The best way is to get a job for the cable company, which is what I did. It's awesome and you get tons of benefits. However, I cannot divulge the company I work for. Sorry; it's company policy.
free samples? Cool.
I was going to say splice and bury, but I changed my mind.
An amplified antenna. Some broadcast stations are sending over the air HD signals. Coverage is good in large urban areas. Chances are poor in more suburban/rural areas.