Is It Really the Best Time to Buy a TV?

a man looks at tvs - best time to buy a tv
a man looks at tvs - best time to buy a tv

Since November, we've been inundated with information about when the best time to buy a TV is. Conventional wisdom, a ton of "experts" say the time between Christmas and the Super Bowl is when to score the best deal on a new TV.

Forget conventional wisdom, the truth is quite different.

"It's not in the retailers' and manufacturers' best interests to give you the best price at precisely the period in time when you're most interested in buying," says Stephen Baker, vice president of industry analysis at The NPD Group.

However, there are deals to be found if you're in the market for a new TV. Let's parse the myth from the facts.