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Create your own ultimate TV room

Whether it's the Super Bowl or any sporting event, movie or TV show, why not create the perfect room to enhance your viewing pleasure and satisfy even the most ardent couch potato?

The DIY Network's Anitra Mecadon, host of "Mega Dens," stopped by "CBS This Morning: Saturday" with a host of gadgets, glitz and tips to help you build the ultimate TV-watching experience in your own home.

The product descriptions below were prepared with information and descriptions from the items' manufacturers or providers


Samsung 46" Class/ LED / 1080p / 120Hz / HDTV (Best Buy, $1,000)

This flat-panel LED-LCD HDTV supports high-definition images up to 1080p. Get a world of instant entertainment on this smart TV. Connect to the Internet and stream movies, listen to music and access a wide variety of other content on your HDTV.


-- 45-9/10" screen measured diagonally from corner to corner for optimal viewing in large rooms.

-- Ultraslim design (1-1/4" deep) comes with a swivel stand or can be mounted on a wall (with optional mounting kit, not included).

-- Connect to the Internet: Access movies, TV shows, music and more.

-- Auto Motion Plus 120Hz: With Clear Motion Rate technology allows you to view fast-action scenes in smooth, captivating images.

-- Ultra Clear Panel technology: Enhances natural skin tones, shadow detail and vibrant colors for clear, crisp images.

-- Wide Color Enhancer Plus: Delivers rich color and luminance for saturated images with intense detail.

-- 1080p display: Provides the highest quality progressive-scan picture possible from a high-definition source.

-- Two 10W speakers: Support Dolby Digital Plus and SRS TheaterSound HD for clear digital-quality audio.

-- Inputs: Include 4 HDMI, 3 USB 2.0, 1 PC (rear), 1 component video (rear), 2 composite video (rear), 1 component audio (rear), 1 digital audio (rear), 1 PC audio (rear) and 1 Anynet+.

-- 4 HDMI inputs: HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.

-- PC video input: Lets you connect your computer to experience high-resolution images.

-- 3 USB 2.0 ports: For quick connection of a digital camera or other USB device.

-- AllShare DNLA networking: Lets you connect to other digital devices such as a digital camera or camcorder.

-- ConnectShare Movie: Connect a thumb drive or digital camera quickly and easily. User-friendly interface provides access to videos, music playlists, pictures and more.

-- Eco sensor: For environmentally friendly use.


OSIM uAstro Zero-Gravity Massage Chair (Brookstone, $3,000)

uAstro doesn't just massage you. It takes you places...

-- Press a button on the remote and uAstro pivots, reclines and elevates your legs to a "zero-gravity" position that helps relieve pressure from head to toe

-- When your body is in this relaxed, balanced state, you'll find that it is more receptive to the soothing effects of each massage program

-- uAstro also has a gentle body-stretching massage program designed to help decompress your joints and muscles after a long day on your feet or sitting at a desk

-- You may also adjust the power-recline angle of your legs and back separately

-- uAstro lets you choose from five levels of intensity for its massage programs

-- Adjust the intensity to match how you're feeling--or where you need the most relief

-- At the beginning of each massage, optical scanners inside the uAstro chair measure the width of your body and scale the massage areas to match your exact size and shape

-- uAstro's numerous massage techniques include kneading, rolling, percussion and vibration

-- What's more, uAstro airbag massage literally surrounds your arms, seat, waist, hips, legs and feet to squeeze away tightness and tension

-- uAstro even massages the palms of your hands

-- Eight featured automatic massage programs, For whatever part of you is tired and sore, for whatever mood you're in, uAstro has an eight automatic massage programs designed to bring you back to life quickly

-- Automated programs include: Full Body, Full Air, Relax, Energize, Senior, Junior, Stretch and Quick

-- You can also choose from four targeted massage programs for your: Neck & Shoulders (air); Back & Lumbar (kneading); Arms, Seat & Lumbar (air); and Foot & Calf (air)

-- uAstro also includes heated lumbar massage

-- The uAstro remote control lets you easily select and customize all massage programs and power-recline positions


Chunky Tassel Throw (West Elm, $79)

Get knit. The perfect antidote to a cold evening, this hand-knit blanket keeps you warm and cozies up sofas, chairs and beds with its fringe of long tassels and huggable texture.

-- 60 percent cotton, 40 percent acrylic.

-- 8" fringe.

-- Spot clean.

-- Imported.

Felt Flange Pillow (West Elm, $34)

The layered look. With sheets of contrasting felt extending beyond its running-stitched seam, our Felt Flange Pillow Cover takes layering to another level. Use one or more to add instant warmth on a sofa or bed.

-- Hand stitched.

-- Flanged edges.

-- 72 percent wool, 15 percent polyester, 7 percent nylon, 6 percent other fibers.

-- Zipper closure.

-- 18"sq.

-- Accommodates a 18"sq. Pillow Insert (sold separately).

-- Dry clean.

-- Made in India.


Logitech - Harmony Link Home Theater Remote (Best Buy, $100)

This home theater remote lets you use your Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to control your home theater components. One-touch show selections and activity-based controls allow simple use.

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Logitech Harmony Link Home Theater Remote, IR mini blaster, USB cable, AC adapter, and Owner's manual


-- Compatible with Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch: To allow remote control of your home theater system (requires Logitech Harmony Link app; additional fees may apply).

-- One-touch selection: Lets you select shows from the personalized TV listings on your device.

-- Activity-based controls: Automatically turn on components and adjust settings when you want to watch a movie or listen to music.

-- IR mini blaster: Transmits signal through closed cabinet doors to help maintain a neat appearance.

-- Apple, the Apple logo and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.


Krups - BeerTender - Black/Chrome (Best Buy, $150)

Keep your favorite beer ready to be served with this BeerTender that features a temperature LED display for keeping an eye on the temperature of the beer. The ultraquiet cooling system keeps the 5L keg at the ideal serving temperature of 37.4 degrees.

WHAT'S INCLUDED: Krups BeerTender, 5 disposable draught tubes, Owner's manual


-- Fits 5L Heineken, Heineken Light or NewCastle Brown Ale DraughtKegs: Maintains freshness for up to 30 days. Includes 5 disposable draught tubes.

-- 70 watts of power: For efficient cooling and quiet operation.

-- Ultraquiet cooling system: Keeps 5L kegs at the ideal serving temperature of 37.4 degrees.

-- Temperature LED display: Allows you to keep an eye on the beer's temperature.

-- Detachable parts: Include top handle and pouring spout for easy cleaning. Drip tray catches excess liquid to avoid messes.

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