I'd like to buy a brand new stand alone DVD recorder that has an over the air tuner (US) for under $200. Any recommendations? [more inside]
How do I wirelessly stream laptop output to TV? No DLNA, no Intel WiDi, but HDMI port available. [more inside]
My tv has turquoise colored lines all over it, and also on top of menus. It just randomly did this, no lightning storm or anything. Any ideas?
Sharp Aquos LC-46D62U or LC-52D62U (Tv is mounted to wall and the manual is for both tv's. Not sure which one mine is.)
Fans: What are the absolutely essentials episodes in Season 4? [more inside]
Is there a Readability-like app for video that will send YouTube videos to my Tivo or Apple TV with one or two mouse clicks? [more inside]
I have been asked to help a friend set up her (not yet purchased) TV as a wireless monitor for her computer. Can you explain it to me like I'm 5? [more inside]
I want to get rid of cable, but don't want to lose the content my wife and I like. There are too many options, so I need help piecing together the right setup. [more inside]
I'm having problems with my escapism. How do I kick my TV addiction? [more inside]
Wondering if I can stream the screen image from my laptop to my TV... [more inside]
How realistic is the portrayal of the media's coverage of the prison on Oz
? (No spoilers in the question, potential for some in the answers.) [more inside]
I am very much enjoying HBO's In Treatment. I was amazed by the number of episodes in each season and then learned it was originally broadcast daily on week nights. How was this managed in terms of filming, cast availability etc.? Was it filmed entirely ahead of broadcast, as I understand HBO series tend to be? it seems unmanageable and risky otherwise.
What are some TV commercials of the past couple of years that showcase some of the cheesy tropes of American television advertising? [more inside]
Who has tried to sell a network/studio on an idea for a TV series by producing an episode on their own? Stories of success and failures both welcome. [more inside]
How can I view or purchase the scifi TV movie Target Earth / Taken Away (1998)? [more inside]
How much planning (or lack thereof) goes into the selection of knowledge-based game show categories & questions? [more inside]
What strange sci-fi movie or show am I sort-of remembering from ~20-22 years ago featuring a woman giving birth to an egg through her belly button? [more inside]
What early to mid 70s (probably made for TV) sci-fi movie am I half-remembering? [more inside]
Can anyone identify the specific cardigan that "Stacy" is wearing in this photo
and video? [more inside]
I want to understand the TV industry from a business perspective. Things like, the relationship between production companies, networks, cable channels, and cable providers. Are there any (recent) books, as well as particularly insightful blogs or other online resources that get into the economic side of television?
Help me remember this cartoon. [more inside]
Help me make a list of assistants/valets/right-hand people in pop culture. [more inside]
Should I carry on with season 1 of Supernatural or skip to a later season? [more inside]
Has there ever been a Monthly television program? Why not if not? [more inside]
Where should I go in the Twin Cities to buy an audio-video setup to fit a somewhat specific situation? [more inside]
What Smart TV set (Samsung,Philips,YouNameIt) to buy? Bonus firmware and software hack (legal) link inside. [more inside]
All I want is a TV... why are there so many choices? I'm moving to a studio in a week (YAY!) and don't own a TV. I've gone browsing a couple times recently, and am so overwhelmed by the options and price differences that I just don't know where to start, or even the price range I should be looking at (cheaper the better, but how cheap is too cheap?). How can I sort through all the info and find the right TV for me? [more inside]
Please recommend a monitor that will double as a TV, or a TV that will double as a monitor. [more inside]
A friend's got a Samsung LED TV which has two input jacks (appears to be the "3.5mm" type) for Component signal - 1 socket for video (red, green, blue) and 1 for audio (red, white). Problem is: where do I find these cable adapters so we can connect (5) component cables into these (2) input jacks? [more inside]
How can I watch the NHL Playoff game today in Baltimore? [more inside]
Is there a website somewhere with a long list of tv shows/seasons, all of the (legal) ways they're available online or streaming to tv, and upcoming new release dates? I'm tired of cross referencing all of them manually, or paying for an episode that was available for free two days later with one of my subscriptions.
I have pickied myself into a corner. Help me out! [more inside]
What movies or TV shows feature the quintessential police interrogation scenes? [more inside]
Trying to remember a sitcom from the early 1980s about the "world's smallest television station." Was it real or did I just dream it up? [more inside]
Have there been any American actors that have been cast as primary characters on British shows and use a British accent? [more inside]
Looking for more examples of a plot. Well, more of a structure really. The one from Noises Off, where you are shown how the story should go, then they go through it again, only this time everything goes wrong. Bonus points if they go through it a third time, and it absolutely explodes. [more inside]
How do Dish Network TV/phone/broadband bundles work? Anyone have any experience? [more inside]
What's the cheapest way I can watch live basketball coverage in my one home? I'm in California, and a Charter cable internet customer. Complication: I only want a month of access. [more inside]
What 70s game show used Henry Mancini's "March of the Cue Balls" as its theme music? [more inside]
Is there, anywhere, a website or database of actors and actresses who appear in commercials? [more inside]
I did not know of the existence of Crunchyroll
until the Kids on the Slope thread
, and I am excited to explore it. What do you think I might enjoy on the site? [more inside]
TV shows that used thematically remixed/covered versions of their theme songs for particular episodes. [more inside]
Curb Your Enthusiasm Filter: Which episodes, out of all eight seasons, best epitomizes Larry's (NYC) culture clash with life in L.A.?
My suspicion is that it's "The Shrimp Incident" from Season 2, but perhaps there is a better exemplar.
I need pet names for guns from movies and TV.
For example, "Winona" was John Chrichton's blaster on Farscape, and "Vera" was Jayne's tricked-out assault rifle on Firefly.
Please give me more examples. Thanks!
Need sources on the media build-up to the premiere of The Mary Tyler Moore Show. [more inside]
Recommend me TV shows which were consistently good throughout their run and had a proper, satisfying ending. [more inside]
Color on a black and white TV? What?! (1950s filter). [more inside]
Can I use an old Comcast digital cable box as a digital converter box to connect an antenna to an old analog TV? If not, is there anything interesting I can do with it beyond ebay?
Hivemind, please help me find a PBS commercial that stuck in my impressionable kid brain! This would have been mid-1990s, probably on WGBH Boston and likely right before or after Bill Nye. My Google/Youtube-fu is failing me. [more inside]
Recommendations for a bar in San Francisco where I could get them to put on tonight's Bellator 65
MMA event on MTV2? [more inside]
Are there any television shows that talk about ethnic restaurants in the United States? [more inside]