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Stars Honor Indie Films At This Saturday’s Spirit Awards

Sat, 02/23/2013 - 09:00
While you may be getting ready for Oscars parties and voting in our Oscar Predictions Sweepstakes, there is another exciting awards show to tune into this weekend especially if you’re an indie film fan. The Independent Spirit Awards honor the year’s best achievements in independent film and bring together the top talent from independent film and Hollywood. Currently in its 28th year, the awards show is known for being original and outrageous. The 2013 ceremony is hosted by comedian Andy Samberg in true California style in a beachfront tent in Santa Monica. Continue Reading

CNET Content Coming Soon!

Fri, 02/22/2013 - 09:00
Don’t miss the brand new season of Always On with Molly Wood, a weekly show from CNET that torture tests new gadgets, takes consumer electronics out into the real world to see if they can survive, and spotlights the futuristic tech that will change the world. Now in its third season, Molly Wood and the Always On team are back and better then ever with  8 new episodes featuring  some amazing, not-to-be missed segments, including a trip to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, all new torture tests, the latest and Continue Reading

Save These Shows!

Thu, 02/21/2013 - 17:17
While some of the country is still freezing, things are definitely starting to heat up in Hollywood. Pilot season is in full swing so next season’s new shows are already getting ready to entertain you. But if those pilots are going to find a home in the schedule some of this year’s shows might have to give up their time slots. While nobody’s certain which shows won’t have a seat when the music stops in a few months, it’s never too early to start campaigning to keep our favorites.   Continue Reading

Argo & Beyond – the 85th Academy Awards!

Wed, 02/20/2013 - 12:16
With wins from The Golden Globes, the Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild, all eyes are on Ben Affleck’s Argo. Many people have been surprised by Argo‘s sweep at all of the awards shows, in part because of Ben Affleck’s Academy snub for Best Director. People didn’t forget that Argo was an excellent film; it was just overshadowed by everything else that was released in the early winter of 2012 like Lincoln, Life of Pi, Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook. Affleck was recently honored by the Directors Continue Reading

TV This Week … really just a countdown to this year’s Oscars!

Mon, 02/18/2013 - 12:00
Countdown to the 2013 Academy Awards with these shows! MONDAY – The Bachelor – ABC– 8PM Ready to meet the parents? This week on “The Bachelor” Sean will be going on hometown visits with the lucky ladies still left standing. We’re looking forward to the new drama that will unfold now that Tierra is gone (sparkle and all)!   TUESDAY – New Girl – Fox – 9PM New Girl has been stringing along the idea that Nick and Jess are meant to be since the show began. Two episodes ago a kiss finally went Continue Reading

VIDEO: Flingo’s LaunchPad for TiVo Now Available

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 13:01
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Flingo! You can now access over seventy streaming on-demand video applications for instant streaming through Flingo’s “LaunchPad for TiVo!” In addition to the streaming video channels previously available, TiVo Premiere owners now have access to Flingo’s complete portfolio of applications, including video content from TMZ, A&E, History, Showtime, TV Guide, and over fifty other content partners, plus exclusive access to new content developed specifically for TiVo subscribers. To tell you more about it, here’s Flingo CEO and Founder, Ashwin Navin:      

Sometimes you just need a good dose of reality … TV

Fri, 02/15/2013 - 10:43
No need to spy on the family next door anymore, or wonder what’s going on in your neighborhood at all. These families put enough drama on the small screen for all of us. Go ahead and gossip, it’s encouraged. There is always something happening in the Duggar household. Always. This family has too many kids to name, but we’ll go ahead and do it anyway: Josie, Jordyn-Grace, Jennifer, Johannah-Faith, Jackson, Justin, James, Jason, Jeremiah, Jedidiah, Joy-Anna, Josiah, Joseph, Jinger, Jessa, Jill, John-David, Jana, and Joshua. In that order. There’s a Continue Reading

TiVo Collections: Swimsuit Edition

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 09:00
Even though Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow and predicted an early spring, it feels like Mother Nature didn’t get the memo in most of the nation. What better way to warm up when it’s cold outside than by looking ahead to bikini season. Taking the hint from our friends at Sports Illustrated (call us, Kate!), we thought it would be fun to highlight some of the most famous bikinis in cinematic history. (Don’t let anyone ever tell you that we don’t enjoy our jobs). The history of the bikini Continue Reading

For An Even Healthier Relationship With Your TiVo!

Wed, 02/13/2013 - 09:00
This February we want you to make the most of an important relationship in your life; the one with your TiVo! Get to know your TiVo Premiere that much better, and fall even more in love with your favorite DVR by following this month’s tips and tricks.     1. HDMI Splitter: Having a house party for a big game? Maybe a showing of your favorite movie that just became available on Netflix? Your TiVo can serve as the perfect co-host, by making sure that everyone has a good seat. Continue Reading

Don’t miss what TV has in store for you this week!

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 12:59
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS– 8PM Looks like we’ll be waiting just a little bit longer to find out who the mother is. HIMYM was recently renewed for a 9th season, despite previous mentions that this season would be the show’s last. The writers are not making it easy for us viewers! Before Ted meets the mother, he must first escape the wrath of his crazy girlfriend, Jeanette. Meanwhile, Robin babysits Marvin and begins to grow an attachment to the idea of motherhood.   TUESDAY – Continue Reading

Justin Timberlake is Bringing Sexy Back to the Grammy’s

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 12:12
Two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J hosts the 55th Annual Grammy Awards that honor the best in the recording industry.  The awards ceremony, which takes place on February 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, will include performances by Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, the Black Keys, Fun, the Lumineers, Mumford & Sons, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Jack White. Elton John and current nominee Ed Sheeran will be performing live together for the first time.   Recently added to the festivities is a performance by six-time Grammy winner Continue Reading

Up with L’Amour, Down with Love

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 12:25
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it just makes sense for us to focus on the romantic movies at our finger tips at any given moment through TiVo. Love and romance have always been central themes in cinema, even before movies had actual dialog and it was just Rudolph Valentino making silent googly eyes at women in movies like The Shiek. But ever since then, we’ve fallen in and out of love in a darkened movie theater (or our darkened living rooms thanks to TiVo) over and over and over Continue Reading

Big Game Commercials According to YOU

Thu, 02/07/2013 - 12:18
We asked and you tweeted! Here’s a breakdown of some of the winners and losers according to your #BestCommercialEver submissions so far.       THE BEST: The most tweeted about commercials were the ones that had you laughing… Doritos “Goat For Sale” – Fans got the chance to vote for this year’s Doritos ads, so it’s no surprise that this one was a hit! The actor that stole the show was the goat of course. Taco Bell “Viva Young” - We learned that whether you’re young or young-at-heart, Taco Bell Continue Reading

We Heart Joshua Malina

Tue, 02/05/2013 - 09:00
This is a contributed blog post by Actor Joshua Malina. Hello. I’m Joshua Malina, and I’m a Tivo-holic. I’m the classic “early adopter.” I was working on Sports Night back in 1999 when I first heard about TiVo and its new-fangled dvr technology. I read a description of the product to the cast and said “I’m getting that today.” I’ve owned a TiVo ever since. I was delighted when they asked me to write a blog post. And the topic? My favorite roles. Great. As a longtime fan of my Continue Reading

Which Super Bowl Commercials Made Our List Of Most Re-Watched?

Mon, 02/04/2013 - 15:19
Our annual list of the top ten most engaging Super Bowl commercials shows there can be just as much action off the field as there is on! Taco Bell’s “Viva Young” was the champion of the night. Whether audiences couldn’t get enough of Fun’s Spanish rendition of “We Are Young” or enjoyed watching seniors take part in youthful shenanigans, it was the most re-watched ad by TiVo viewers. User-generated ads emerged as big winners with Doritos’ crowed-sourced “Goat For Sale” and “Fashionista Daddy” nabbing second and fourth place. Fans also had a Continue Reading

Smash and Community Make A Comeback and More on TV This Week!

Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:46
MONDAY – Monday Mornings (Series Premiere) – TNT – 10PM Follow the personal and professional lives of five surgeons in this new medical drama series based on a novel by Sanjay Gupta, Emmy-winning chief medical correspondent for CNN. The show’s title refers to weekly Monday meetings in which the doctors gather to review complications and errors in patient care. We can’t wait to get in on the meetings! TUESDAY – Smash (Season Premiere) – NBC – 9PM The second season of Smash is starting with a bang! Personal and professional obstacles arise Continue Reading

#BestCommercialEver Big Game Giveaway!

Fri, 02/01/2013 - 14:33
When all is said and won, the best part of the Big Game is watching the commercials. We want to know what your favorite commercials are. Starting at 12PM on February 2nd, viewers will have the chance to win Super Big in our #BestCommercialEver Big Game Giveaway! Tweet @TiVo with the hashtag #BestCommercialEver and a little bit about your favorite commercial from the Big Game. One lucky grand prize winner will receive a year of TiVo service, TiVo Premiere 4, TiVo Stream,  a touchscreen tablet and more. 15 lucky Tweeters will also win prizes including TiVo swag, Continue Reading

From the shores of Baltimore to the streets of San Francisco

Thu, 01/31/2013 - 09:00
Super Bowl XLVII this Sunday promises to be a game that we won’t stop talking about for a long time. With TiVo headquarters just down the road from the San Francisco 49ers practice facility (and new stadium), it’s hard not to come down with a case of Super Bowl fever. But while Coach Harbaugh and Coach Harbaugh are getting their teams ready for Super Bowl XLVII, we got to wondering: which team’s city has been the backdrop for the best movie or TV series? To help decide, we’ve created two Continue Reading

These Shows Take the Cake

Wed, 01/30/2013 - 14:19
Don’t let the pink fool you. The Georgetown Cupcake sisters, Katherine Kallinis and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, show their true grit on the show DC Cupcakes. Watch as they create gigantic cupcake statues like a guitar for a 16th birthday, a life-size slot machine and a giant engagement ring.     Check out Cake Boss for even more intense cake baking as this family creates masterpieces in Hoboken, NJ. Treasure chests, flower gardens and circus themed cakes are only the beginning.       From traditional three-tiered wedding cakes all the Continue Reading

Actors Celebrate Fellow Actors at the 2013 SAG Awards

Mon, 01/28/2013 - 19:00
On Sunday, January 27th, the 2013 SAG Awards paid tribute to the most talented people across film and television. Actors and actresses from the Screen Actors Guild voted for their peers in this annual awards show that honors the best performers in entertainment. See who walked away with “The Actor” statues!   Outstanding Ensemble in a Motion Picture: “Argo” Outstanding Male Actor in a Leading Role: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln” Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role: Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook” Outstanding Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Tommy Lee Continue Reading

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