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  1. How DVRs are changing the way we watch TV.

    Created by Connect Your Home. Here’s an interesting look at how DVRs are changing the way we watch TV. Today, more than 45% of cable TV subscribers have DVRs and…

  2. Three ways to get a job watching TV.

    What if the job you get paid for is what you end up doing at work surreptitiously anyway? Maybe you stream a couple TV shows at work while you wait…

  3. Does brain activity while watching TV make us more susceptible to ads?

    It’s not that brain activity completely decreases when we watch cable TV, but rather, it shifts. Plenty of conspiracy theories and “save our children” websites will teach us that this…

  4. CableTV.com 2011 Year in Review

    2011 was a big year for cabletv.com. Not only did we launch the site mid-way through the year, we got a lot of great exposure from sites like AdWeek, BuzzFeed,…

  5. Christmas ads, then and now.

    Christmas isn’t what it used to be, that much is certain. Case and point: TV advertisements. Or, more specifically: holiday TV ads. Just a few, short decades ago, holiday advertising…

  6. The future of television? It’s in the apps.

    “When you’re young, you look at television and think, there’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s…

  7. How much does a 30 second TV ad cost? (Video infographic)

    Did you know that in the United States a 30 second television ad on a Wednesday night averages between $64,000 and $502,900, depending on the network. That’s a lot of…

  8. Guess what? McDonald's is launching a TV channel.

    With thousands of TV channels out on the air today, what could one more channel do? McDonald’s, the world’s largest chain of fast-food hamburger restaurants, is about to find out….

  9. TV Viewership is Down, but Why?

    Shows today aren’t getting as much attention as the shows of yesteryear. First reported by New York Magazine, some of the hit shows of the 2011 TV season (including “New…

  10. What does the future hold for Cable TV?

    Google chairman Eric Schmidt recently traveled to the UK to talk with TV broadcasters there about the future of TV. There is, undeniably, a shift happening in TV. Some believe…