What setting makes my TV look like a soap opera? Actually, what you’re probably looking at is a common feature that many LED-LCD TV manufacturers build into TVs and have been doing for some time. What you’re seeing is called video interpolation, aka the Soap Opera Effect, and it’s something even Tom Cruise wants you to be aware of.
How do I get rid of the soap opera effect?
- Open Expert Settings.
- Go to the Auto Motion Plus menu.
- Dial down the Blur and Blur Reduction.
- Turn off LED Clear Motion.
Which TVs have soap opera effect?
Many TV companies have their own name for their frame interpolation processing/algorithm:
- SONY Motionflow.
- Samsung Auto Motion Plus.
- Sharp AquoMotion.
- Toshiba ClearFrame or ClearScan.
- Vizio Smooth Motion.
- LG TruMotion.
- JVC Clear Motion Drive.
Why does my smart TV look like a soap opera? Soap opera effect is consumer lingo for a visual effect caused by motion interpolation, a process that high definition televisions use to display content at a higher refresh rate than the original source.