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“C’mon man…!” TiVo Spoiler Survey: Uncool Spoiler Behavior Persists

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 13:19
The simple words, SPOILER ALERT, can easily determine one’s TV fate. Today, TiVo Research Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of TiVo Inc., revealed results from its TiVo Spoilers Behavior Survey. According to the 14,673 respondents surveyed in June 2014, a whopping 78 percent report that a movie, show or sports game has been spoiled for them before. Of those who have been spoiled, 64 percent report the most common experience is a major plot point on a TV show being revealed while 56 percent reported a character death on a TV Continue Reading

Robin Williams – Happy Thoughts

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:43
Robin Williams made me laugh. It’s really as simple as that. Which is why the news of his passing seems like so much of a punch in the gut. In Hook, it took happy thoughts for Robin’s Peter Pan to remember why he’d come back to Neverland in the first place. So even though it’s hard to look back on such a vast career and pick out the lessons that mean the most, I think it’s best we focus on the happy thoughts that Robin Williams gave us: Sometimes it’s best to keep Continue Reading

SHARKS on TV this Week!

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:47
  TUESDAY – Alien Sharks: Return to the Abyss – DSC 9PM PT Alien Sharks? Just when you thought you have heard it all, you haven’t. In Tuesday night’s program, Alien Sharks: Return to the Abyss, researcher Paul Clerkin investigates the Indian Ocean in search of species scientists could never imagine. He ventures into the depths and wrath of the oceans darkest waters to get a glimpse of the last known to exist species of bioluminescent sharks in the world. Tune in Tuesday night to find out what he finds! Continue Reading

We Watched It, So You Don’t Have To: Howard the Duck

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:05
Spoilers Ahead: If you’ve not seen “Guardians of the Galaxy” and you plan to watch it, stop reading now. This post contains spoilers from the latest Marvel Universe movie…as well as one from 1986. With a certain mallard appearing in the post-credits scene of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”, we thought it might be interesting to sit down and actually watch the 1986 movie “Howard the Duck”…so you don’t have to. “Howard the Duck” can basically be described as the most 80′s thing to ever 80′s in the 80′s. But Continue Reading

“Baby Got Back” is back…again! 5 other returns of the Booty-centric song

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:42
With the news that Nicki Minaj’s new song “Anaconda” samples its chorus Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back”, it’s a great time to look back at 5 other times the Duke of Badonk has triumphantly returned to the pop culture spotlight: Ross and Rachel are bad parents: In 2002, “Friends” aired “The One with Ross’ Inappropriate Song”, where Ross figured out that the easiest way to get Baby Emma to laugh and smile was to sing “Baby Got Back”. At first, Rachel is hesitant to sing the ode to posteriors to their Continue Reading

Friendships are questioned on TV this Week!

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 05:34
        MONDAY – Switched at Birth – ABCFAM 8:00 PM In tonight’s episod e of SAB, Daphne rallies everyone for senior ditch day at Carlton. But what happens when rebellious kids get a little too much freedom? Mayhem ensues, and Daphne is left with a difficult decision. Elsewhere, Bay takes interest in her extended family and her medical history. Tune in tonight to find out what happens to Daphne and Bay!     TUESDAY – Pretty Little Liars – ABCFAM 8:00PM In this week’s episode, Ally continues Continue Reading

Drunk History

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 16:45
According to Winston Churchill, “History is written by the victors.” And thanks to Derek Waters, history is narrated by the drunk. In each episode of Comedy Central’s “Drunk History,” an intoxicated narrator recounts an historical event. While the narrator tries his darnedest to get out the facts, famous actors lip-synch the dialogue and act out the scene…and hilarity ensues. Everyone should be watching this show. Not only is it super funny, it’s also educational—so take that PBS! Recently my husband and I watched an episode about Rosa Parks; well actually Continue Reading

Top Moments: Sharknado 2!

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:45
On the heels of the release of Sharknado 2: The Second One, TiVo has released the top moments watch by viewers. From sharks falling out of the sky to attacking airplanes in midair, this action packed film has certainly lived up to its hype!       9:03pm – Flying on Santa Mira (the fictional town that was the setting for Invasion of the Body Snatchers and Halloween III) Airlines to New York, Fin glances out the window at 30,000 feet in the air and sees the visage of a Continue Reading

Celebrity Beefs! Freddie vs. Keifer

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 18:20
Freddie Prinze Jr. and Kiefer Sutherland’s beef with each other from the set of “24″ is making headlines this week, with Freddie claiming that Kiefer’s “the most unprofessional dude in the world.” These scathing remarks from the former “Scooby Doo” star are just the latest in a long line of on-set celebrity beefs that have made headlines over the years. Some of our other favorite Celebrity Beefs include: Julia Roberts vs. Nick Nolte: The two teamed up for the 1994 Rom Com “I Love Trouble”, but got into more than Continue Reading

More Love and Games on TV this Week!

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:28

One tequila, Two tequila, Three tequila, Floor…

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:48
“One tequila, Two tequila, Three tequila, Floor…” Whether you’re jumping on the summer trend of hard liquor spiked popsicles, sticking to your regular drink of a margarita with salt, or sipping it straight, tequila finally has its own day for celebration! Although the history of this unofficial national holiday is unknown, that shouldn’t stop you, if you are of drinking age, from enjoying — responsibly — the beverage that is made of between 30% and 50% alcohol.  Cheers to that!  National Tequila Day is July 24th, so check your liquor cabinets Continue Reading

TiVo is going to Comic-Con!

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 23:44
For the first time ever, TiVo is taking you inside the biggest pop culture gathering in the world: San Diego Comic-Con! From The Avengers: Age of Ultron to the Zombies of The Walking Dead, we’ll be bringing you all the breaking news. We’ll be posting updates from the floor, videos with some of your favorite stars and all-new information about what’s coming up next year with some of your favorite shows! Follow all the action and interact with us on Facebook (facebook.com/TiVo), Twitter (twitter.com/TiVo) and on Instagram (instagram.com/TiVo). Use the Continue Reading

Everyone is on the move on TV this Week!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:48
          MONDAY  - The Bachelorette - ABC 8PM  In tonight’s episode, Andi and her 16 bachelors dig in deep about each other and about the season. Ashley and JP return to talk about their lives since their wedding, and viewers get a glimpse of the season finale. Will Andi end up with her prince charming? Tune in to find out!         TUESDAY - Pretty Little Liars - ABCFAM 8PM PT The mayhem continues in Rosewood, and this week Aria is in the midst of the fire. Continue Reading

Introducing HuffPost Live!

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 16:58
Introducing HuffPost Live  Current events, entertainment, tech, comedy, and more are all now a click away and instantly accessible through your TiVo Box with the new HuffPost Live App.  TiVo is currently rolling out a new Huffington Post App in the Apps and Game menu. Utilizing a rotating team of hosts and producers, the new app brings to life the HuffPost Universe within the already easily accessible TiVo Platform. The app incorporates traditional stories, editors, reporters and bloggers, with an innovative twist to delivering news, stories and entertainment. With over Continue Reading

Top Moments: 85th MLB® All-Star Game!

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 14:15
On the field, in the dugout, and even during the commercial breaks, it was all about Derek Jeter at the Midsummer Classic. From Jeter’s play on the field to his interview late in the game, viewers were inclined to watch and watch again. Preceding Jeter’s first at-bat, Nike aired its much anticipated Re2pect spot featuring a wide array of athletes, celebrities, and even Red Sox fans tipping their hats in tribute to the Yankees captain. Even viewers watching the game on a delayed basis hit ‘play’ to view this moving Continue Reading

Top Moments: 2014 Home Run Derby!

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 12:22
Here are TiVo’s Top Five Moments for last night’s Home Run Derby on ESPN. It was an atypical event with a 55-minute Minnesota rain delay; the contest did not conclude until the Reds’ Todd Frazier recorded his final out at 11:50 p.m.     9:54 p.m. – Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins hits a monster home run 422 feet into the upper, upper-deck of Target Field. 9:29 p.m. – The Blue Jays’ José Bautista hits his tenth and final home run of Round 1. 10:10 p.m. – Justin Morneau, current Continue Reading

Top Streamed Games: World Cup 2014!

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:48
The World Cup is over and now we have to wait another 4 years for more of the thrilling goals, saves and futbol action!? Ahh, man. But while the final game already crowned our champion, there is still time to take a look at the World Cup as whole. Check out TiVo’s Top Streamed Games of World Cup 2014: The list includes Germany’s thrilling defeat in extra time of Argentina in yesterday’s final (#4) as well as the first World Cup match on June 12 when Brazil topped Croatia 3-1 Continue Reading

Love and War on TV this Week!

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:48
MONDAY  - The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM As the end draws close, the remaining 3 bachelors take a trip and visit the Dominican Republic in tonight’s episode. Romantic outings on the beach and a tour of Santo Domingo are just a few details of what ensues. After the rose ceremony, only two finalists will remain, leaving Andi with the difficult decision of choosing which man she will choose to be a part of her “happily ever after.”     TUESDAY – Pretty Little Liars – ABCFAM 8PM PT Who is Continue Reading

These people got robbed: 2014 Emmy® Snubs!

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:08
Sometimes the greatest awards show sin is the sin of omission, and this year is no exception. With yesterday’s Emmy® Award nominations*, it was hard not to feel as if some of our favorite shows, actors and actresses got robbed! Here are some of the shows and stars that we think should have been competing for an Emmy statuette on August 25th: The Good Wife: Week after week, we tune in to find out what happens next with Alicia and the rest of the gang, but apparently only Julianna Margulies deserves Continue Reading

If TiVo Gave out the Emmys

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:21
Sure, Emmy nominations are great – Peer recognition, accolades, and Sally Field presenting you with your statuette.  Just ask The New Adventures of Old Christine and Arrested Development, both of which were cancelled prior to winning Emmy Awards.  With the recent 2014 Emmy nominations, we thought it would be interesting to see which of the nominated programs ranked the highest on our Season Pass list. TiVo’s Season Pass list illustrates which new programs viewers are electing to automatically record each week on their TiVos. Updated daily, it’s a true indication Continue Reading

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