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Compare Basic Cable Channel Plans Before You Buy

Even in our solidly online global community, many people still prefer television to the internet. Still, they don’t need the upper-tier 400+ channel package or 17 different streaming services to tend to their fix. In other words, we still need basic cable in this world.

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Cable and Satellite TV: A Comparative Guide

For the rest of the piece, we’ll be talking about both satellite and cable TV in terms of their origins, how they compare, and some options you might have. Everyone will have different needs and preferences, so consider your options and which service we think is better for certain groups.

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Is Satellite TV More Dependable Than Cable TV?

Although some people believe that Cable and Satellite TV are outdated methods of watching television, many people still use them because of their global coverage. Nowadays, cable or satellite TV providers can give their customers an impressive array of content and services they can enjoy anytime.

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Streaming vs. Cable Statistics – 2022

Yet while many people are cutting the cord, it isn’t as simple as that. There are a lot of factors at play, cable companies are adapting, and demographics and preferences don’t change so easily. It’s helpful to understand these factors and trends, whether you are a professional in one of the industries or just someone who is interested in where entertainment is heading. Here are the key statistics and trends when it comes to streaming vs. cable in 2022.

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U.S. Cable Subscriber Statistics – 2022

If you’re reading this, do you still have a cable subscription? How many people do you know who have “cut the cord”? While millions of households still have a cable subscription (more on that in a bit), millions of people each year decide to go without cable, making this the most turbulent time in the history of cable television. There are competitors on the scene, and cable needs to respond accordingly.

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Fall 2022 TV Schedule- Are your Favorite Shows Returning?

Television can be a great part of your day, something to look forward to, and a lot to take in all at once. With every season comes new and exciting shows, and there are more things you can watch from previous seasons available for streaming at just the touch (or click) of a button.

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Advertising on Cable TV – How to Connect to Your Audience

Yet advertising can be a complex subject, and you would not be alone in thinking that. You need to not only connect to an audience but connect to the right audience. Additionally, you need to consider costs, production, and so much more.

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The Impact Inflation Has on Streaming Service Prices

If you look at the news in late 2021 and into 2022, you will see the word “inflation” pretty much everywhere. It gets so much attention because it is an important indicator of the economic health of a country and because it can have such a big impact on our lives. Streaming services are not immune to the perils of inflation. Here’s everything you need to know about how inflation impacts our ability to pay for and watch TV.

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Top Reality Shows to Binge in Summer 2022

Whether you’re new to this world or have been hooked for ages, you should know that there are reality shows and then there are reality shows. There’s a lot of junk out there, but there’s also plenty of gold. Here’s a list of the top reality shows to binge this summer:

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Content Viewing Statistics for 2022

Yet understanding the content of today, and how and how often we view it, is essential to understanding today’s culture and where we are headed. That is why despite how large an undertaking it can be, we want to look at some of the key recent stats on content viewing.

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The Best Soundtracks to Your Favorite Movies

Music and movies go together like two peas in a pod. Setting a scene to the right song can totally transform it, taking it from “pretty good” to iconic in a matter of seconds. Because of this, movie directors and producers spend a great deal of time curating the music for their films, often choosing to have artists create new tracks just for the move.

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15 Life-Changing Documentaries to Watch

Therefore, we’ve picked out some of the best and most impactful documentaries you can find. We are certain there will be one for you, and while we tried to avoid super-niche topics, there’s a wealth of options to be had.

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How to Access Movies Outside Your Region

The fine details might vary based on your particular setup and situation, but here are the general steps you need to take to watch movies outside of your region:

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How Has Cable TV Changed Our Daily Lives

Therefore, it can be hard for people living today to fully grasp just how much cable television has changed our lives. To help clarify this, here’s a brief history of cable TV and its growth, as well as a summary of the many different ways it has changed our daily lives.

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How Much TV Do We Watch?

Television is something that is constantly present, but we might not think about too often. Rather, while we might think about the shows, channels, and programs, we might not think about our relationship with it, or how much TV we watch each day.

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Movies We Love to Hate

Whether you’re looking for something to watch for a bad movie night or just want to know what people don’t like, here are 15 movies that are so much fun to hate:

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The Cost of Cable Worldwide

Knowing this, we started wondering: is cable TV as expensive in other parts of the world? What do people pay for cable TV in Europe? What about Asia? And what do they get for their money?

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Network TV to Now: How We Got Here

It’s a fascinating story, and one we hope you’ll stick with us for it. Yet how did we get here from an expensive, tiny screen about 100 years ago? It really is a long story with many parts, so let’s dive right into it:

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23 Ways to Lower Your Monthly Entertainment Bills

Here are 21 things you can do pretty might right now that will reduce your monthly entertainment bills and allow you to enjoy life for less.

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The Top 18 Iconic Scenes From Romantic Comedies

But among romantic comedies, there are some that stand out, and among those, there are specific scenes that remain frozen in our collective memories. If you need some help remembering these iconic scenes, here are 18 of the best.

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History of the Television: From Tubes to Today

Television is such a huge part of our lives that it is hard to imagine that it is less than 100 years old. Here's a basic history of television and programming as we inch closer to that century mark.

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The Best Romantic Movies To Watch This Valentine's Day

If you’re in the mood for some love this Valentine’s Day, here are 40+ of the best romantic movies you can and should watch. Find one that speaks to you, snuggle up on the couch, and enjoy!

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Top 17 Movies to Watch as a Family

Here are 17 amazing movies, in no particular order, that we think can make for a great evening with your family:

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How to Watch Super Bowl LVI

Super Bowl is a huge event watched by people all over the world. Here's everything you need to know about Super Bowl LVI: from when and where to watch it to making the most of your viewing experience.

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Where to Stream Your Favorite Holiday Movies This Season

To save you time and get you watching your favorite film as soon as the family gets there, here’s some information on where to stream your favorite holiday movies.

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How 5G Will Impact Your Smart Home

5G is going to completely change how we think about mobile broadband internet and smartphone capability. The impacts of 5G are going to be felt in many other industries and will also impact smart home technology. Here's everything you need to know about how 5G will impact your smart home.

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How Was Cable Invented?

So, let's explore how cable was invented, as well as some of the key developments that led to it becoming such a mainstay in our modern lives.

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The Most Inspiring Moments From Sports Movies and TV Shows

To help you get the most out of sports movies, and also to bring some inspiration into your life, here are some of the most inspiring moments from sports movies and TV shows.

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Why People Love Action Movies

While we are not scientists or acclaimed film experts, we did look at what makes action movies so popular. Further still, we wanted to learn more about why people love them specifically. Is it people’s expectations, something about the movies themselves, or something else entirely? Perhaps people just like explosions (spoiler: many people love explosions, and the more and bigger the better).

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The 17 Best Movies for a Netflix and Chill Date Night

What type of dates do you normally like to have? Ones where you go out and do the most exciting thing possible? Nice dinners to someplace you haven’t been before? Or do you prefer something more intimate in the comforts of your own home? And while the phrase “Netflix and chill” is something of a joke, it hides a truth that many of us like those evenings where we can just relax with a movie or series with someone we care about. If both people are on board, it can make for the perfect date.

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How Cable News Has Shaped the World

Today, cable news is everywhere. And as it has grown in popularity, it has had a profound impact on the world, some of the good and some of it bad. Read on to find out how cable news has gone on to shape our world, and how it will continue to do the same moving forward.

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Surround Sound Vs. Sound Bar Sound System: Which One Is Right for You?

Whether you are dedicated to music as your passion in life or just want the best possible entertainment experience, how you get sound into your living room is an important decision. Sure, you can use the default speakers inside of your television, but that is hardly the best you can do, even if you get a high-end TV. Instead, what you need is something more dedicated, something engineered to make you marvel at what musicians and sound engineers can do in modern entertainment.

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How to Choose the Best Auxiliary Cable for Your Television

An auxiliary cable is used to transmit audio signals between two devices. They are used for everything audio and music-related. Here's everything you need to know about these cables and some tips on finding the best one for you.

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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: 2022 Edition

Here are the 15 most watched shows in cable news as of January 2022 (the most recent data as of the time of this writing):

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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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