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Wed, 02/12/2014 - 12:30
Romance means different things to different people. This Valentine’s Day, your best bet is to figure out what it means to your special someone and make a grand gesture. The grand gesture makes up for the silly fights, the less-than-inspired date nights, and telling her she’s acting like her mother—it’s also what makes a great romantic movie. The grand gesture is the scene you remember years later, like Jake presenting Samantha with a birthday cake in “Sixteen Candles” or Cindy jumping on the back of Ronald’s lawnmower in “Can’t Buy Continue Reading

TiVo Olympic Coverage – Top Moments – February 11, 2014

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 09:00
Last night’s Top Moments were all about the pipe—the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe competition, that is. The highly-anticipated event ended in disappointment for Team USA’s Shaun White: After foregoing his spot in the Snowboard Men’s Slopestyle in order to focus on the quest of a Gold hat trick in the Snowboard Men’s Halfpipe, White suffered a disappointing loss to Russian-born Iouri Podladtchikov, a/k/a/ “I-Pod.” White had scored a 95.75 with a fabulous second qualifying run, but in the finals he struggled on a slushy halfpipe, ultimately yielding Gold to I-Pod and Continue Reading

TiVo Olympic Coverage – Top Moments – February 10, 2014

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 10:06
Heat wave—literally and figuratively! Temperatures in the 60s caused dangerously soft snow on the Sochi  slopes, but that didn’t stop the top athletes skiing their way to the five most-watched moments from NBC’s Monday night coverage of the 22nd Winter Olympics. Top male and female Alpine skiers tore through one of the hardest courses in downhill history. The course heartbreakingly conquered some, while others conquered it in these breathtaking five Top Moments. Top Moment #1 was a dangerous and scary full speed crash in the Downhill portion of the Women’s Continue Reading

Things Get Competitive on TV This Week!

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 13:00
MONDAY – The Bachelor – ABC 8PM ET   It’s off to New Zealand! Eight remaining bachelorettes join Juan Pablo on the trip, and six are asked to try out a local extreme sport for a group date. After a one-on-one date involving a speedboat ride through the Tutukau Gorge, two are sent home at the rose ceremony.   TUESDAY – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – FOX 9:30PM ET As Boyle pursues a new romance, ready to dive in head first, Jake steps in to keep him from moving too quickly. Rosa and Continue Reading

TiVo Olympic Coverage – Top Moments – February 9, 2014

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 09:50
The top five most-watched moments from NBC’s Sunday night coverage of the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi featured five of the world’s top female athletes, including three Americans.  The most-watched moments include two thrill-of-victory ice skating wins, and three agony-of-defeat fumbled snowboarding routines. Top Moments #1 and #2 were claimed by competitors from Great Britain and Russia.  Great Britain’s Aimee Fuller took the #1 spot last night while performing in the Women’s Slopestyle Snowboarding Semi-Finals at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park: Fuller fell while attempting to land a double back Continue Reading

TiVo Olympic Coverage – Top Moments – January 8, 2014

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 09:48
Snowboarders and skaters dominated the first full night of NBC’s primetime coverage of the 22nd Winter Olympic Games from Sochi, Russia. Women’s Figure Skating stuck the #1 and #2 landings among last night’s five Top Moments. The winning Top 5 Moment was American Ashley Wagner looking up at the scoreboard showing her in first place after a fabulous performance in the short program of the team event. Though Wagner placed only fourth in the U.S. Championships in Boston a month ago, she made the three-person Olympic team based on her Continue Reading

TiVo Olympic Coverage – Top Moments – January 7, 2014

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 09:00
The world said hello to Sochi last night, but perhaps more importantly, Sochi said “Zdravstvujtye” to the world. In a spectacle worthy of Cecil B. DeMille, the 22nd Winter Olympic Games began with aerial acrobatics, Russian classical music, a human light show, more Russian classical music, and floats accompanied by—you guessed it—Russian classical music. With 40,000 people in attendance, Fisht Olympic Stadium played host to 88 national delegations, the singing group t.A.T.u., a talking bear, and tennis player (and Sochi native) Maria Sharapova. Here are the top five moments of Continue Reading

Jay Leno Final “Tonight Show” – Top Moments

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 15:30
In 1992, Jay Leno took over Johnny Carson’s role as host of NBC’s late-night show. Last night, 22 years later, he’s signing off – and with quite a bang. On his final night of the ‘best job in show business’, his lineup would’ve given the big-dipper a run for its money: Oprah Winfrey, Billy Crystal, Kim Kardashian, Garth Brooks, Cheryl Crowe and Jack Black all preceded the concluding monologue which was complete with tears, jokes and a hand-off to Jimmy Fallon to take over the reins. So amid all of Continue Reading

Winter Olympics: Follow all the action from Sochi!

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:00
With the XXII Winter Olympics in Sochi about to begin, it’s time to make sure you’ve set up recordings of all your favorite events. NBC is spreading events across most of their broadcast and cable networks so we’ve made it easy to grab all your favorites. From TiVo Central, select “Find TV, Movies & Videos”, then “Browse TV & Movies”  to reach the “Olympics” browse menu. From here you can schedule recordings for each of the Winter Olympic events. Select your favorite and use the “Record this Collection” option to Continue Reading

TiVo’s Annual Report: Super Bowl XLVIII Top Commercials and Moments

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:54
TiVo has been tracking and releasing its unique Super Bowl data for over a decade. Today, TRA released the top most engaging Super Bowl commercials, promotions and game top moments for Super Bowl XLVIII. TiVo Research is the only audience research service using second-by-second to rank top Super Bowl spots based on actual commercial retention relative to overall program viewership. Also interesting to note, is the fact that for the fourth year in a row, TiVo found viewership for the half time show exceeding that of the overall game. And Continue Reading

Secrets Come Out on TV This Week

Mon, 02/03/2014 - 12:00
MONDAY – 2 Broke Girls – CBS 8:30PM ET  Deke’s wealthy? This new truth throws Max for a loop and she decides it’s time to end their relationship.       TUESDAY – New Girl – FOX 9PM ET  Nick runs into his ex, and Jess – true to form – encourages him to be friends with her. Her tactic is to bring her own ex into the picture and introduce him to Nick. The end result can only be priceless. Meanwhile, Coach uses a loft to impress his date; the problem is Continue Reading

Superb Super Bowl Recipes

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 17:56
From Your Friends at TiVo Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most eagerly anticipated days of the year. Not only because we’re fervently waiting to see which of the two teams will claim the title they’ve been fighting for all year, but because on this day, we put aside our New Year’s resolutions. We pig out on the finest Football-friendly foods, as we sit on a couch, watching others burn the calories we eat – and it’s wonderful. Here at TiVo HQ, located in Niner Nation, that’s how we’re Continue Reading

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

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