The Cheapskate Show podcast: Expensive TVs aren't worth the money

What benefits do you really get from the fancy, more expensive models? CNET's David Katzmaier joins us to answer these and other burning TV questions.

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Rick Broida is the author of numerous books and thousands of reviews, features and blog posts. He writes CNET's popular Cheapskate blog and co-hosts Protocol 1: A Travelers Podcast (about the TV show Travelers). He lives in Michigan, where he previously owned two escape rooms (chronicled in the ebook "I Was a Middle-Aged Zombie").
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Let's talk TVs. You know where I stand: A lot of lower-end models are perfectly good -- and definitely easier on the wallet. But what do you sacrifice when you choose a cheap TV instead of a high-end model from, say, Samsung or Sony?

For answers, we brought in CNET TV guru David Katzmaier. Trust me, if you're in the market for a new screen, you do not want to miss this discussion.

Also in this episode: My new-favorite coffee maker costs a measly $16. We'll be doing a much deeper coffee dive soon, but for now, here's the gadget to get.

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