I recently inherited both a broken Sony KDS60A2000 and a broken Sony KDS50A2000 from a friend. They're both broken, but they're both broken in different ways. Can I cobble together one working television from the two of them? [more inside]
What good sitcoms have a missed in the past five or so years? Recently, I've enjoyed Raising Hope, Rules of Engagement, and The Big Bang Theory. [more inside]
I have a broken Samsung TV and want to know if there is a cheap way to fix it or creative way to use it. [more inside]
In which US sitcom or drama did the character queue up for or at least try to get some tickets for an Oasis concert?
In which US sitcom or drama did the characters queue up for or at least try to get some tickets for an Oasis concert? [more inside]
Repetitive hobbies/crafts that use your hands that are NOT knitting/crocheting? [more inside]
What teen/20s drama love triangle show can I watch after my recent Dawson's Creek bender? [more inside]
Looking for examples of television shows that develop into sci fi. [more inside]
How do cable shows that offer free video podcasts on iTunes make money off of my watching them if no ads are inserted? [more inside]
Looking for scenes (television or film) in which an actor plays a character with a different accent and then that character puts on the actor's native accent. [more inside]
I'd like to buy a TV that ISN'T black. Is that even possible? [more inside]
Can anyone tell me which BBC program their recent segment on the Internet Archive is a part of?
Recommend an HDTV, late 2012 edition. [more inside]
Explain broadcast television in Canada and the US to me like I'm five. [more inside]
What AV cables should I pull through my wall while I have the chance? [more inside]
Dish Network has unfriended A&E, so how's a guy supposed to watch season three of The Walking Dead? Do I have any options to watch episodes online? I know I can either (a) get rid of Dish, or (b) wait a year for the season to show up on Netflix, but are there any choices out here? I am willing to pay for the content, if necessary. Thanks!
What are your favourite DVD extras? Which DVD movie/TV shows have the best extras/bonus material? [more inside]
Please help me find new great television dramas! [more inside]
Is there a person or company that one could safely hire (i.e., safeguards against theft) to rip DVDs they own into digital video files? [more inside]
Recommend some good TV series with strong procedural elements that are currently on the air. [more inside]
We're moving to a new place in DC and would like to explore television that includes watching NFL games and do not include just paying for a big ol' Comcast or DirectTV contract. Are there other options? [more inside]
I know that the real English countryside is not as violent as Midsomer County -- no place is -- but how realistic are the other aspects of country life portrayed in the show? (specific questions inside) [more inside]
What channels can I get from a tuner card in NYC using just the antenna? No cable hookup or FIOS or any of that fancy sh*t. I plug the card into the computer, I put the antenna in the window, I activate the relevant programs, and . . . . ? [more inside]
In an old cartoon clip, a rider who was perhaps but not definitely yosemite sam goes to jump on his horse again, to ride off. The horse takes exception to this and nays: "Whoooahoahoah no ya don't!" and if I remember correctly, proceeds to stand up, reach around, and yank the rider off his back. What cartoon is this? Super Friday bonus points for a YouTube link.
Does this exist: A music video or scene from a movie/ show in which a room decorated with many taxidermy animals (trophy heads and the like) comes to life and start moving and singing? [more inside]
What are the recent most popular Japanese dramas? [more inside]
Have loved Breaking Bad, but it's nearing its end. What are some other high production value TV thrillers should I watch? I like season-long story arcs, suspense, and excellent writing and acting. I love BBC's Sherlock, 24, Dexter, The Sopranos, and Game of Thrones.
I've recently been watching Twin Peaks again, and I've been wondering... to people who actually watched it air in its original run, what was it like seeing something like this on TV? Did you have watching parties that I've heard so much about? Was the reveal of the killer and the twists and turns along the way surprising? Did you watch until the end of the second season, and were you disappointed when it got the plug pulled on it? [more inside]
I'm trying to remember an HBO series that was mentioned on AskMe recently. It lasted for only one season, and had to do with romantic relationships and marriages (I think) and was a character-study sort of show. Help?
How can my wife watch Food Network without cable TV? [more inside]
Is it possible to watch Formula 1 in the U.S. (Mass.) without cable? I do have internet + Apple TV + Netflix + Hulu Plus.
A researcher at my workplace has asked for help finding examples of his topic, early examples of "GIS (Geographic Information Systems) or GPS (Global Positioning Systems) technologies in film and TV", "examples of early precursors to map related technologies". I found someone else's Ask from earlier this year that hits on some likely ones, but he's on the lookout for older and more diverse instances if you can think of any. More details and examples below the fold! [more inside]
I have an Olevia LCD TV bought in 2008. For about a week, it would have no sound on any input after being turned on but a quick power cycle would fix it. Now it's stone-cold dead. No glowing LED on the power button like normal and it is definitely plugged in properly to a live outlet. What should I do now? [more inside]
How can I set up my LCD monitor as a full-fledged TV for a digital tuner, DVD player, and Wii? [more inside]
I'm looking for an episode of Star Trek the Next Generation where Riker hits a table and yells that's enough! [more inside]
I am looking for a Goodreads-like site for movie tracking. [more inside]
What was this show - late night UK channel 4 community-service soap opera. [more inside]
Where can I find accurate statistics regarding how many viewers/readers media organizations have? [more inside]
Fringe Fans: What are the absolutely essentials episodes in Season 4? [more inside]
Is there a demonstration of an aspect of climate science that could be performed for a television show, and which would be highly visually interesting? [more inside]
Everyone remembers Reading Rainbow, but what about other reading TV shows in the 1980s? [more inside]
What are some TV commercials of the past couple of years that showcase some of the cheesy tropes of American television advertising? [more inside]
I broke my friend's cable TV connection. How do I fix it? [more inside]
Who has tried to sell a network/studio on an idea for a TV series by producing an episode on their own?
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 much planning (or lack thereof) goes into the selection of knowledge-based game show categories & questions? [more inside]
I adore Mad Men. I also can't handle gore. What other shows might I enjoy? [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?
I'm moving to Berlin next month. What should I watch on German tv? I'm looking for something, preferably weekly primetime, with a storyline that will pull me in, and language that's hopefully not too obscuredly regional or slangy or jargony. I could be happy with any genre. I'm looking to improve my German. Currently my German is clunky but functional. I will also of course be out and about, taking courses, finding my way around, speaking with people. Also, just, what's good on tv in Germany?
Should I use slingbox as a permanent cable replacement for primarily sports games? [more inside]
Has there ever been a Monthly television program? Why not if not? [more inside]
Can you recommend me a TV series that is both earnest and feminist friendly? [more inside]