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Don’t Forget “The Classics”

Fri, 10/26/2012 - 14:07
Sometimes we just need to go back to our roots. Where’s the loveable goofiness of the Fresh Prince, our Friends in Manhattan always there for each other, or the circle of love and laughs from the ’70s? Okay, maybe The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Friends and That ’70s Show aren’t as old as the Brady Bunch or The Wonder Years, but they are still considered “The Classics” to many of us. Will Smith’s antics stretch from testing the limits of his rich and uppity uncle to trying to woo every Continue Reading

Making Multi-Screen “Friendly”: Enhancing the Subscriber’s Quality of Experience

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 14:57
Posted by Steve Christian, VP of Marketing, Verimatrix Last month at IBC, TiVo and Verimatrix announced a partnership that will enable operators around the world to provide a fully integrated video experience for their subscribers. This is surely very exciting news for operators, who will now be able to better protect their revenue streams across all devices through the integrated security features of the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS). But what is the impact of the partnership on the average consumer? It’s actually more significant than you would probably Continue Reading

TV This Week! 10/22

Mon, 10/22/2012 - 22:42
MONDAY – Third Presidential Debate – All Major Networks – 9PM If you have not caught the last two, this is an event that you definitely should not miss.  The final 2012 Presidential Debate will be broadcasting live from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.     TUESDAY – Don’t Trust the B in Apartment 23 – ABC – 930PM The second season of one of the most overlooked sitcoms, starring Kristen Ritter (Jesse’s girlfriend from Season two of Breaking Bad), finally returns. This show had a strange premiere date (Spring Continue Reading

Fall Lineup Is In, Project Runway Is Out

Fri, 10/19/2012 - 13:57
Whether coming to terms with Glee’s latest break-ups, admiring the talent of the top 16 X Factor contestants, laughing at the cupcake mishaps of 2 Broke Girls or getting your country on with Nashville, there’s no denying that fall TV is heating up. The start of a new season means time to say bye to one of our summer favorites, Season 10 of Project Runway. Over the past 12 weeks, we watched 12 designers pack their bags, leaving four fierce contenders: Christopher Palu, Melissa Fleis, Dmitry Sholokhov and  Fabio Costa. Continue Reading

Mad Men – Season 5 – TiVo it!

Wed, 10/17/2012 - 17:09
Right now is the perfect time to catch up on season 5 of TV’s hottest show, “Mad Men”. Every Sunday morning at 6AM EST, AMC Networks will be showing 1 to 3 episodes of this past season, which gives TiVO users a perfect opportunity to set it to a season pass. If you didn’t have time to watch this season, you missed out on some of the most edgy and controversial TV yet! This Sunday, the fourth episode of the season, entitled “Mystery Date,” will start things off. Here are the Continue Reading

TV This Week! 10/15

Mon, 10/15/2012 - 17:06
MONDAY – 2 Broke Girls – 9PM – CBS Now in its second season, CBS’s sitcom, from the executive producer of Sex and the City and nominated for three 2012 Emmys, follows the unlikely friendship between, well, 2 broke girls trying to make it in NYC.  Roommates Max and Caroline attempt to raise enough money to open a cupcake business in Williamsburg (Brooklyn). If you haven’t watched an episode yet, this might just be the perfect time – tonight’s episode is called “And the Cupcake Wars.”   TUESDAY – Presidential Debate – Continue Reading

Why we are addicted to Homeland…

Fri, 10/12/2012 - 12:37
It is nearly impossible to write a spoiler free post on the Golden Globe and Emmy award winning show that has had critics talking since its Fall 2011 premiere. But, we’re going to try… Critics love Homeland, but even with all of its accolades and recognition, audiences still have not had the right introduction to the show. It was released originally when Breaking Bad was in the middle of its fourth season and the prime-time big network lineup was about to begin in late September. We must say, Season 2 is the best Continue Reading

TV This Week!

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 13:15
We hope everyone had a wonderful Columbus Day weekend -we know we did! Here’s what you should be watching this week! TUESDAY – Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog – 9PM – The CW Joss Whedon, director of Buffy The Vampire Slayer and The Avengers, is a man who truly can’t stop and won’t stop. Watch the long anticipated television premiere of Whedon’s Internet miniseries, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, featuring Felicia Day, Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion and Simon Helberg. Originally written during the 2008 writers strike, this was an innovative series that Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: TV Roundup

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 16:21
While your TiVo helps you record all the drama and laughs that happen on-screen, we thought we’d take a chance to catch you up on the latest that’s happening behind the scenes of a couple of our favorite shows. We know you’re watching The Voice and The X Factor this fall, but the on-air spats between judges Adam/XTina or Demi/Simon ain’t got nothin’ on what we might see on American Idol come January. In a fight TMZ made sure was heard round the world, judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey’s Continue Reading

Modern Family Questions!

Thu, 10/04/2012 - 15:00
The season four premiere of the popular sitcom left fans with many questions, ending similarly to the narrative format of JJ Abrams’ “Lost.” Fans shouldn’t worry though – this season will remain in the present and revolve around building up Gloria’s character as a mother to her first offspring with Jay. Here are a few questions that we want to ask: Haley is officially going to college. Will she make a guest appearance on the show like Sandra did on “The Cosby Show” when she was at Princeton or still Continue Reading

TiVo Collections are all treats, no tricks

Tue, 10/02/2012 - 14:36
Nothing says Halloween like scary movies and this year, TiVo’s got everything you need to set the mood at your next Monster Mash. We’ve got four different treats guaranteed to delight all the ghouls in your house this Halloween season: “TiVo’s 31 Scariest Movies”: We’ve dug through the archives to select the 31 absolute scariest movies ever made. From the foreboding staircase in “The Exorcist” to the frozen terror of “John Carpenter’s The Thing”, this collection highlights the spine-tingling moments and blood-curdling screams that make jumping off the couch so Continue Reading

TV This Week 10/1

Mon, 10/01/2012 - 16:17
MONDAY - iHeartRadio Music Festival LIVE – The CW – 8PM  Tune in tonight for a two hour special highlighting one of the biggest concerts of the year – with headliners Usher, Green Day, No Doubt, P!nk, Pitbull and Rihanna. The hottest stars in pop came together for one of the greatest shows of the decade. Don’t miss K-Pop legend “Psy” break out into his “Gangnam Style” dance. TUESDAY – 30 for 30: “Broke” – ESPN – 8PM  The innovative sports documentary series makes it’s fall return with Billy Corben’s (“The Continue Reading

Up All Night at the Parks & Rec Office?

Thu, 09/27/2012 - 06:38
Thursday night comedy on NBC officially commenced last week with season premieres of SNL Weekend Update Thursday, Up All Night, The Office (in its 9th and final season) and Parks and Recreation. The SNL special will air live again this week and we’ll see the debut of 30 Rock’s final, shortened season on October 4th. Did you watch the premieres last week? Read our recaps below! SNL Weekend Update Thursday kicked the night off with the first of two live specials that are designed to give the folks at SNL Continue Reading

Fall TV is back! Do you remember how your favorite shows left off?

Wed, 09/26/2012 - 17:16
Fall TV is finally back! Here are a few season premieres we can’t wait for! CAUTION: spoiler alert! “Modern Family” – Wednesday, September 26th – 9PM EST – ABC The season finale had a lot of conflict jam packed into a 22-minute episode. Mitch and Cam can’t adopt a baby, Haley is going to college and Gloria is pregnant. Last season had a lot of heartwarming moments, especially with characters Luke and Manny – each have their key comedic moments but never really had the chance previously to show their Continue Reading

TiVo Top Moments from the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 12:54
This year’s Emmy winners were mostly predictable with Modern Family nabbing an award in nearly every comedy category and The Daily Show winning for variety series for the 10th consecutive year. The biggest surprises came from newcomer Homeland, who not only took home best drama series (ending Mad Men’s four-year hot streak for the award), but who’s stars Claire Danes and Damian Lewis ran away with best actress and actor in a drama series as well. But we all know the best part about awards shows like this, are usually the bits, introductions, and flubs that Continue Reading

TV This Week – 9/17

Mon, 09/17/2012 - 18:14
MONDAY – “Bones” (Season Premiere) – 8PM – FOX Brennan has been on the run from the FBI for the past three months. Tonight, she returns in a blond disguise to the Jeffersonian lab to prove her innocence. Thanks to the first trailers released for the Bones Season 8 premiere, “The Future in the Past,” we can also expect a Booth and Brennan reunion. An added bonus – new theme song and opening credits!     TUESDAY – “20/20: Best in TV Special” – 9PM – ABC People magazine and Continue Reading

The Voice Factor

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 15:00
The 2012 reality singing competition showdown officially kicked off this week with the premieres of NBC’s The Voice and FOX’s The X Factor. Both shows begin their seasons with lengthy audition rounds before selecting the top contenders to compete in front of America for a chance at the big prize and bragging rights. Both shows also include a panel of four judges that coach/mentor the artists (and bicker among themselves) throughout the competition. And both judging panels include a blond Pop Princess who kissed Madonna onstage during the 2003 MTV Continue Reading

TV This Week 9/10

Tue, 09/11/2012 - 15:19
MONDAY – “The New Normal” (Series Premiere) – 10PM – NBC With this exclusive fall preview comes a heartwarming comedy from “Glee” & “Nip/Tuck” creator Ryan Murphy. “The New Normal” stars Andrew Rannells (The Book of Mormon) and Justin Bartha (The Hangover, National Treasure) as a couple that seeks a beautiful young woman to be their surrogate mother. Although this may sound like a concept that has been done before, we think that Ryan Murphy’s witty, writing style will offer a new twist and charming characters.   TUESDAY – “Sons Continue Reading

Top 5 New Shows to Keep Your Eye On

Mon, 09/10/2012 - 14:58
Mondays – “Revolution” – NBC – 10PM ET  Revolution is about a post apocalyptic  in which the modern day world faces the challenge of developing a new civilization, produced by JJ Abrams and directed by Jon Favreau who did “Iron Man.” If that’s not enough, Gus (Giancarlo Esposito) from “Breaking Bad” plays a gangster leader that rides a horse and carries a machete. This show has the potential to be the new “Lost” or “Heroes.”      Tuesdays  - “The Mindy Project” – FOX – 8:30PM ET  Comedian Mindy Kaling, better known Continue Reading

Major Networks and Major Stars All Stand Up To Cancer Tonight

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 16:53
Tonight four major networks (ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC) and various cable outlets (e.g., E!, HBO, Showtime, TBS and VH1) will come together to air the third primetime fundraising event for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).  The event will be broadcast live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and air simultaneously and commercial-free on all participating channels. Executive Produced by Gwenyth Paltrow, the event promises to be star-studded, including appearances by: Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael Douglas, Jessica Biel, Samuel L. Jackson, Jeremy Renner, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, Tom Continue Reading

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