For this we need a description of your laptop, and television set.If your laptop has an SVIDEO output, and your TV doesn't have an SVIDEO input, you'll need a set of cables and a converter. If your laptop has an SVIDEO output, and your TV does have an SVIDEO input, you can just get an SVIDEO cable and plug in. You'll need to hook up the audio cable seperatly... for that you'll need a cable with 2 RCA plugs on one end, and a stereo 3.5mm headphone jack on the other end.It gets more complicated from there. If your laptop is newer, it might have an HDMI output. If your laptop doesn't have an output for television screens, it will usually have a VGA-out and you can buy a converter box.Best browse http://www.videohelp.com/ to learn more about the paricular ins-and-outs of this subject.