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May You Always Enjoy Your TiVo at Its Best

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 12:05
Using your TiVo is one thing, liking your TiVo is another, but really knowing your TiVo? That’s a whole other level of enjoying television. As we do every month, we’re going to share a few tips and tricks that you May or May not already know, to help you get the most out of your TiVo.       YouTube Channel Surfing: We all have those YouTube videos that we can’t get enough of. Now you can put them in your cue and watch them on your TV whenever you Continue Reading

Updates from the Upfronts

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 12:40
For those of us in TV, there’s no more exciting time of the year than upfront season. It’s that special time of year when all the networks announce their schedules for the upcoming year. It’s a chance to see what new shows the networks have in store, what returning favorites we’ll keep enjoying next year and sadly, which shows will have to get deleted from our Season Pass lists.   This year, we’re tracking all the latest news from the network press announcements for you in our “Updates from the Continue Reading

Say “I Do” and “Goodbye” This Week

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 17:41
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS – 8 PM Will Robin and Barney make it down the aisle? A relaxing night turns south when the bride and groom-to-be meet the “world’s most annoying couple.” Meanwhile, Ted and Lily head to the house he’s been fixing up and Marshall takes a last minute trip with Marvin to Minnesota. Plus, the mother of all secrets will be revealed in the Season 8 finale.     TUESDAY – The Mindy Project – FOX – 9:30 PM In the Season 1 Continue Reading

Finale Season is here!

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 13:15
The end is nigh…at least for this season. We’ve made it easy to record all of this year’s season finales with our “Finale Season” collection. Select “Find TV, Movies & Videos”, then choosing “Browse TV & Movies”, from there select the “Finale Season” collection so you can make sure you’re recording all of this season’s crazy cliffhangers, tearful goodbyes and series enders. But before all is revealed, here’s our top five wishlist for what we’d like to see in this year’s finales: 1. The Mother reveal isn’t all that it seems on How I Continue Reading

Happy First Mother’s Day, Kristin Cavallari!

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 12:40
This is a contributed blog post by Kristin Cavallari. Kristin Cavallari is a paid spokesperson for TiVo. My first Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and I couldn’t be more excited. There really aren’t words to describe the joy that being a mother brings and what it’s like seeing the world through Cam’s eyes. Being a new mom definitely has its challenges, though. The best advice I’ve received is to not listen to advice because every mom and baby is different. With that in mind, one piece of advice I would Continue Reading

Dads, Dungeons and Dragons on TV This Week!

Mon, 05/06/2013 - 19:14
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS – 8PM As Robin and Barney’s wedding day gets closer, the obstacles get more challenging. While Barney spends the day with the hard to please Robin Sr, Robin frantically tries to locate her “something old” that she herself buried in Central Park years ago. Meanwhile, Ted is asked to help Marshall and Lily get ready for their big move.    TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX – 9PM This week is an eventful one for the roommates in apartment 4D! There’s a Continue Reading

Infographic: One in Five Moms Say They Want TV Time for Mother’s Day

Thu, 05/02/2013 - 09:00
In preparation for Mother’s Day, we have released our first-ever TiVo Mother’s Day TV survey celebrating the best TV moms and the shows that help families come together.       Almost one-third (28 percent) of moms surveyed say they can’t live without their TiVo® DVR, so it’s no wonder than one in five (21 percent) say a night off to catch up on their favorite TV is the gift they most want for Mother’s Day. What reality programming are moms most likely to be catching up on? Cooking shows Continue Reading

No Show or Reality Show?

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 12:27
Watching the television landscape shift from a place dominated by sitcoms to a world plagued by reality shows is a wild, sometimes unbelievable ride. That’s why we’ve been inspired to play a little game: No Show or Reality Show? Below is a list of six shows with accompanying descriptions. Four are real reality shows, currently on the air. Two are totally made-up. Can you tell the difference? Hillbilly Blood In this reality series about life in Appalachia, two mountain men head into the woods to make moonshine, and put their Continue Reading

Laugh, Cry and Sing With TV This Week

Mon, 04/29/2013 - 16:14
MONDAY – 2 Broke Girls – CBS – 9PM Caroline is finally getting a little glamour back in her life! Caroline and Max get to be extras on a popular TV show that is shooting a scene in the diner. Caroline is offered a more substantial role that turns out to have strings attached.   TUESDAY – The Voice – FOX – 8PM Last night’s episode kicked off Part I of the Knockout Rounds, followed by Part II tonight. Last week, contestants had a chance for redemption; coaches could hit their Continue Reading

Calling all Moms for a Twitter Party!

Fri, 04/26/2013 - 12:07
In preparation for Mother’s Day this year, we’re joining forces with Girls’ Lunch Out for a Twitter Party on Monday, April 29th from 9 PM -10 PM ET. We will discuss everything from motherhood, TV and technology to gift ideas that are good for the whole family (and how to drop hints). It’ll be an hour of ‘me’ time and a fun way to prepare for the day that celebrates YOU! The perfect Mother’s Day gift that the entire family can enjoy, TiVo offers busy moms easy entertainment options that Continue Reading

Reality TV Auditions: Talented Kids From Around the World

Wed, 04/24/2013 - 13:33
In reality TV talent competitions, there is always a range of contestants. Some make you cringe while others are so talented that you must rewind and re-watch them over and over again.  Here are some of our favorite auditions that will make you say TGFT (Thank God For TiVo)!     Carly Rose singing on X Factor US Shuan Hern Lee playing piano on Australia’s Got Talent Jack Carroll showing his own comedy style on Britain’s Got Talent Jack Vidgen singing on Australia’s Got Talent James Hobley dancing on Britain’s Continue Reading

The Big Bang Theory and Law & Order: SVU return to this week’s line up with all new episodes!

Mon, 04/22/2013 - 16:51
MONDAY – 90210 – CW – 9PM Naomi is heading to the Big Apple! She definitely has the NY attitude, but will she be able to impress Jordan’s mother? Olly Murs guest stars when Liam and Navid arrange to have the singer-songwriter perform in order to win over a teen pro surfer.   TUESDAY – Dancing With the Stars – ABC – 9PM The results are in and it’s time for Week 6 elimination. The stars remaining in the competition include: Victor Ortiz, Andy Dick, Aly Raisman, Zendaya, Kellie Pickler, Continue Reading

TV Reunions: We Can’t Get Enough of These Casts!

Fri, 04/19/2013 - 17:04
While recent rumors about a Friends reunion were sadly squashed by Warner Brothers, we can’t help but reminisce about some of our favorite TV casts reunions. Jerry Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfeld), George Costanza (Jason Alexander), Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards) made us laugh once again on Curb Your Enthusiasm. The season seven finale featured a fictional Seinfeld reunion show with the original cast and was aptly titled “Seinfeld.” There was also a mini Will & Grace reunion on Smash when Sean Hayes guest-starred in a multi-episode arc Continue Reading

Our Happy Place

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 13:03
Now more than ever, everyone seems to get a lot of bad news on a daily basis. Our jobs are hard, the news is bleak and there just always seems to be something ready to drag us down. So this week, as we try to send happy thoughts to all of Boston, we thought it would be a good time to take a few deep breaths and try to reconnect with our happy place. Everyone’s got a different happy place and a different way to get there, but here at Continue Reading

TV’s Happily Ever After

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 10:00
Once upon a time, fairy tales moved from the pages of books to the screens of movies and TV.  This twist on the genre, which was popularized by the Grimm Brother’s “Children’s and Household Tales” 200 years ago, can be seen by hundreds of remakes and reinterpretations of the fables that range from Disney classics like Cinderella to recent action-packed blockbusters like Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters and Snow White and the Huntsman. Audiences have also fallen under the spell of two fairy-tale TV dramas including the wholesome Once Upon Continue Reading

April’s Evergreen Tips & Tricks!

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 09:00
April is a month of Egg hunts, Spring Break, April showers, and of course… April Fool’s Day. The best tip you could’ve gotten on April 1st would have been to watch your step – everybody knows they can get away with a good trick. Come April 2nd, neither the tip nor the trick will do you any good! We wanted to give you a few that would last.     Blue Light Means Web: The first tip we can give you is about the blue light on your unit that Continue Reading

Watch the first-ever all female Top 5 compete for the American Idol crown on TV this week

Mon, 04/15/2013 - 13:57
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS – 8PM Lily has to decide whether she accepts The Captain’s job offer to be his personal curator.  While the offer is enticing, she worries about what moving to Rome will do to her relationship with Marshall. Meanwhile, Ted and Barney become obsessed with an attractive girl who covers up in a puffy coat. TUESDAY – Ready For Love – NBC – 9PM Reality power couple Giuliana Rancic and Bill Rancic return to TV to host the newest Bachelor-esque reality series. Continue Reading

Late Night TV Transitions Have Everyone Talking

Fri, 04/12/2013 - 11:22
On April 3, NBC confirmed that Late Night’s Jimmy Fallon would be taking over The Tonight Show in 2014.  Besides Conan O’Brien’s brief stint in 2009, Jay Leno has hosted the popular show for over 22 years.  “Congratulations Jimmy, I hope you’re as lucky as me and hold on to the job until you’re the old guy,” said Leno in a statement. “If you need me, I’ll be at the garage.” Fallon added, “I’m really excited to host a show that starts today instead of tomorrow.” Although no official announcement has been Continue Reading

Get fashion forward with TV this week!

Mon, 04/08/2013 - 12:58
MONDAY – NCAA Basketball Championship: Louisville vs. Michigan – CBS – 9PM Whether your bracket was spot on or you were having an off year, tonight’s game is one you won’t want to miss! The Louisville Cardinals face the Michigan Wolverines in this final March Madness showdown. Will Michigan’s top-rated offense or Louisville’s top-rated defense win the national title?   TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX – 9PM Have you heard the news? Cece is getting married! Jess throws a bachelorette party for her, while Nick and Winston take her Continue Reading

“Are you alone?”

Fri, 04/05/2013 - 10:55
Uttered to Don by a gorgeous woman at a bar, that last line of Mad Men’s 5th season left us hanging for nearly 10 months, speculating about what will happen next. Warning: spoilers ahead! You may have seen a little something in the news lately about Jon Hamm (aka Don Draper) or Vincent Kartheiser (aka Pete Campbell) but as far as plot details are concerned, Mad Men mastermind Matt Weiner and the cast have been pretty tight-lipped about what is to come for our friends at Sterling Cooper Draper Price Continue Reading

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