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We’re Thankful For Holiday-Themed TV Episodes

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 13:04
Check Out New Thanksgiving Specials This Week: TUESDAY – Happy Endings – ABC – 9:00PM Dave and Alex have the gang over for Thanksgiving at their new place, and Dave decides to share his heritage by giving his friends an authentic Navajo Thanksgiving. Max discovers a lost copy of “The Real World” that he and Brad were on, leading the group to reminisce about how they all met. TUESDAY – Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 – ABC – 9:30PM June can’t afford the flight home to Indiana, so Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: Tim Tebow Ad Shoot

Mon, 11/19/2012 - 15:35
This is a behind the scenes look at TiVo’s advertising shoot with Tim Tebow last week. TiVo Creative Director, Neal Foard, interviews the Director, Marcus McCollum, post-shoot. Take a look to hear about the shoot and their favorite moments. Forgive the background noise. It truly is behind the scenes and you can hear the crew tearing down the set. Be sure to check out our exclusive interviews with Tim. You’ll find out what TV means to him and why he thinks TiVo makes TV about 1,000 times better. Also, check Continue Reading

Hottest Place This Fall: Cleveland

Fri, 11/16/2012 - 13:11
Things are heating up this season in northeastern Ohio of all places. That’s because season 4 of TV Land’s hit show Hot In Cleveland premieres November 28th. Over the last 3 seasons, this original sitcom has been nominated for a SAG Award and, for two years running, Betty White has won the SAG Award for female actor in a TV comedy series in addition to receiving an Emmy nomination for her performance on the show. Reunite with White, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick as they deal with the mystery baby Continue Reading

TiVo Announces Tim Tebow as Brand Ambassador

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 06:51
We are proud to announce that as of today, Tim Tebow is teaming up with TiVo as our new Brand Ambassador! Naturally, we are beyond thrilled to have him. Being a philanthropist, a unique player, and a kid at heart with a love for good television, Tim could not have been a more perfect match for TiVo. In an effort to tell the “TiVo Story”, you will see Tim and TiVo on all platforms, working together to spread the word about our brand, and what makes it such a well-rounded Continue Reading

TiVo #1000xBetter Twitter Sweepstakes

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 06:36
We love TiVo, we know Tim Tebow loves TiVo, but tell us why you love TiVo on Twitter! Enter our sweepstakes to win a prize autographed by Tim Tebow himself! Tweet @TiVo and use #1000xBetter to tell us how TiVo makes your TV better! Looking for more Tim Tebow trivia? Check out Tim’s TiVo on Facebook for exclusive content, like which actor he would like to be and if he’s ever thrown anything at his TV! For more information see the Official Rules below. THE TIVO® #1000XBETTER SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES Continue Reading

TiVo Donates $1 to Tim Tebow Foundation for Each New Like on Facebook

Wed, 11/14/2012 - 06:35
For each new Like on Facebook TiVo will donate $1 to the Tim Tebow Foundation to assist children in need. Want to help? All you have to do is Like the TiVo Facebook page and we’ll donate a dollar! Liking the TiVo page also gets you access to exclusive Tebow content, so take a look around Tim’s TiVo to vote on which shows Tim should watch and check out why Tim loves his TiVo! For more information see Terms and Conditions below. TiVo “LIKES” DONATION PROMOTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS. TiVo Continue Reading

From Eddie Murphy, to Online Relationships and Restoring the Jersey Shore – TV This Week 11/12

Mon, 11/12/2012 - 16:27
MONDAY – Catfish: The TV Show (Series Premiere) – MTV– 10PM  Based off of the controversial 2010 documentary Catfish, star and artist Nev Schulman brings his creepy odyssey to life. The film followed Schulman as he began a romantic relationship on social networking site, Facebook, with a fan who starts to paint all of his photographs.  The show will bring existing online-only couples together for their first face-to-face encounter. Will their so called true love survive?    TUESDAY – Mankind The Story of All of Us – History Channel – 9PM  Actor Continue Reading

Make Every Wednesday Fright Night With American Horror Story: Asylum

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 14:02
Find the concept of a sadistic nun terrifying? Then this may not be the show for you. For those of you who like a good scare, prepare to be spooked out all fall with season two of the wildly popular horror-drama American Horror Story. The FX hit was created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk who are also the minds behind Glee. The show is an anthology so each season is set up like a mini-series that follows different characters and locations. The first season is set in present Continue Reading

Taking the Show Wherever You Go: TiVo Stream

Tue, 11/06/2012 - 09:00
I recently returned from a weeklong family reunion: there were five families and three generations in one house, including a dozen children under 19. During the week we were together, including one rainy day and night, I noticed that only the family members over 30 watched TV. Scattered among the children were two tablets, an iPod touch and lots of smart phones – and these devices provided all of the kids’ video entertainment for the week.  Just a couple of years ago, I recall our reunion included several nights of Continue Reading

TV This Week – 11/5/12

Mon, 11/05/2012 - 15:41
MONDAY – Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (Series Finale) – Travel – 9PM  The popular food show highlighting world cuisine comes to a close after it’s seven year run.  The show will conclude in Mr. Bourdain’s hometown, Brookyln, New York. This man is to food as Steven Spielberg is to filmmaking; he is an innovator and tastemaker. The closing of his show truly marks the end of an era.   TUESDAY – Election Night Coverage – CNN – 6PM (Plus All Other Major Networks) Most news channels will be running live Continue Reading

Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together on Friday 11/02

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 18:00
Hosted by NBC’s Matt Lauer, “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together” will air on all major networks (CBS, ABC, FOX, NBC, CW) tomorrow (Friday, November 2nd) from 8 to 9PM. All proceeds of this telethon will go to the American Red Cross to provide relief efforts for the Northeast. Brian Williams and Jimmy Fallon will also make guest appearances. Musicians such as Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen, Green Day’s Billy Joe Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi and Sting will perform. This is a tragedy that has struck the nation at a critical time. “Hurricane Sandy: Continue Reading

TV This Week – 10-29

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 17:39
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – 8PM – CBS We knew that Ted and Victoria (cake girl from Season 1) would not last forever, which is why they have to be the next couple to break up. The creators of the show said that October would be “the month of break-ups,” which means that Robin has to be next. Meanwhile, Barney makes a dog his wingman in an effort to think of new ways to sleep with women. These are all fun things that the creators are doing, Continue Reading

Fall Update for TiVo® Premiere DVRs

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 13:33
We are pleased to announce the newest software release (version 20.2.2) for TiVo Premiere, Premiere XL, Premiere 4, and Premiere XL4 (Premiere Elite).  Boxes will automatically receive the update over the coming weeks, but signing up at http://tivo.com/priority could get you the update a little sooner. With this update you will find new versions of the following screens (if you are using “HD Menus”) – Season Pass Manager, To Do List, History, and My Shows for Multi-Room Streaming. (If you are using “SD Menus” you can switch to HD by Continue Reading

One Brand, One Show

Sun, 10/28/2012 - 23:23
As originally seen on InteracTiVoty’s blog at  http://www.mediabizbloggers.com/interactivoty. Take one rugged outdoorsman used to getting his hands dirty, add a slightly spoiled car geek and throw them in the middle of nowhere with just a 4WD vehicle for them to save themselves. It’s Man v. Wild blended with a little bit of Monster Truck and it’s the Discovery Channel’s reality show “One Car Too Far.” I’ll admit I’m a sucker for any kind of programming involving problem solving and cars, so when I saw the promo with what looked to Continue Reading

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

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