas others think it won't have much of an impact. We take a deep dive into the issue to discover whether this new technology really is a threat.

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How To Connect Your Phone to the TV (All The Tips and Tricks You Need)

Your phone is a miracle of modern programming and engineering, but what it lacks is a large screen. It can't compare to the size of a TV. Fortunately, there are several ways to connect your phone and TV to get the best of both worlds. Here are some of the main ways to connect your phone to your TV and how to go about them.

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The Pros And Cons Of Bundles

When you are trying to determine what you will do for cable, internet, and perhaps additional services, there are plenty of options. You might consider getting some services as a bundle, as they can genuinely save you money and improve your quality of life. Here we look at the pros and cons and how you can weigh up whether a bundle is right for you.

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16 TV Shows That Ended Way Too Soon

The world of television is a complex one. TV shows are simultaneously an art and a business. They cost money to produce, and their function is to generate revenue for the network or streaming service. This often means some great shows get canceled, despite a cult following. Here are 16 TV shows that were canceled far too soon.

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How To Negotiate With Your Cable Company

Do you feel you’re paying too much for cable? You’re probably not alone. The average monthly cost of a cable subscription currently hovers around $65 per month, though many people pay upwards of $217 per month for their entire cable package. If you feel you're not getting a good deal , here are some handy tips to help you negotiate a better one.

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10 Educational TV Shows To Entertain The Kids This Summer

With the ability to go outside still somewhat limited because of the lingering pandemic, more parents are now thinking of better ways for their children to spend their time. While some families might be able to go without TV, there are still plenty of kids who watch it every day. While not every educational TV show is the most thrilling for kids to watch, quality has only gone up since you were a child. There are many educational shows on every platform, but here are ten of the best:

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A History of TV Censorship In America

Considering the United States is seen as a bastion for freedom, it might come as a surprise to read the words “TV censorship in America.” After all, freedom of speech is literally the first freedom secured by the Bill of Rights. When most of us think of censorship, we think of countries such as China, where the government actively restricts access to information it thinks will limit its power. However, TV censorship is present in the United States, although it looks a lot different from what we might traditionally consider censorship.

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The Highest Rated TV Broadcasts of All Time

What do people like to watch on TV? When was the last time you could remember practically everyone you know watching? Sure, there were some shows that proved very popular in your friend group, but what about something that everyone talked about and was clearly on the minds of people you passed by in the street? What does event television look like, and does it still exist today?

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Port Guide: How to Properly Hook Up Your TV

While a television setup can mean near-endless entertainment, it also means wires, and plugging in. For someone who has not done it before or is dealing with something new, it can be a little confusing. Not only do you want to avoid creating a rat’s nest of wires behind your TV, but you also need to make sure everything is secure and correctly installed. Here is everything you should know about hooking up your TV and the various ports you are likely to come across.

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The Growth and Impact of Cable News

There was once a time when the news operated as part of a “cycle.” Initially, the newspapers determined this cycle, since papers could only be printed and distributed daily. The news came out once every 24-hours or more. However, cable news has changed that, meaning news is now available 24/7. Is this a good or bad thing? We discuss the key points here.

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12 Essential Accessories for Your New TV

If you are reading this, you have either gotten a new TV recently or you are looking for something to add to your entertainment or living room setup. There’s a lot to get on top of a simple TV and couch to bring out the most of your entertainment setup. Sure, you can get by with the remote that came with the TV and your cable plan, but there is so much more that can add more viewing options, ease-of-access, additional comfort, and an improved experience.

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The 12 Best Work From Home Gadgets And Accessories

If you're reading this, we assume you already have a computer and basic desk for handling your work, but what else might you need? What can help you get through the day and make sure you are doing your job well despite perhaps being in a different environment from normal? While you need to bring focus and discipline to the table, fortunately, you can also order other parts of the equation online. Here, we look at 12 accessories and gadgets that can make you work at home experience more comfortable.

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What Size TV Should I Buy?

Are you looking for a new television? Did your old one break or perhaps you just want to upgrade? What size you need for different situations will vary, and if your new TV is too big or too small, it could lead to issues or even needing to return the TV. We want you to avoid the hassle by preparing ahead of time and telling you which measurements to make.

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The 5 Best TVs For Gaming In 2021

When you game, you want to be immersed in the experience. Your set-up is extremely important, and many games are immersive experiences with breathtaking graphics. There are many TV options for gamers but here we look at our top 5 picks in 2021.

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Children and Screen Time: How Much is Too Much?

It's hard to go anywhere in this world without looking at a screen. With so many digital devices out there – from phones and tablets to computers and TVs – there is always something to look at. For children specifically, the temptation to stare at a screen is often too hard to resist, leading to unhealthy habits. So, how much screen time is too much?

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Which TV Show Really Is The Best Ever?

Television has been around since around 1950, or at least that's when TV sets started appearing in middle-class homes across the country. Since then, it has grown to be a staple in our lives; few things entertain us more than our televisions. Popular TV is a frequent topic of conversation and in this article, we try to answer that all-important question, which TV show really is the best ever?

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15 Things You Could Achieve Tonight Instead Of Watching TV

While watching TV (or streaming some form of content) can be a lovely way to spend an evening, it can also be a default activity. You do not feel much sense of accomplishment outside of finishing a season of the show we are most recently binge-watching. Here are 15 ideas that you can try out instead of watching your favorite show tonight.

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How Much Internet Bandwidth Do I Need To Stream TV?

More people are streaming their content than ever before and streaming more content to more devices. Yet, how much bandwidth you need to stream the content of your choice? What differences do you need to consider?

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Which Streaming Stick Is Right for You?

The "streaming stick" is a device or accessory that can connect to your television and allow for the streaming of content. It is easy to see why they became so popular. There are several sticks to choose from, which speaks volumes about their popularity but can also confuse potential customers. We're here to look at the main players and help you decide.

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What Has America Been Watching During COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic that has raged for the past year has put an incredible amount of stress on all of us. Restrictions on businesses limit what we can do for recreation, and one of the best things you can do to help others is to stay home. While this is the safest thing to do, the consequence is boredom. Extreme boredom. This has led many of us to seek out new hobbies and adopt new habits, such as watching TV but what exactly has America been settling down to during COVID-19?

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The 10 Best End of the World Movies to Enjoy in 2021

Will the world end in fire, or will it end in ice? Or will it be an alien invasion that uses superweapons to destroy Earth's ecosystems over time? The speculation is endless, and it has been an enduring pastime of people to speculate on the end of the world, how it will happen, and what people will do. This event has been played out in literally thousands of end of the world movies, and here, we give you the rundown of our top ten list.

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The Most Binge-Worthy TV Series Of The Last Decade

In the past, we could only ever watch one episode at a time, mainly because episodes only aired once a week. Such a format meant that the cliffhanger ending was crucial; you had to keep audiences engaged for at least a week. Streaming is different. When one episode finishes and you're dying to see what comes next, all you need to do is wait a few seconds, and it will appear on your screen. Of course, this can lead to hours – or sometimes whole days – binge-watchng.

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Projector Or TV? Which Is Right For Your Household?

If you are reading this, then you are likely looking at a new TV, or are going to be moving to a new home or apartment soon. You are also probably thinking about making a significant upgrade to your home entertainment system. Picture quality and the way you experience your entertainment matter to you. So, are you going to invest in a TV or a projector? We're here to help you decide.

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25 Fun Ideas For A Family Night In

Staying in has definitely become the new going out. For most of us, Saturday evenings at the movies, pizza parlor, or arcade are much more memories of a strangely distant past than a feature of our current reality. Every family has different interests, but we've compiled a list of more than 20 ways you can spend a night in with your family. Try them out, and we bet you'll have so much fun that these nights in become a key part of your family life moving forward.

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The 5 Best Alternatives to Amazon Fire TV

If, like an increasing number of viewers, you’re tired of cable television and have recently joined the ranks of cord-cutters, welcome! It sure feels freeing, doesn’t it? But what now? Where do you get all your favorite shows from? A lot of viewers opted for Amazon Fire Sticks, especially before there were alternatives available. Now, however, there are plenty of options and we take a look at the best alternatives to Amazon Fire TV.

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The 7 Best TV Set-Top Boxes on the Market

Cable has lost subscribers in recent years, due partly to people’s increasing disinterest in traditional TV and partly to the growing number of viable alternatives, like set-top boxes. Yet ditching regular cable doesn’t mean giving up all your shows. If you’re a cord-cutter, IPTV is the best option around, because it enables you to enjoy all your favorite programs, and more.

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4K and Beyond: The Future of TV Viewing

If you're into TV and technology, you may be one of the lucky ones who has a 4K TV. You're probably enjoying incredibly crisp, clear viewing with exceptionally vivid colors. You've also probably heard that 8K is creeping in, and that's leaving some people a bit skeptical – 4K has just come out; why is 8K being launched so fast? Are the improvements that significant? Do we all need to run out and buy a new TV, and will previous technologies become obsolete? Let's take a look at the broader image of TV viewing, how it has developed over the years, where it is now, and where it is likely to go in the next few years

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What’s The Most Popular Cable Show In Your State?

TV is at the heart of American culture. Ever since the television first became mainstream, people have been consuming show after show for decades. The characters and storylines from these many programs seep into everyday life, and keeping up with the latest TV hit often becomes a matter of social survival. Are you wondering what's most popular in your state? We've got all the latest info for you.

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