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56th Annual Grammy Awards – Top Moments

Tue, 01/28/2014 - 12:14
The 56th Grammy Awards were last night, and as our TiVo Research and Analytics data proved, it was all about the performances for the viewers! From Beyonce and Jay Z’s dumbfounding duet to P!nk’s awe-inspiring acrobats to Imagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar’s creative collaboration – the audience couldn’t get enough. And these weren’t all even the MOST rewatched moments of the night! Pharrell Williams and his hat took a spot, along with Katy Perry and her broomsticks and a few other names you might have seen blowing up your Twitter Continue Reading

See Who the Biggest Winner is on TV This Week!

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 12:57
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS 8PM ET  It’s the week before Robin and Barney’s wedding weekend. Naturally, we reminisce with Ted as he recalls what’s been going on with his future wife over the past eight years.     TUESDAY – The Biggest Loser – NBC 8PM ET  This week is all about three’s – the Top 5 players compete in a triathlon, and three finalists remain after the weigh-in. The catch? The winner of the triathlon has a guaranteed spot as a finalist. The contestants also get the Continue Reading

Everyone’s on the Field on TV This Week

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 18:19
MONDAY – The Bachelor – ABC 8PM ET Fifteen women remain, and ten of them go on an outing involving Juan Pablo’s favorite pastime: soccer. We’ll also get to see some individual dates featured throughout the episode, one of which involves a jeep; another involves a tandem bungee jump in Pasadena! After the rose ceremony, 13 remain.   TUESDAY – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – FOX 8:30PM ET  Terry’s back on the field! His first priority? Learning to control his emotions. And Jake takes the reins to teach him how. Meanwhile, Amy and Continue Reading

“What to Watch” Dashboard Now Includes Metacritic Ratings for Movies!

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 14:39
If you’re an iOS user we’ve just added Metacritic to “What to Watch,” your personalized dashboard that combines recommendations and personal preferences to serve up what you will want to watch instantaneously. Metacritic’s proprietary Metascore distills the opinions of the most respected critics writing online and in print to a single number, color coded by green, yellow and red, making it really easy for you to decide on what to watch. We launched “What to Watch” last year with columns including Popular TV (based on what is popular in your Continue Reading

Start Your Winter TV Collections!

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 11:00
The start of the year means you’re busy with a lot of time-consuming resolutions – recording new and returning shows as Winter TV rolls around shouldn’t have to be another task to add to the list! We want you to be excited about Pretty Little Liars, Parks and Recreation, White Collar, The Big Bang Theory and all of the other shows we look forward to returning, as well as the new ones that we’ll probably test via the triple T treatment: TiVo, Try and Talk about. This means a variety Continue Reading

We Heart Amy Adams

Tue, 01/14/2014 - 14:38
Written By: Alicia Broadway Now that the holiday season has come to an end, and I’ve had a minute to catch my breath, I’ve made a very important realization: I kind of love Amy Adams. Unlike some actors who play the same role in every movie, and yes I’m looking at you Vince Vaughn, Adams chooses roles that run the gamut, and she excels in all of them. Whether she’s playing a naive fairytale princess making her way in New York City (“Enchanted”), or a struggling single mom trying to Continue Reading

71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Ceremony – Top Moments

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 14:47
Last night, American tuned into NBC to watch the 71st Annual Golden Globes – an award ceremony in which the Hollywood Foreign Press Association recognizes the best of the best in the film and television industries, both domestic and foreign. Once again Amy Poehler and Tina Fey proved themselves to be arguably the cleverest dynamic duo we could have asked for in our show host[esse]s, taking two of the top five spots on our most watched moments. And here they are! TiVo’s Top Five most watched moments, which were gathered Continue Reading

Prank for Prank on TV This Week

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 12:00
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS 8PM ET If a title like Slapsgiving 3: Slappointment in Slapmarra doesn’t give away what the episode is about you’ll need to readjust your view of the obvious. Marshall plots to deliver one last slap as part of his and Barney’s ongoing “Slap Bet”, but Barney will not be easily outdone before his wedding.     TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX 9PM ET Winston is on the hunt for a new career again and Schmidt will be mentoring an older Continue Reading

TiVo TV Binge-Viewing Guinness World Record Attempt

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 16:43
It’s no surprise TiVo fans love TV, but do they love it enough to watch it for 87 hours straight? This week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas we have three contestants attempting to break the Guinness World Record for binge-viewing! Day one has passed and the contestants are all doing great! Here is a recap of the first 24 hours.  

TiVo Reveals Second-Screen Viewing Behavior

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:00
A lot of fuss is being made about how shows will be viewed in the coming years; one of these ways involves second-screen methods such as on phones and tablets. This trend has started to take off in the past years and has been heavily increasing in viewers. Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, TiVo announced that streaming to mobile devices among its subscriber base is on the rise and driving longer periods of engagement on second screens, an increase directly related to the launch of Continue Reading

TiVo’s 5th Annual “Battle of the Brands at CES” Scorecard

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 11:00
Flipping past commercial breaks in order to catch-up on the latest episode of your favorite shows and movies has become the standard in TV viewing, but there are a handful of commercials that are game changers in this sense. Whether that be because of a product we’re looking forward to, because of something we want to learn more about, or something that’s just too funny to pass up (we’re looking at you AT&T). TiVo Research and Analytics evaluated brands’ commercial ratings and announced the winning and losing brands, based on Continue Reading

TiVo Partners With Control4

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 10:30
TiVo and Control4 are partnering up to bring you more of what you want on a quicker, smoother, and easier new interface! Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the companies announced open API to automation partners for TiVo® DVRs and Devices Initially, TiVo users will have access to Now Playing information and TiVo Peanut remote functionality with further integration of TiVo features and services* coming soon. TiVo will soon be offering the following features through Control4 interfaces: Info (Show): Call up information about a show in Continue Reading

TiVo Subscribers Tend to Binge – Here’s How & On What

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:00
Binge-watching is a term that was made even more popular in the last year. Defined, it is the act of watching multiple episodes in one sitting. It’s also a TiVo lover’s not-so-secret pleasure. It turns out that in a recent study, 89% of TiVo users binge-watch shows. We also found that one in four hour-long TV programs was viewed by binging and nearly one-fifth of 30-minute programming was viewed in a binge-watching fashion. Binging habits are fairly consistent across weekdays, with a slight (4%) increase on the weekends. The two Continue Reading

TiVo Demos NDVR Prototype For Operators at CES

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:30
Today, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, TiVo demonstrated a network DVR prototype for operators, and announced the plan to bring the TiVo Roamio DVR experience to the Cloud with network recordings seamlessly integrated, easily searchable and available anywhere – anytime. The TiVo NDVR is a natural extension of the TiVo solution. Using TiVo’s Emmy Award Winning cloud service, the nDVR will extend the TiVo Service and consistent user experience on every device while enabling consumers to easily find, consume and socially share cloud delivered content through Continue Reading

TiVo TV Binge-Viewing World Record Attempt

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 14:30
The best device to binge-watch your favorite shows on, is looking to hold the binge-watching title! At 7:00 PM PT on Monday, January 6th three contestants at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas will begin their attempt to break the Guinness Book World Record of 86 hours and 37 minutes (held by two Californians who watched consecutive episodes of FOX’s ”The Simpsons” in 2012), by binge-viewing 87 hours of programing. The content for the TiVo TV Binge-Viewing World Record Attempt,* will be streamed straight from one of our very own Continue Reading

New Month, New Shows on TV This Week

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:00
MONDAY – The Bachelor – ABC 8PM ET Season 18 of The Bachelor starts this Monday night as the new bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis, meets with former bachelor Sean Lowe. He better listen to Sean’s advice before he meets with 27 contestants all playing for his heart. This season we have a salsa dancer, a hippie, and a woman who is pregnant all competing for the final rose.     TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX 9PM ET Jess contemplates a different career after an urgent offer arises, but can Continue Reading

Top Programs of 2013

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:00
2013 came to an end with televised recaps and how we will remember the year that was. Here at TiVo, we recalled the best moments caught on TV and the shows that were most time-shifted of them all. In a football friendly nation, it’s no surprise who took first for the highest rated programs, but one sitcom reached the top five twice! Here are the lists for the best programs of 2013: Top 5 Moments Top 5 TiVo Moments for the 5 Highest Rated Programs Rank Network Program Name Airdate Continue Reading

Janu-Airing Premieres

Wed, 01/01/2014 - 12:00
The gifts don’t slow down after December 25th, because the New Year brings us January premieres! And this January, we have plenty of new and returning shows to look forward to, kicking 2014 off on a high note. Although we do have to say adieu to American Horror Story: Coven and Betrayal, we look forward to getting back Sherlock, Cougar Town and many other favorites. Here are the shows we’ve already taken the opportunity to hit record on: Community NBC (Thursday, January 2nd) – The season that almost wasn’t. Jeff and Continue Reading

Top Ad Campaigns of 2013

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 12:00
It takes a creative ad campaign to catch audience’s’ attentions, but as 2013 comes to an end, TiVo has compiled the most watched ads of the year. From the best ads for products to the best film campaign a week prior to a film release, these brands, films, and shows were able to captivate viewers. Advertising creative, movie campaign spots and network promos were evaluated with respect to how well their ads resonated with TiVo service subscribers, as measured by their propensity to watch, rewind or fast-forward through the brands’ Continue Reading

Happy New Year on TV This Week!

Mon, 12/30/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Alamo Bowl: Oregon vs. Texas – ESPN 6:45PM ET Oregon (10-2) faces off against Texas (8-4) in San Antonio. Quarterback Marcus Mariota was in the hunt for the Heisman this year for the Oregon Ducks, but will face a stout foe in Texas’ Jackson Jeffcoat. Mack Brown of the University of Texas will be coaching his team in his last bowl game after a solid season, but this is the Duck’s 9th straight bowl appearance. TUESDAY – New Year’s Eve with Carson Daly– NBC 11:30PM ET 10…9…8… you Continue Reading

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