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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

Introducing the TiVo Stream!

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 13:11
We’re excited to announce the new TiVo Stream! You can watch your favorite recorded shows on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The TiVo Stream works two ways – stream recorded shows anywhere in your home, or load up your shows to take with you on the go!  “Finally, consumers can have the flexibility they have long demanded by enjoying their favorite entertainment content anywhere – be it at home, in the air, or on-the-road,” said Jim Denney, GM and VP of Product Marketing for TiVo Inc. “With the launch of TiVo Continue Reading

TV This Week 9/3

Tue, 09/04/2012 - 15:42
TUESDAY – “Hell’s Kitchen” – Fox Justin, Dana and Christina are the only three that remain and one of these northeastern talents will receive the opportunity of the lifetime as new Head Chef for Gordon Ramsay Steak at the Paris Casino in Las Vegas. Tune in tonight to find out who the last two standing will be in Part 1 of the season finale.   WEDNESDAY – “Top Chef Masters” – Bravo Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard makes a guest appearance as a critic/intimidation factor. Chris, Kerry, Lorena, Patricia and Takashi Continue Reading

Top 11 things to know for the “Breaking Bad” Season Finale

Thu, 08/30/2012 - 08:47
Walter White has officially broken bad; there truly is no redemption value for this character. Walt loves every second of it, and it seems as though this is the first time in his life he truly feels completely in charge. Here is a spoiler filled list with the top 11 things you need to know before watching the Season 5, Part 1 finale of “Breaking Bad” airing this Sunday on AMC at 10PM EST. WARNING: Spoilers Ahead. Lots and Lots of Spoilers. 11. Gus Fring is very much dead. Half Continue Reading

TV This Week! 8/27

Mon, 08/27/2012 - 17:57
MONDAY – Grimm – NBC The third episode of the second season can finally be watched in peace. We recommend that you devote your Monday’s to this new murder mystery. It is sure to become a powerhouse show for the network until their fall lineup launches off. TUESDAY – Abby & Brittany – TLC This is a two part series that will have you thinking and warm your heart. The story of the conjoined twins, Abby and Brittany, continues as we see them in the last phase of their college Continue Reading

Top 5 TV shows on Netflix Instant

Fri, 08/24/2012 - 17:04
Fall premieres are just around the corner and while we are ecstatic for more New Girl and 30 Rock, we also realize this means the suspense of waiting seven days before finding out what happens next in the shows each week. Nothing beats watching a TV show on Netflix and avoiding cliffhangers all together. Check out our top 5 picks for Netflix Instant!   24  Watch Jack Bauer save the day in real-time format, doing everything from stopping bombs and viruses to preventing President assassinations. Oh, and did we mention he Continue Reading

Netflix Instant: A Comedy Gold Mine!

Wed, 08/22/2012 - 16:32
Our friends at Netflix always have a great repertoire of films for every demographic, but we’d like to share a few of our favorite hidden gems that often go overlooked, especially within comedy. Here are five hilarious films you probably didn’t know were on Netflix Instant. This Is Spinal Tap (1984) “Quite Exciting this Computer Magic Is” –Viv Savag We’ve all seen this movie and, if you’re like us,  most likely attempt to quote it at any and every given opportunity. But, the fact that we have access to it Continue Reading

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