The entertainment room is one of the most important and most-used areas in homes today. Sometimes referred to as a den, an entertainment room offers a place to hang out, watch movies, play games, and enjoy TV. When you’ve got a huge HDTV, multiple game consoles, speakers, and more, it makes sense to upgrade your room. After all, a tiny television stand and a few folding chairs aren’t going to cut it!

Upgrading your home for entertaining doesn’t have to be stressful! Turn your entertainment room into a cozy retreat for friends and family with the following tips.

Entertainment Centers

What’s the difference between a TV stand and an entertainment center?

They might seem like the same thing, but there are actually quite a few differences between them. For one, entertainment centers are generally much larger than traditional TV stands. Entertainment centers – also known as medial centers or wall units – usually take up a great deal of wall space. If you’re looking for a simpler and more streamlined design for your television, a TV stand will fit the bill nicely. There is just enough room for your TV to rest on top of it, with a small amount of storage space underneath.

Since they are smaller, TV stands are less expensive than entertainment centers. If you have multiple game consoles, remotes, DVDs, and more cluttering up your room, there is plenty of room in an entertainment center. You can make use of cabinets, shelves, and drawers for all your accessories. So, how do you know which one is better for your home? It depends on the amount of space you have to work with and how much media you need to store.

Great TV stand options:

This Contemporary 75” TV Stand in Black is beautifully in tune with your entertainment needs. What really turns up the heat is the optional fireplace insert, which seamlessly pops in once you pop out the center adjustable shelf. If you love the quality of oak, consider our Contemporary 60” TV Stand in Classic Oak. This handsome solid wood TV stand features 2 doors with a shelf behind and 1 drawer for all your audio and gaming needs.

Wonderful entertainment center options:

Want the ultimate entertainment center? Our Traditional 5-Piece Entertainment Wall with Fireplace is handsomely constructed with select cherry veneer and hardwood solids in a burnished brown finish. The piers are lighted and have adjustable shelves, and it comes with a fireplace insert. Those on a budget will appreciate this Contemporary 46” TV Entertainment Center in a beautiful cappuccino finish. It features 5 shelves on each side and 6 shelves under the TV platform, along with a handy cord management system.


Got a big family or entertain a lot of friends? A comfy, roomy sectional is the perfect addition to your entertainment room! One of our most popular selections is this casual Contemporary 3-piece Sectional in Dark Brown. Featuring easy-care 100% polyester upholstery, this accommodating sectional tight back with loose seat cushions. It also includes large chaise and two reversible accent pillows. Looking for a sectional that includes a chaise, loveseat, and sofa? Our Modern Plush 3-Piece Sectional in Grey perfectly conveys comfort with modern flair. Featuring a contemporary look in a slate toned upholstery, it’s surrounded with full rounded arms and plush seat and back cushions.

Upgrade Your Entertainment Room with the Sam Levitz Collection

Whether you’re upgrading a space in your apartment or a room in your home, Sam Levitz offers solutions for an awesome entertainment center. We’ve got great, affordable solutions to keep one of the most important spaces in your house stylish. Selecting the right entertainment furniture can be daunting, but we are here to make your choice easier! Visit our showrooms or shop online today!

About Sam Levitz Furniture

No matter which Sam Levitz Furniture or Outlet location you visit, you’ll find stylish, quality furniture that’s just right for any room in the house. But we’re much more than just a furniture store – we’re a member of the community!

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