On my recent cruises on Pride and Glory, our TV did NOT have front A/V ports. The only thing I wanted to watch was the video that we made.
As far as the DVD player goes, I would leave it at home. They do have PPV movies onboard.
Booked: CARNIVAL DREAM!
Carnival Spirit '09, Liberty '07, Spirit '05, Valor '05, Glory '04, Pride '03, Destiny '02, Elation '01, Tropicale '91, RCCL Viking Serenade '93, Pacific Princess '78