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Cutting the cord: The trend of ditching the cable box

With more options out there such as Roku and Chromecast that deliver current TV shows on an actual TV (rather than a computer) via paid services such as Netflix for example, many think paying for cable isn't worth it.

Thursday - 07/17/2014, 04:52am EDT

Tags: TV, cutting cable, Megan Cloherty

91 percent admit binge-watching, TiVo survey finds

With so many shows available, binge-watching TV shows is common today. A survey looks at why people do it and how they do it.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 12:01pm EDT

Tags: TV, binge watching, Colleen Kelleher, breaking bad, TiVo

Study links early death with too much TV

Startling new health findings could make TV fans think twice before curling up on the sofa to watch their favorite shows. Researchers say adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch an hour or less a day.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 08:19am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, TV, health, study

Cut the cord to save money on cable

A growing number of people are taking action by "cutting the cord," or making the leap from cable and satellite TV to Internet-only entertainment.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 02:23pm EST

Tags: cable, Netflix, cutting cord, Brennan Haselton, TV

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To binge or not to binge? That's the TV trend

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley examines the binge-watching phenomenon.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 04:30pm EDT

Tags: jason fraley, binge watching, TV, breaking bad, The Wire

Why you should buy a TV in July

If you're on the market for a new TV, July is the perfect time to buy a high-quality set at a great price.

Monday - 07/08/2013, 07:47am EDT

Tags: TV, television, sales, wtop saves you money, veronica robinson

Thin, curvy and $13.5k: Is this new TV worth the price? (Video)

While $13,500 sounds like an OK price for a used car - what about spending that for a new TV?

Wednesday - 05/01/2013, 07:35am EDT

Tags: Brennan Haselton, lg, oled, television, TV

Netflix original series 'House of Cards' could change TV

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hit the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of Netflix's first original series 'House of Cards,' starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 08:48am EST

Tags: jason fraley, House of Cards, Netflix, Fraley on Film, TV

Cut the cable: Use alternatives to watch TV

Those tired of paying a big cable or satellite TV bill are starting to consider cutting the cord or ditching the dish for over-the-air and Internet TV instead.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 10:35am EST

Tags: cable, hulu, TV, michelle basch, wtop saves you money

Netflix releases 'House of Cards' trailer

Netflix is almost ready to unveil "House of Cards," its original series starring Kevin Spacey.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 03:55pm EST

Tags: Netflix, TV, House of Cards, Kevin Spacey

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