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Tips & Tricks, Brought to you by Roamio

Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:00
About a month ago, we introduced you to the newest and most exciting member of our family: TiVo Roamio. “The holy grail of set-top boxes” lets you record up to 450 hours of HD programming, record up to 6 shows at once, implements an updated version of the already award-winning User Interface and so much more. Aside from the game-changing features that you’ve heard about from tech reviewers and gurus alike, our engineers made sure that the Roamio had a number of subtle, yet extremely effective, tricks up its sleeve. Continue Reading

T.V. Cast Shake-ups

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 12:00
Doesn’t it seem like just when you are getting into a groove with your favorite characters on your must-see T.V. shows that something changes? This new season of shows will be no different. Some of our favorite characters have endured tragedies, or will not be returning because of off-screen moves or opportunities elsewhere.  At the same time, many shows will be adding new faces to shake things up.   Glee – after tragically losing Cory Monteith this summer, the Glee cast will dedicate the third episode of the season to Continue Reading

Big Brother, Big Twists

Wed, 09/18/2013 - 12:00
Big Brother: A reality show, a game show, a soap opera… It has the best of so many worlds and it’s on three nights a week. This year we saw a couple of interesting twists that were new to the Big Brother game; America’s MVP and a jury member “Got to steppin’” back into the house. America’s MVP got a bit more interesting once America actually got to pick the third nominee to be put up on the block and the jury member who moved back is still in the Continue Reading

Favorite TiVo Soundtracks

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 12:00
John Travolta must be a lucky charm when it comes to movie music—he stars in 3 of the top 10 films TiVo users voted as containing their favorite soundtracks. Grease is a given when it comes to talking about movies with great music, from “Summer Nights” to “Greased Lightning,” the songs in this film stick in your head…even when you don’t want them to. And although Travolta looks awfully sharp in a white polyester suit, the only reason anyone remembers Saturday Night Fever is because of the disco hits of Continue Reading

That Fall Feeling on TV This Week

Mon, 09/16/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Sleepy Hollow – FOX 9PM ET Fall TV has begun! Monday starts off with the premiere of the highly anticipated Sleepy Hollow. The show follows the old tale of a headless horseman and Ichabod Crane with a new setting; the 21st century. Crane teams up with detective Abby Mills after a cop is killed by the headless haunt as the two look to track down this supernatural spook.   TUESDAY – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – FOX 8:30 PM ET Andy Sandberg plays detective Jake Peralta in this pilot episode Continue Reading

Start Your Fall TV Collections!

Fri, 09/13/2013 - 12:00
It is in a bitter-sweet fashion that we say goodbye to summer. That’s right; that means no more days spent reading by the pool under the sun or sporting white seersucker. With fall approaching, kids are going back to school, parents are refocusing on their work, and the undead are littering our streets—well, at least our TiVo. While we will miss the beach, warm nights, and vacation, we can rejoice that fall TV is back! This means shows like The Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire, Community and Parks and Recreation are Continue Reading

Hunger Games: Catching Viewers

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 12:00
Katniss Everdeen continues her big screen adventure battling the State of Panem’s supremacy on November 22, 2013, when the second installment in the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, opens in theaters nationwide. The second trailer for the film, released on July 20th, already has over 1.9 million YouTube views: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keT5CRhhy84 But how will Lionsgate get the word out to the other 270.5 million U.S. residents over the age of twelve who have not viewed the trailer on the Internet?  Television still proves to be one of the most valuable assets Continue Reading

Director’s Chair: Brian De Palma

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 12:00
In the magical land of Hollywood, where cars can talk and people can fly, directors are like magicians—they inspire awe with their sleight of hand and misdirection, and when they’re done, they’ve made our money disappear. Armed with a vision (and millions of dollars), film directors create the impossible. To acknowledge their contributions, TiVo is highlighting directors of some of the most popular movies ever made in a new collection titled “Director’s Chair.” The first director to be featured is Brian De Palma. Responsible for crime dramas such as The Continue Reading

No Ditchin’ the Kitchen on TV This Week

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Monday Night Football – ESPN 6:55PM ET After a sensational start to his NFL career, Robert Griffin the Third (RG3) will be able to  silence critics about his injury as his Redskins take on the new-look Philadelphia Eagles. The city of brotherly love has had its own issues this offseason, but with new coach Chip Kelly making the calls the offense could benefit greatly.     TUESDAY – The Million Second Quiz – NBC 8PM ET The newest game show begins Tuesday as contestants answer question in order to Continue Reading

Kick Back and Kickoff on TV This Week

Mon, 09/02/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – College Football: Florida State at Pittsburgh – ESPN 8PM ET The Panters square off against Florida State who won their first title in eight years. A potent Florida run game will try to outplay a strong Pittsburgh defense lead by Aaron Donald in both teams season debuts. The Panthers are underdogs to the 11th-ranked Florida State Seminoles, but are 5-3 againts Florida in their previous meetings.   TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – ABC 8PM ET Bob is a police officer in Wisconsin and the “Fit for Duty” Continue Reading

TV Couples

Wed, 08/28/2013 - 10:30
Every sitcom has them, that one couple you love to watch week after week. With love for TiVo’s new Roamio™ DVR in the air, we took a look back at some of our favorite T.V. couples of the last decade.  From the surprise couple to the made for each other couple, our favorite shows have them all! Monica and Chandler, Friends An infamous hookup at Ross’s wedding led to a love affair like none other. Watching Monica’s strong personality meet Chandler’s hilarious, but shy demeanor left viewers yearning for more Continue Reading

Say Goodbye for Now on TV This Week

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls – NBC 9PM ET Three teams are left to take on Mother Nature as a downpour in the rain forest poses the greatest threat the contestants have faced. After the challenge a winner will be picked. Two teams will be sent home empty-handed, but one pair will share in the $500,000 grand prize.     TUESDAY – Pretty Little Liars – ABC Family 8PM ET Another season finale is upon us and there are more questions in it than answers. On Pretty Continue Reading

Meet Roamio! The Ultimate Love Affair.

Tue, 08/20/2013 - 12:12
  The latest and greatest addition to the TiVo family is here!  Let us introduce you to the TiVo Roamio™ DVR; it’s time to fall in love. Roamio is the only box that allows you to watch live TV and the Web from a single interface. No more fighting over the remote, no more deciding what show to watch and no longer picking just one spot to watch TV. New product features: Depending on model, Roamio can record up to 6 shows at once with memory for up to 450 Continue Reading

Are You Ready For Some Football on TV This Week

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Monday Night Football – ESPN 7PM ET Robert Griffin the Third or RG3 will be recovering from knee surgery, but there is still plenty of reasons to watch this preseason match up. The two teams square off in their second preseason game of the season. Alfred Morris has been working on his hands, lets see if that gives him the edge in the starting job.   TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – ABC 8PM ET In a very emotional Extreme Weight Loss episode, Ashley is a young woman Continue Reading

Breaking Bad

Tue, 08/13/2013 - 12:24
        It was the beginning of the end. On Sunday night, AMC’s Breaking Bad returned for the second half of the fifth and final season, and it brought the chills and excitement that we have grown to expect from Vince Gilligan’s Emmy award-winning show. Fans are rampant with theories about how the final episodes will play out after the premiere. It’s clear that Walter White is hardly finished with his bad side. This episode opening showed a flash-forward of his return to his now-iconic home to retrieve Continue Reading

Football is back on TV This Week

Mon, 08/12/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock– ABC 7PM ET The Bachelorette is over, but our Monday line up got a little more interesting. Tune in to see names like Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, and Taylor Swift as ABC recaps the four day music festival. Like Country singer Kip Moore would say “It’s about as close to being perfect, it’s got everything but you.”   TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – CW 8PM ET Turning 50 and having your 20th anniversary is enough work to take on Continue Reading

When the curtain comes down, what will Breaking Bad fans watch next?

Fri, 08/09/2013 - 16:47
Like other fans of AMC’s Breaking Bad, the folks here at TRA are waiting in painstaking anticipation to see what devilish plots Walter White has in store for his Car Wash and “other” business in the final 8 episodes beginning on Sunday, August 11th. But soon enough, the Emmy winning series that put Albuquerque on the map as the home of Heisenberg will meet its final end. So what will Breaking Bad fans be left to binge view next? TRA has some big data driven suggestions that will help to comfort Mr. Continue Reading

Bachelorette Finale: All the Right Reasons

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 11:41
After weeks of requisite crying, gushy poetry and unexpected goodbyes, it’s hard to believe this season’s Bachelorette began in the most unexpected of ways: with an original music video featuring international rap sensation, Soulja Boy. Needless to say, Desiree’s quest for love has been a total bell curve. What started as a strong season (remember Jonathan “I take everything too far” Vollinger from night one?) quickly became one of the most underwhelming runs in show history. It’s unclear why fans weren’t as jazzed about Des and her suitors as they’ve Continue Reading

Last Chance for Love on TV This Week

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – The Bachelorette – ABC 7PM ET The season concludes after a shocking twist revealed Brooks Forester did not reciprocate Desiree’s feelings. Now we will find out if she will pick between Chris and Drew or if her heart still holds out for someone who doesn’t “feel like the moments apart are hard enough”.     TUESDAY – Extreme Weight Loss – ABC 7PM ET Alyssa, a 414lb. woman was in a car accident at age 10. The car accident not only took the life of her beloved mother, Continue Reading

Ice Ice Movies: Stop, Collaborate and Watch!

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:00
What would you do if you had three months of free time? Travel the world? Write the next great American novel? Learn to play a musical instrument? How about taking three months of your life to arrange clips of dialogue from 280 movies into a single music video re-creating the iconic 90′s Vanilla Ice hit “Ice Ice Baby”? Stop right there. The internet (with it’s infinite amounts of spare time) has already accomplished that last one and we’ve fallen in love with it. This week, we ran across “Ice Ice Continue Reading

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