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Secrets Will be Revealed on The Office and More this Week!

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 09:58
MONDAY – The Following (Series Premiere) – FOX – 9PM Kevin Bacon stars as Ryan Hardy, a retired FBI agent who is on the hunt for a serial killer Joe Carroll. Agent Hardy already put Carroll behind bars once, but through the use of computer technology, Carroll has inspired a revolution of copycat killers who follow all of his orders from prison before he escapes. The show comes from writer Kevin Williamson (“Dawson’s Creek”, “Scream”, “The Vampire Diaries”).   TUESDAY – White Collar (Mid-Season Premiere) – USA – 10PM One Continue Reading

CES, A Place for Partners

Fri, 01/18/2013 - 13:33
CES is always a whirlwind of activities but despite the fast-paced nature of one of the worlds largest consumer technology trade-shows, we were able to take a break, kick back and spend some quality time with our valued operator partners. We had the opportunity to host over 100 industry executives for drinks and hors d’oeuvre at our booth and even had a chance to toss a football around and pose for pictures with TiVo’s newly-minted brand ambassador NFL quarterback Tim Tebow. We were thrilled with the turnout and the opportunity to talk Continue Reading

Start the New Year by Making the Most of Your TiVo!

Wed, 01/16/2013 - 14:01
The New Year means new resolutions. Why not make one of those resolutions to make the most out of your TiVo? We wanted to help you out by giving you 8 simple tips and tricks that you might not have known about your favorite DVR! 1. Transfer your Season Pass Recordings: The first thing you’ll want to do with your new TiVo is make sure your favorite shows are ready to record. Skip the hassle of setting up all new Season Passes and transfer the ones you already have! Just go Continue Reading

TiVo’s Tops Moments: Ladies Night at the Golden Globes

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 20:46
TiVo’s data examined the top moments (most watched and re-watched moments) from last night’s Golden Globe Awards on NBC, and found that the top five were from entertainment’s leading ladies. Tina and Amy, the hosts of the night, took two of those top five spots! They were: Adele’s ultra-enthusiastic acceptance speech that included the memorable line “we’ve been pissing ourselves laughing all night” for winning Best Original Song for “Skyfall” Nominated for Best Actor in a Television Miniseries, Tina Fey’s semi-David Bowie look with glasses and a pencil-thin mustache for Continue Reading

Let the Auditions Begin! New American Idol and More This Week

Mon, 01/14/2013 - 16:39
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother (Midseason Premiere) – CBS – 8PM We last left off with Barney proposing to Robin and finishing his last playbook chapter called “The Robin.” There are many great things ahead for these two, but nothing is official until Barney receives Robin’s father’s approval to have his daughter’s hand in marriage. Meanwhile, Ted will attempt to plan the wedding. TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX – 9PM Jess’ parents were already introduced earlier this season making it Nick’s turn to get an unexpected visit Continue Reading

Getting Ready for the Golden Globes!

Fri, 01/11/2013 - 17:05
In case you haven’t heard, the 2013 Golden Globe’s will be hosted by the hilarious Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. This duo will be taking us through this year’s best in TV and movies. Since the nominations were announced on December 13th we have been excited to see who the winners will be. Waiting until January 13th is going to be tough! 1.    BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA a.    ARGO Warner Bros. Pictures, GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures b.    DJANGO UNCHAINED The Weinstein Company, Columbia Pictures; The Weinstein Continue Reading

Viva Las TiVo: Follow The TiVo Guy As He Takes On Vegas

Tue, 01/08/2013 - 10:15
“Where’s TiVo?” This week you’ll find the TiVo Guy hitting the strip! Whether you’re a local, visitor or CES attendee, look out for him as he explores the best of Las Vegas from January 8th-January 10th. What happens in Vegas doesn’t have to stay in Vegas! Fans at home can track his journey through photos and videos by visiting the TiVo Facebook page, following the hashtag #whereisTiVo on Twitter and Instagram and checking the Official TiVo Blog.   Spot the TiVo Guy and his TiVo friends at the following locations: Tuesday January Continue Reading

TV This Week! What to watch week of 1/7

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 16:19
MONDAY – Bunheads (Season Premiere) – ABC Family – 9PM While the studio closed down at the end of last season, the dreams of our favorite dancers are not shattered. We can’t wait to see how the whole gang gets back together.     TUESDAY – Cougar Town (Season Premiere) – TBS – 9PM ABC dropped the show and thankfully TBS picked it up. Courtney Cox is back and hotter than ever in one of the quirkiest comedies of this decade. The concept of the show is hanging on a Continue Reading

Our Favorite Shows Are Back!

Fri, 01/04/2013 - 14:06
Pretty Little Liars Tuesday, January 8 @8PM on ABC Family Mona is out of the hospital and back at Rosewood High, which makes everyone a little nervous. What do the Liars think? Is Mona really better and should they trust her? What’s going to happen with Ezra and Aria? There’s always more drama than we think. The secrets keep pouring out and we’re all waiting on the edge of our seats. The third season of Pretty Little Liars returns on January 8th at 8 p.m. Suits Thursday, January 17 @10PM Continue Reading

Say “I Do” To Reality TV Wedding Shows

Wed, 01/02/2013 - 15:22
While Kim Kardashian’s reality wedding extravaganza was so 2012, TV weddings continue to be white-hot in the new year! When it comes to wedding planning (or fantasizing) we’ve got all the shows you need to watch to successfully make it down the aisle in 2013. The Planner Can’t decide on a venue? Don’t know the difference between a peony and a gardenia? If you have no clue what you are doing, you’ll need the help of a wedding planner. My Fair Wedding’s David Tutera is your man. For five seasons Continue Reading

TV This Week! What you should watch to end 2012 and start 2013!

Mon, 12/31/2012 - 08:45
MONDAY – Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2013 – ABC – 10PM Live from Times Square, Ryan Seacrest hosts the most popular New Years Bash in the world. Musical headliners for the night will include Carly Rae Jepsen, Neon Trees, Taylor Swift and “Gangnam Style” singer, Psy. Pop star Fergie will also report live from Hollywood which will include performances from Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Karmin, OneRepublic, Flo Rida and Brandy.    TUESDAY – 2013 Rose Bowl (Wisconsin vs. Stanford) – ESPN – 5PM Live from Pasadena, Continue Reading

New Shows For The New Year

Fri, 12/28/2012 - 10:48
It’s almost the New Year and that means it’s time to start making resolutions. Start them off by promising to watch this list of new shows premiering in 2013! “Deception” – NBC – January 7th The death of a rich socialite, Vivian Bowers, appears to be nothing more than a drug overdose. Vivian’s best friend from years ago, Joanna Locasto, is now a detective. She shows up at Vivian’s funeral and uncovers secrets that reveal mysterious circumstances behind her death. We’re hooked already.     “1600 Penn” – NBC – Continue Reading

Italian. It’s What’s For TV Dinner!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 12:47
Who’s up for Italian tonight? If you’re thinking that is code for pepperoni pizza or a plate of spaghetti at your neighborhood Italian joint, you’re wrong. It’s okay, we love those dishes too, but it’s time to branch out and see what else Italian food has to offer. That is where we come in! Lidia’s Italy with Lidia Bastianich, Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito and Everyday Italian with Giada De Laurentiis are shows that will get you questioning if you’re part Italian too. Lidia Bastianich shares recipes from all regions of Italy from Abruzzo to Veneto, Continue Reading

TV This Week! What to watch week of 12/24

Mon, 12/24/2012 - 11:52
MONDAY – 24 Hours of “A Christmas Story” – TBS – 8PM We “triple dog dare you” to tune into the 24 hour marathon of the American classic, “A Christmas Story.” Ring in Christmas Eve right by spending time with the Parker family. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the beloved marathon; audiences have 12 chances to TiVo this exciting event.         TUESDAY – “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” (Animated/Live Action) – ABC – 8PM  A back-to-back event to celebrate an extravagant “Grinchmas”! Catch the animated Continue Reading

Oh What Fun It Is To See These Old Favorites On TV!

Fri, 12/21/2012 - 12:48
Watch these old episodes of Christmas past to get in the holiday spirit. Seinfeld- “The Strike” This episode of Seinfeld is full of bizarre problems, which is nothing new. Jerry has an ever changing girlfriend who appears to be a different woman in different lighting, Kramer is on an unsuccessful strike at H&H bagels, and Elaine’s quest to get a free sub at a local deli is lost when she accidentally gives away her punch card. But the main point of this holiday episode of Seinfeld is to highlight Festivus, Continue Reading

Going, Going, Gone! Saying goodbye to some of our favorites…

Wed, 12/19/2012 - 14:04
The 2012-2013 season has us saying goodbye to many of our favorite television series, but did any of us think goodbye would come so soon? This week kicked off the fond farewells with Monday night’s series finale of Gossip Girl. In case you haven’t watched, we won’t divulge exactly how or where our favorite East Siders end up, but the one SPOILER we will give is to warn you to be prepared…after all these years of Gossip, we finally find out who “she” is. You know you love her, XoXo! Continue Reading

TiVo Gets Musical With Spotify

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 07:46
TiVo is enhancing its customizable entertainment experience with the introduction of Spotify. The leading streaming music service is now available to TiVo Premiere customers in the US. This addition reflects TiVo’s efforts to provide customers with the best of TV, movies and music all in one device.   To access this new feature, TiVo customers can sign-in on their TV with existing Spotify Premium accounts. From there they will be able to listen to current playlists, create new playlists, browse playlists, albums and artists, search for related artists and stream Continue Reading

TV This Week! What to watch week of 12/17

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 12:50
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS – 8PM As Christmas nears, Barney considers proposing to Patrice. Ted debates whether or not to tell Robin. Meanwhile, a Buffy The Vampire Slayer reunion takes place when Marshall and Lily run into an acquaintance from college played by Alyson Hannigan’s former Buffy castmate, Seth Green. Peter Gallagher also guest stars as Ted’s former architecture professor. HIMYM and Buffy fans alike won’t want to miss this special one-hour holiday episode.   TUESDAY – The Voice Live Finale – NBC – 9PM Continue Reading

Do TV Promo Commercials Actually Work?

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 10:26
TiVo Research and Analytics, Inc. (TRA) wanted to see if commercials promoting new TV shows actually result in people watching the show. The findings are surprising: A large-reach promotional campaign before a show’s premiere does not guarantee success with viewers. How do we know? First, TRA ranked the 2012 Fall TV shows based on the audience reach of their promotional campaigns six weeks before they started. A month after the show started, each show was given a Promo Conversion score, which is calculated by determining if a viewer watched three Continue Reading

Recognize These “New” TV Faces From Past Places?

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:38
Have you been watching new shows this fall and seeing some familiar faces? This season’s lineup has been filled with actors who starred in popular TV series from the past. We have all the details on their roles then and now. Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere Britton is known for her roles as Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights and Vivien Harmon on the first season of American Horror Story, while Panettiere’s claim to fame is the cheerleader everyone tried to save on Heroes. This season both actresses made the move Continue Reading

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