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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

Anchorman 2: Marketing Marvel

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 12:00
In May of 2012 the warm, rustic, and soothing voice of Ron Burgundy announced the sequel to the comedy Anchorman. He did so the only way a man of his age and build should — by dancing down the steps of Conan O’Brien’s late night talk show with his trusty flute in hand. Since this unforgettable spectacle, it’s become hard to hide from the man in the red suit. He’s appeared in shows, radio, commercials, pictures, and about every media in between. A week after the sequel came to theaters, Continue Reading

Holiday Favorites on TV This Week!

Mon, 12/23/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Monday Night Football: Falcons at 49ers – ESPN 8:25PM ET The 49ers are playing their best football of the season after knocking off the Seahawks at home and taking care of Tampa Bay, but this game has more a deeper meaning. After 53 years of Candlestick park the red and gold will play their final game; closing down a stadium rich with history. The 49ers will look to leave the grounds with a win, but will face the 2012 NFC conference contender. TUESDAY – E:60 2013 Stories of Continue Reading

You Don’t Have To Brave The Cold This December!

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 11:30
Along with the Holiday cheer, December brings us rain, frost, hail, snow, and temperatures so cold they could freeze you where you stand. This month, instead of trying to bear the cold or going outdoors for some late holiday shopping, why not spend the time bundled up inside with your favorite actors and actresses? It’s a lot easier and way more fun than putting chains on your tires, only to end up stranded in a snowstorm. To keep you happy this holiday season here are some tips to make sure Continue Reading

Wall to Wall Christmas to Watch

Thu, 12/19/2013 - 12:00
Christmas is coming and instead of just fattening up a Christmas goose, why not increase the size of your “My Shows” list with selections from our Christmas collections? Whether you love “Classic Christmas Chestnuts” like “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “A Christmas Story” and “Elf” or something a little less traditional like our favorites on “The Naughty List”, we’ve got everything you need to celebrate the season just the way you want. “Classic Christmas Chestnuts”: Relive your favorite holiday memories with your family or create new ones with a selection of Continue Reading

TechCrunch TV and MovieFone Coming to TiVo DVRs

Tue, 12/17/2013 - 15:59
Today TiVo is rolling out two new apps to the TiVo Roamio and TiVo Premiere platforms bringing you even more content. TechCrunch TV delivers breaking tech and startup news, interviews and product demos. The TechCrunch TV app will give TiVo owners direct access to the most current and significant information making its way through the tech world at any given moment. For moviegoers and lovers alike, we’ve added MovieFone to our list of available applications! MovieFone is a movie listing and information service, creating a one-stop-shop for movie trailers, reviews Continue Reading

TiVo Launches Opera TV Store on Roamio Platform

Tue, 12/17/2013 - 15:55
As promised TiVo has begun the roll out of the Opera TV Store, a leading HTML5-based TV app platform currently showcasing hundreds of applications. TiVo Roamio owners will start to see the app platform arrive as early as this week and the roll out will continue through the holidays. The Opera TV Store brings hundreds of new apps to TiVo including AccuWeather, All Fitness TV, AP News, Saveur, The Weather Network and Vimeo. So when you see it appear on your TiVo, take a moment to explore all the new Continue Reading

The Pace Heats Up on TV This Week

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 12:00
  MONDAY – Monday Night Football: Ravens at Lions – ESPN 8:00PM ET The Ravens and Lions are looking to shore up a spot in the playoffs, but with three weeks remaining there in no room for error. Neither team can afford to lose in this Monday night showdown. The Detroit Lions have been struggling as of late losing three of their last four while the Baltimore Ravens have won three of the last four. Can the Ravens continue their playoff push or will Detroit get back on track?   Continue Reading

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