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Why I Love TiVo Contest Winners!

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 17:47
Why I Love TiVo Winners! Recently we reached out to TiVo owners and asked them to tell us “Why They Love TiVo.” Thousands of responses later, we have a group of 6 prize winners who blew us away us with their entries. Videos, poems, stories, pictures… people expressed their love for TiVo in all kinds of ways. Going through them all was fun and, best of all; we once again were reminded that we have THE BEST customers on the planet! Thanks to all that participated and congratulations to the Continue Reading

The Billboard Awards – Top Moments

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 19:08
On Sunday night, The 2014 Billboard Music Awards took place and revealed who dominated the Billboard charts the past year. Awards were given to the top albums, artists, and singles in different genres. This year, after nearly a year of planning, Michael Jackson reappeared in front of the eyes of millions of viewers at home in hologram form. So which moments did viewers watch most? TiVo Research took a look at the numbers. Here’s what they found: 9:18pm – The mesmerizing and baffling “live” Michael Jackson performance was the Top Continue Reading

“Moms Say…” TiVo’s 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Survey!

Wed, 05/07/2014 - 16:59
  In preparation for Mother’s Day, we have released our second annual TiVo Mother’s Day survey celebrating everything from the best of TV moms and shows, to whether or not the kids have control over the remote. Findings concluded that cooking shows like Top Chef were the most popular among 35 percent of moms polled – both to watch and participate in. One-third of the moms in the survey named Bobby Flay as their most wanted in-home personal chef from Food Network. Other fun findings include: 50.9 percent of moms Continue Reading

TV Shockers! A spoiler free look at some of our favorite shocking TV moments

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:07
With all the craziness surrounding last week’s episode of “Game of Thrones”, it got us thinking about other TV shockers we loved. But the hardest thing about talking about shocking TV plot twists is never knowing who’s seen it and who’ll be spoiled. So we created our “TV Shockers!” collection making sure we didn’t give too much away. Think of it as a collection of TV episodes that made us jump off the couch and yell at the screen. Moments like the death of [spoiler] on “House of Cards” make Continue Reading

The MTV Movie Awards – Top Moments

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:25
On Sunday night, film awards were presented to recipients at the MTV Movie Awards. Conan O’Brien hosted the star studded show and succeeded in breaking the record for the most celebrity cameos. The award show opened with Conan managing to crash Jessica Alba’s photo shoot, cuddle with Elijah Wood, and sip drinks with “12 Years a Slave” star, Lupita Nyong’o. The night also consisted of Zac Efron shirtless, a massive performance from Eminem and Rihanna, and a tribute to the late “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker. But which moments did Continue Reading

Dancing, Secrets and Surprises on TV this Week!

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:48
  MONDAY – Dancing with the Stars – ABC 8PM Last week, folks at DWTS switched it up! Dancers and Stars both had the opportunity to dance with different contestants. The dancing continues this week and elimination occurs after week 5 performances.       TUESDAY – Agents of SHIELD – ABC 9PM With Colonel Glenn Talbot now on their trail, the team seeks refuge in the last place anyone would ever look.  The begin to unravel S.H.I.E.L.D.’s most dangerous secrets. Tune in to find out!         WEDNESDAY Continue Reading

March Madness – Top Moments and Games and Commercials (Oh My!)

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:35
If you kept up with March Madness this year – and probably even if you didn’t – you know that the tournament has come to an end, declaring the UConn Huskies the 2014 Champions! Last night’s championship game against Kentucky was an exciting one – an opinion that can be validated by TiVo’s Top Moments. So which games, Final Four moments, and commercials were concretely dubbed the most exciting? TiVo Research looked to their data to deliver these answers.   First up, we have TiVo’s Top Ten Moments from the Continue Reading

Midseason Premieres: Game of Thrones

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:48
Midseason Premieres: By Alicia Broadway It’s important to have something to look forward to. With summer around the corner, I’m sure lots of you will be planning summer vacations. Maybe others of you are about to experience something great, like getting married, or having a baby, or redeeming that free sandwich coupon stuck in the back of your wallet. I too have something to look forward to—something that is increasingly taking over my every thought, making it hard to concentrate at work or pay attention to loved ones. I’m of Continue Reading

April 2nd is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day!

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 17:00
April 2nd is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Do you prefer Skippy or Jif? Smucker’s or Welch’s? NBC’s Dracula or ABC’s Nashville? The first documented mention of pairing peanut butter with jelly on bread occurred in 1901 when a writer in the Boston Cooking-School Magazine of Culinary Science and Domestic Economics penned: “For variety, some day try making little sandwiches, or bread fingers, of three very thin layers of bread and two of filling, one of peanut paste, whatever brand you prefer, and currant or crab-apple jelly for the Continue Reading

Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards – Top Moments!

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 14:10
Lights! Camera! Slime? On Saturday night, The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards honored the year’s biggest television, movie and music acts and awarded the infamous blimps to the winners, as decided by Nickelodeon viewers. Mark Wahlberg hosted the event (and spoke too soon when he claimed himself too smart and too fast to be slimed), and awards were taken home by fan favorites The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Frozen, Jennifer Lawrence and Adam Sandler, amongst others. So which moments did the adolescent viewers watch most? TiVo Research took a look at Continue Reading

We Say Goodbye to HIMYM on TV this Week!

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 12:48
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS 8PM In the one-hour series finale, yup you guessed it; Ted finally finishes telling his kids the story of how he met their mother. Tune in as we say farewell to HIMYM!       TUESDAY – The Mindy Project – FOX 9PM The show returns from a three month hiatus tonight with two new episodes! Mindy and Danny confront the consequences of their kiss, while Jeremy and Peter devise a plan to poach patients from a competing practice that has shut Continue Reading

TiVo’s 15th Blue Moon Anniversary – Celebrating the Extraordinary

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:48
                            TiVo’s 15th Blue Moon Anniversary – Celebrating the Extraordinary What is a Blue Moon Anniversary you ask? At TiVo, it is the celebration of a new age in the television experience! It all started at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 1999 where TiVo changed the world of home entertainment forever when we unveiled the first working prototype of the TiVo set-top box. After the show, co-founder Mike Ramsay challenged the company to ship the first Continue Reading

100 Take over on TV this Week!

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 12:48
  MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – ABC 8PM ET With only a half-hour to go, the couple has panic attacks about their upcoming nuptials. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily rewrite their old wedding vows.   TUESDAY- Glee – FOX 8PM ET April (guest star Kristin Chenoweth) and Holly (guest star Gwyneth Paltrow) plot a plan to save New Directions!       WEDNESDAY – The 100 – CW 9PM ET  With wild ratings last week in the show’s debut, get ready for this episode. A search-and-rescue mission ends Continue Reading

National Chip and Dip Day is March 23rd

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 19:27
After the Ides of March and during March Madness, there’s another national day worth celebrating: National Chip and Dip Day arrives on March 23rd.  While the day’s origins are not known, most people would agree that any reason to break out the chip and dip set is a good reason! Chips and dips grew in popularity in the U.S. in the 1950’s when home entertaining became more informal.  They are a great anytime, anywhere snack, and they go well with your favorite television programs, too! In fact, it turns out Continue Reading

A is for Answers on TV This Week

Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:48
    MONDAY – Dancing With the Stars – ABC 8PM ET   Season 18 of Dancing with Stars kicks off on ABC, with all 12 couples performing alongside recording artist Jason Derulo! This will be the first time a musical guest has ever accompanied a season opener. Things to look forward to week one?  Meryl Davis dancing the Cha-Cha-Cha, Drew Carey dancing the Foxtrot, and Sean Avery performing a Contemporary routine.   TEUSDAY - Pretty Little Liars - ABC Family 8PM ET After four years of trying to figure out who Continue Reading

“WHY I LOVE TIVO” CONTEST!

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 16:29
#WhyILoveTiVo Do you love TiVo? I mean, really and truly love it? Show us. Wait. Before you get carried away, here’s the How, Why and Where: TiVo is hosting a contest to give their most enthusiastic fans a chance to win a home entertainment package! Who said you can’t put a price on love? All you have to do is submit a video, write a poem, tell a story… whatever it takes to explain why you love your TiVo. It must be submitted to www.WhyILoveTiVo.com between today and April 15, Continue Reading

The 86th Academy Awards – Top Moments

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 14:48
The red carpet, the heartfelt speeches, the glamorous fashion… There were many a moment to rewind and re-watch during the 2014 Oscars, but after it was all said and done, one couldn’t help but to ask themself: Was that The Ellen DeGeneres Show or The 86th Academy Awards? Three out of TiVo’s Top 5 moments of the night were Ellen’s, as she kept the audience laughing (or eating delivery pizza) between words of wisdom and gratitude from the Academy Award winners.   TiVo Research identified the following as the evening’s Continue Reading

Sochi 2014 Olympics Coverage: Top Chills, Thrills & Spills!

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 16:51
We can look back on the past 17 days of Winter Olympic coverage and know that there were moments where we laughed, moments where we gasped, and moments where we might have even been, well… bored. But what were the Top emotion-provoking Moments of them all? TiVo Research and Analytics took a look at the Top 5 Chills, Top 5 Spills and Top 5 Thrills of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic competition. Here they are: TiVo’s Top Olympic Moments – NBC Broadcast Prime * Top moments based on Live + Continue Reading

TiVo Winter Olympic Coverage — Top Moments — February 23, 2014

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:58
As the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi, Russia – one thing was for sure – these Olympic Games will never be forgotten.  From the opening ceremony with technical issues to controversy over housing and facilities being subpar to the blood, sweat and tears from the athletes as new world records were created and childhood dreams came true; it all came to a close last night at the Closing Ceremony. By no surprise TiVo’s Top Moment of the Closing Ceremony came about 42 minutes into the ceremony Continue Reading

TiVo Winter Olympic Coverage — Top Moments — February 22, 2014

Sun, 02/23/2014 - 09:48
On the last full day of Olympic competition, two of TiVo’s Top Moments went to a non-medal event, the Women’s Figure Skating Champions Gala, but a harrowing crash during the Men’s  Four-man Bobsled event claims the number one spot. Canada’s Justin Kripps, Jesse Lumsden, Cody Sorensen and Ben Coakwell all manage to walk away after a harrowing encounter going into one of the turns.  In only the second bobsleigh crash in over 700 runs during these Winter Olympics, members of Canada 3 flip onto their backs and then complete the Continue Reading

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