Senior Editor David Katzmaier has reviewed TVs at CNET since 2002. He is an ISF certified, NIST trained calibrator and developed CNET's TV test procedure himself. Previously David wrote reviews and features for Sound & Vision magazine and eTown.com.
So, are any of the TVs listed in those crazy Black Friday ads any good? David Katzmaier, CNET's TV expert, takes a look at the deals and identifies the ones actually worth considering. (Originally published earlier, last updated November 25, 11:02 a.m. PT.)
Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.
The Vizio M series sits at this year's sweet spot of price and picture, and just happens to be 4K too.
TV expert David Katzmaier talks 4K, curved displays, Sling TV and whether you can actually cut the cord and keep your senility. We'll also discuss Jon Stewart's exit from late night and ponder Spider-Man joining the Marvel universe.
If you're looking to maximize your TV dollar and don't care about 4K, it's tough to go wrong with the Vizio E series.
Here are the best Black Friday deals CNET has found -- and everything else you should know about the biggest shopping day of the year.
TVs with OLED display technology remain rare, but the South Korean company expects a gargantuan new manufacturing plant will help spread the technology in coming years.
The new Apple TV's awesome remote and voice control make it one of the best entertainment devices, especially for anyone who already owns plenty of Apple gadgets.
The Samsung UNJU7100 delivers the same high level of picture quality as some more expensive models, and beats most competitors for style and features.
The Samsung UNJS8500 SUHD TV has a very good picture for an edge-lit LED LCD, but not good enough to justify the price.