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The 21st Annual ESPY Awards

Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:38
Last night, we tuned in to the ESPYs, an awards show dedicated to celebrating the achievements of athletes and sports teams. Actor John Hamm hosted the show, bringing with him a wide repertoire of well-known presenters and special guests. The ESPYs put the winners in the hands of the fans. Voting was open to all, giving fans a chance to vote for their favorites in each category right until the show started. Some of the top winners were: Best Male Athlete: LeBron James, Miami Heat Best Female Athlete: Serena Williams, Women’s Continue Reading

2013 MLB All-Star Game Top Moments and TV Auto Ratings

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 17:37
The All-Star Game has become an all-important battle that decides home-field advantage for the World Series. There has been continuous debate on whether or not this should be so. Some argue that the game should be a fun, semi-competitive show of athletic ability and talent. Others believe that the high stakes atmosphere creates an intense form of competition to decide which league possesses the best and most collaborative players. It is significant to understand the league that secures home-field advantage has won four out of the last five World Series. Continue Reading

Three Thumbs up for Tips and Tricks!

Wed, 07/17/2013 - 12:00
Your TiVo loves you. It cares for you. It wants to get to know you on a deeper level, accommodate your needs and make your life easier. You can help your TiVo better understand your viewing likes and dislikes by rating shows on a scale from three thumbs up to three thumbs down! Open the suggestions folder and use the skip to bottom trick to get to the bottom of the list, where you’ll find an option called “Improve Suggestions”. Select this folder and vote on how much you like Continue Reading

Reality Rocks on TV This Week!

Mon, 07/15/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM ET  Ah, the hometown visits. Desiree is brought to the towns where each of the four bachelors grew up for the chance to meet their respective families. The make-or break nature of these visits can only mean one thing: this is not an episode to miss!     TUESDAY – Whose Line is it Anyway? – CW 7PM ET  Finally. It’s back. Whose Line is it Anyway premieres with two new episodes of hilarious improvisational fun. The show will be hosted by Aisha Continue Reading

Real Housewives: the First Ladies of Bravo

Thu, 07/11/2013 - 17:41
Real Housewives mania started back in March of 2006 when Bravo introduced us to the first installment of the series. The ladies of Orange County were the opening act to what has become a 7-year stint into the lives of women who share their families, vacations, shopping and drama with us on a weekly basis. Bravo capitalized on the success of Real Housewives of Orange Country and created casts in New York City, Atlanta, New Jersey, Beverly Hills and Miami and Washington D.C. Many of the women have been give Continue Reading

All New Reality on TV This Week!

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM ET  On the Bachelorette this week, Desiree is down to the final five men and the six of them sail to Portugal! After a few one-on-one dates and a two-on-one date at the go-kart race track, the final four will be chosen in a sure to be dramatic rose ceremony. TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – ABC 8PM ET  A 28-year-old woman working at a prestigious ballet school will need to be on her toes as she aims to shed serious pounds off Continue Reading

Do You Love Fashion?

Wed, 07/03/2013 - 18:21
In a few short weeks, 12 new designers from all over the U.S. are hitting the television screen when Project Runway returns to Lifetime for its 12th season. We are excited to see some familiar faces with Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, Zac Posen and Tim Gunn gracing the judge’s table. There are also a lot of well-known guest judges who will be making appearances, including Kate Bosworth, Kaley Cuoco, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Stacy Keibler, Michael Kors, Kelly Osbourne, Sigourney Weaver and Allison Williams. It appears that clothes aren’t being the Continue Reading

Calling All Comedians!

Tue, 07/02/2013 - 09:33
TiVo has partnered with All Things Comedy, a podcast and video network owned and operated by comedians, for a one-of-a-kind comedy contest! We ask you: What would you do if you had the ability to leverage a TiVo feature in your day to day life as a “superpower”? Submit a video explaining what you would do with TiVo Superpowers and you could win an all-expenses-paid trip to Hollywood for you and a guest along with VIP treatment at an All Things Comedy Show, hosted by none other than Al Madrigal Continue Reading

#TiVoFourth Your Favorites!

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 18:55
Last week, we asked our Facebook fans for their favorite Fourth of July movies and the response we got was overwhelming! Some of you suggested movies that reflected the patriotism of the day. Others of you…not so much. Here’s a quick break down of the types of suggestions you sent us:     Salute the Flag: With all the red, white and blue of the Fourth of July, it’s not surprising that lots of users want to watch patriotic movies to celebrate. From classics like Yankee Doodle Dandee and 1776 to more modern Continue Reading

Fireworks on TV This Week!

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:30
MONDAY – The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM ET Desiree has eight remaining men left as the group heads to beautiful Barcelona’s Reial Club Deportiu stadium where tensions turn to fights.  One bachelor throws another “under the bus” and only five bachelors are left clinging to their single red rose.     TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – ABC 8PM ET Chris Powell decides to take on his first married couple, Jason and Rachel, and see if the two can shed some pounds. The two were high-school sweethearts and have five-year-old Continue Reading

Stephen King’s Latest Hit (and our classic favorites)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 10:00
People can’t stop talking about this summer’s new hit – the mini-series “Under the Dome.” Kicking off last Sunday on CBS with the suspenseful first installment of a 13-part series, the Stephen King adaption is not likely to disappoint. We watched as the residents of Chester’s Mill panic as they realize they have become suddenly trapped under a mysterious and impenetrable dome. Fear hits them from all sides – vulnerable to unknown outside forces and known local terrors inside alike – and it’s anyone’s guess what is next for this Continue Reading

NHL Stanley Cup Final – Honda Owner Auto Ratings and Top Watched Moments of Game 6

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 12:59
The battle for the Stanley Cup came down to the final moments of game 6. As the crowd in the arena, and the Bruins, assumed the championship series would go to game 7, Chicago was able steal the win in the final minutes of the game with two goals within a 17 second window. With such an exciting outcome, TiVo Research and Analytics could not resist utilizing its second-by-second tune in data to report on the top watched moments of last night’s game. Honda has made a great move over Continue Reading

What To Expect on TV This Week!

Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:30
MONDAY – The Bachelorette – ABC 8PM ET Eleven bachelors remain and the dozen heads to Munich, Germany. Here, shocking news interrupts a one-on-one date and later a two-on-one date gets personal. Then, after the group goes sledding in the German Alps, three suitors are sent home during the rose ceremony. TUESDAY – So You Think You Can Dance – FOX 8PM ET The Top Twenty contestants perform for the judges to see who moves on to the next round!   WEDNESDAY – Big Brother (Series Premiere)– CBS 8PM In Continue Reading

The Voice – Danielle Bradbury’s First Car and More

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 15:27
Top Five Moments of The Voice and The Automobiles Owned by Fans of The Program. This week, America voted in this season’s winner of The Voice. Jam-packed with performances from music legends Bob Seger, Bruno Mars, Cher and more, the season finale was one not to miss. Up against Team Usher’s Michelle Chamuel, Blake Shelton had some real competition, but the odds were in his favor with two contestants, The Swon Brothers and Danielle Bradbury, in the top three. Left in the hands of the fans to decide, the youngest Continue Reading

Is TGIF Making a Comeback?

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 10:28
It’s official! Girl Meets World will debut in 2014—14 years after Boy Meets World ended back in 2000. We watched Cory, Shawn, Topanga and Eric grow up, experience college, struggle with marriage and constantly depend on Mr. Feeny. While Boy Meets World is a timeless show, it was also a classic hit within ABC’s TGIF lineup. TGIF grew in popularity throughout the 1990s until it ended in 2000. With its own jingle (“It’s Friday night/And the mood is right/Gonna have some fun/Show you how it’s done, TGIF”), TGIF was a Continue Reading

Tips & Tricks for Summer & Streaming!

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 12:00
It’s that time of year when kids are out of school and everyone’s either relaxing or acting in response to the travel bug! We wanted to share a few Tips and Tricks that’ll make the most of your time, whether it be in your living room with a glass of lemonade or on a plane train or automobile. A day baseball game after a night game typically means the big sluggers will be riding the bench, but with TiVo, you won’t ever have to! Keeping up with all your favorite Continue Reading

It must be the week after Father’s Day: Sports & Food on TV This Week!

Mon, 06/17/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Stanley Cup: Game 3 – WNBC 8PM ET The #1 seed Chicago Blackhawks play the #4 seed Boston Bruins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Boston. Boston fans will be hoping to see Marchand regain his touch in the quest to raise Lord Stanley’s Cup.     TUESDAY – NBA Finals: Game 6 – ABC 8PM ET The NBA Finals have been a series of blow-outs so far. Fortunately, the teams have taken turns in doing so, and we get to watch Bosh/Wade/James vs Parker/Duncan/McGrady Continue Reading

The Bachelorette is heating up – Top five Moments and Auto Ownership

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 16:54
TiVo Research and Analytics (TRA) documents the top 5 moments watched of Season 9, Episode 3 of the Bachelorette and reports on the automobiles owned by fans of the show. The ninth season of The Bachelorette features a familiar face from the The Bachelor season 17; Desiree Hartsock. She was reluctantly sent home by Sean Lowe in that season, but is now back and better than ever hoping to find true love with 25 eligible bachelors. Desiree eliminated nine potential suitors during the first two episodes creating a sense of Continue Reading

Whether they’re gruff or goofy, we love our TV dads!

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:07
Father’s Day is this weekend and it’s time to celebrate our favorite guy – dad. Whether you are spending the day at the ballpark, grilling out in the backyard or simply hanging with dad for a TiVo night in, Sunday is the perfect time to show our dads how much we love them. This got us thinking. There are so many great TV dads, from Howard Cunningham on “Happy Days” to Archie Bunker from “All in the Family,” to celebrate this Father’s Day, too. But we wanted to know: who Continue Reading

Operator Partners Can Now Deploy the TiVo Mobile App

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 14:00
The TiVo mobile app is easy to use, intuitive, highly rated – and now available as a white-label ‘powered by TiVo’ solution for cable operators. By partnering with TiVo, operators’ subscribers owning TiVo and non-TiVo devices alike realize the full value of their subscription. The mobile apps ‘powered by TiVo’ provide an easy to use interface to find out What to Watch Now, see what’s coming up next through the TiVo Live Guide or browse/search TV and movies. Customers can also explore and learn even more about their favorite TV Continue Reading