There are some many great technologies available making watching my favorite television shows for free. There is no reason to pay for cable, tivos, and all of that when I have an HD laptop with internet connection, and even a cable to connect to a larger projection and or tv.
1. The simplest and easiest is watching tv and movies on the internet legally from the network’s own website or another 3rd party website:
you name the network and they have a website where they will playback new episodes for free with limited advertising online.
3rd party sites with and without ads:
If you do not like the quality of the online experience, there are other great was to watch tv with out paying for cable monthly: