Step 1: Whats needed.
Amplified Speaker(s) if you do not have audio in on the dvd player.
DTV tuner/converter. (We still have the old kind of tv's.) or VCR for analog cable.
Antenna ( i.e. http://www.instructables.com/id/Yet-another-dtv-antenna/) or cable video connection.
Appropriate cable adapters.
Optional: (if you needed something if the power went out)
Dc to ac power inverter.
12v UPS battery or equivalent.