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TiVo Owners Forecasted Phillips’ Idol Victory

Thu, 05/24/2012 - 10:01
On Tuesday, most-watched moments from TiVo-using Idol fans indicated Phillip Phillips was likely to win season 11 of American Idol. After a finale jam-packed with celebrity appearances and Idol alums, it looks like TiVo data had the answer all along. Keep those TiVo boxes running!

And the Winner of American Idol Is…

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 13:48
…announced tonight! (Sorry, we just couldn’t resist a little Ryan Seacrest-style drama.) The moment Idol fans have been waiting for since January will be announced tonight on FOX, when either Phillip Phillips or Jessica Sanchez will be crowned as Season 11′s champion.  If our TiVo viewing data is any indication, it may be Phillip’s moment [...]

HOUSE, M.D. Checks Out For Good

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 10:00
TV’s crankiest clinician is set to finally set down his stethoscope tonight, as Fox ends an 8 year, 177 show run with a macabre episode titled ‘Everybody Dies.’ The show has long been a TiVo favorite, as it is the number 5 most recorded show on TiVo boxes, behind Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, [...]

“Survivor: One World”: Reminiscence is Futile

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 14:04
This week, Kim Spradlin won Survivor: One World. No surprise there! One of the top moments of this finale was Kim winning the final immunity challenge to seal her victory. As Chelsea said to Kim during the challenge: “You’re a beast!” Other than that, the finale was fairly dull. When the remaining Survivors reminisced about their [...]

New Picks on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video

Mon, 05/14/2012 - 17:39
The great thing about Netflix and Amazon Instant Video on your TiVo box is that new content is always feeding into your TV. So, we wanted to give you our top picks for new content that has cropped up recently on both of these services. Have a look, and throw ‘em on the TiVo!   [...]

An Update for TiVo® Premiere!

Thu, 05/10/2012 - 11:00
We are pleased to announce the newest software release (version 20.2.1) for TiVo Premiere, Premiere XL 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. We are excited to announce that with this update you will [...]

“The Voice” Final Four, and One Bold Prediction

Tue, 05/08/2012 - 14:28
Last night, the final four contestants on NBC’s The Voice strutted their stuff with three performances each. Our top watched TiVo moments tell the story. Christina and Chris Mann’s duet of “The Prayer,” came through as the top-ranked performance, with Jermain Paul’s solo rendition of “I Believe I Can Fly” close behind. However, Juliette Simms’ solo, [...]

Girls, Veep Challenge Game of Thrones for TiVo Supremacy

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 17:32
  We were checking out our Season Pass rankings the other day. Something stood out right away – there is a whole lot of movement going on, and it’s coming from HBO’s neck of the woods. Girls, the Lena Dunham vehicle that has critics fawning, started without much notice on TiVo box Season Pass lists, all [...]

Precious TV Moments: The TiVo Community Responds

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 10:30
  On Tuesday, we asked our fans on Facebook the following question: What show could you never delete from your TiVo box and how long has it been there? We were totally floored by the number of responses (more than 300!). We read through them, and saw some themes emerge. They speak to a diversity [...]

Live Sports: 3 Rules of Thumb for Time Shifting

Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:30
When it comes to live sporting events, don’t put your TiVo on the bench. A good old fashioned time shift can get you past some of those timeouts and delays of game without missing out on anything. Besides, watching live might mean rushed bathroom breaks and frenzied snack-making (no one should ever have to choose [...]

Can tonight’s Glee outdo the ‘Whitney’ episode?

Tue, 05/01/2012 - 10:00
Two weeks ago Glee blew our minds with a multi-colored LED dance floor (how did Sue get that into the music room?) and a drag-tastic performance of “Boogie Shoes” (the dress! the choreography!). Then, last Tuesday, our ears were treated to a Whitney Houston tribute episode, Dance With Somebody. Everyone poured their hearts out in so many [...]

’30 Rock’ Breaking News Live: East vs. West

Fri, 04/27/2012 - 14:14
On Thursday night, fans of 30 Rock got a special treat: a fully live episode (the first since 2010), aired separately on the east and west coasts. 30 Rock took advantage of the two-part broadcast, switching up some celebrity cameos from Kim Kardashian (west coast), Paul McCartney (east coast) and Brian Williams (west coast). The live show was [...]

YouTube Video of the Week: Katy Perry Lip Syncs “Call Me Maybe”

Wed, 04/25/2012 - 10:30
In case you missed it, this week’s viral video spotlight is Katy Perry’s lip-sync of Carly Rae Jepsen’s catchy pop song “Call Me Maybe.” Perry, who recorded the video poolside during her off-time from Coachella, joins a host of other celebrities who have also famously lip-synced the song, including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ashley Tisdale, [...]

Cash Cab, and Discovery Channel Favorites

Mon, 04/23/2012 - 08:00
It was a sad day when we found out Discovery Channel’s hit game show Cash Cab will no longer producing new episodes. One part reality, two parts game show, Cash Cab and its infamous host Ben Bailey held a pretty dedicated following of fans. After all, who can resist a game show that drives around [...]

FOX Turns 25: Anniversary Lineup, and Ryan Seacrest’s Glorious Smile

Fri, 04/20/2012 - 12:01
FOX’s 25th anniversary special is this Sunday, April 22, which means we’re in for an old school TV lineup packed with plenty of nostalgia. Ever wish you had TiVo back when Married…With Children first aired in 1987? Missed your chance to record all your favorite episodes of That 70’s Show? Well, here’s your chance to [...]

HBO Adds To Sunday Lineup with ‘Veep’ and ‘Girls’

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 09:48
In Game of Thrones, there’s more than enough manliness to go around. Battle cries, red meat…you get the idea. Now, HBO is balancing out the testosterone with two new female-led shows: Girls and Veep. Lena Dunham’s Girls premiered Sunday night, and is already being hailed as a witty, new-generation version of Sex and the City. In [...]

‘Dancing with the Stars’ Ratings Down But Loyalty Still High

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 14:32
We’re four weeks in! So tell us, how did “rock week” treat you? Should we start calling him Jaleel Jagger? Did Gavin annoy you in rehearsals as much as he did Karina? And most importantly, are you still watching? Let’s rewind a bit. The season premiere of Dancing with the Stars was the least watched [...]

For the first time ever XFINITY On Demand from Comcast now available to San Francisco Bay Area TiVo and Comcast Customers!

Mon, 04/09/2012 - 23:01
Unprecedented offering combines traditional TV programming, Xfinity On Demand and everything you love from the web all through the easy-to-use TiVo interface. You can’t get it anywhere else! For the first time ever, TiVo and Comcast have come together to offer San Francisco Bay Area customers access to Xfinity On Demand, joining other great web [...]

‘Glee’s’ “Somebody I Used to Know” Top Video on YouTube

Fri, 04/06/2012 - 12:18
When we saw the number one YouTube video of today, we had this moment – “oh right! Glee is coming back!” We’d been wondering and wondering when we could Gleek out again, and then spring came, and with it, new episodes!  That’s right, the kids will be back at McKinley this coming Tuesday, and over [...]

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Premieres Slightly Ahead of ‘True Blood,’ ‘Dexter’

Tue, 04/03/2012 - 14:37
Whoa. With the full force of all the armies of Westeros, and one satisfying slap, Game of Thrones is back. And dare we say – it did not disappoint. After a seemingly never-ending hiatus, George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy picked up right where it had left off, with the Seven Kingdoms splintered into no [...]