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I’ll take Game Shows for $1,000, Alex!

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 11:00
Whether we’re brushing up on scientific trivia or watching to see if someone really is smarter than a 5th grader, game shows have been a consistent part of television for many generations. What are a few of your favorite game shows throughout the decades?        The Price is Right Premiering in 1956, “The Price is Right” is the longest-running game show in history. Luckily for us, it’s still going strong! Originally hosted by Bob Barker, “The Price is Right” is now hosted by Drew Carey. The host may Continue Reading

Spooking Season on TV This Week!

Mon, 10/14/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – The Blacklist – NBC 10PM ET “The Stewmaker” is responsible for hundreds of missing people so what about adding one more to his total? As Liz testifies against a powerful drug lord one of the witnesses suddenly goes missing. Could the Stewmaker be behind this abduction? Also, Red will start working with Ressler for the first time.   TUESDAY – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – ABC 8PM ET On of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s best trained agents has gone rogue and the agents must decide whether to capture her or get Continue Reading

Now That Breaking Bad is Over, What Will You Watch?

Tue, 10/08/2013 - 12:00
It was a bittersweet Sunday watching the series finale of Breaking Bad. But instead of wallowing in the loss (and giving away any spoilers for those of you who still have it waiting on your TiVo!), we are looking forward to the new Fall 2013 Sunday night lineup. So what will you be watching to fill the Breaking Bad void? In this post, we’ll show you a few of our Sunday night favorites, both old and new. Don’t forget to set your season passes so you don’t miss any of Continue Reading

Fall Features On TV This Week

Mon, 10/07/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Sleepy Hollow – FOX 9PM ET Ichabod and Abbie will finally learn the name of the evil force that has been terrorizing them and others, but what else might they find? Abbie’s sister escapes the psychiatric ward and the Ichabod and Abbie must venture out to find her. Ichabod unveils he created the Boston Tea Party in order to steal a certain item from the British.   TUESDAY – MARVEL Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – ABC 8PM ET The enemies of S.H.I.E.L.D. are never an easy obstacle to overcome, Continue Reading

Your Happy Halloween Starts Here

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 12:00
What’s your favorite scary movie? That’s what we recently asked our fans on Facebook and you provided us with a list of some of the creepiest cinema of all time. We’ve posted your favorites in the “TiVo Fans’ Halloween Picks” collection highlighting your favorite scares. From Jack Nicholson hunting through the Overlook Hotel for Danny in “The Shining” to the empty streets of London after the Rage Virus wipes out the population in “28 Days Later”, it’s a collection of your favorite scary movies available all month long. Want a Continue Reading

TiVo’s Fall 2013 Primetime Broadcast Commitment Chart

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 12:00
The fall 2013 broadcast season is well underway, and to help determine which new programs are heading for “hit” status and which ones will be this season’s “Made in Jersey,” we present to you TiVo’s Commitment Chart.  The Commitment Chart (aka the Season Pass) illustrates which new programs viewers are electing to record on their TiVos. Updated daily, it’s a true indication of viewers’ desire to watch a given program on a regular basis.

Full Fall Lineup on TV This Week

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – Hostages – CBS 10PM ET The Sander family has been held hostage as the intruders use their Mom, Dr. Sanders, as their personal puppet in a plot to kill the president. What is the motive behind this act of aggression? How might it tie in to one of the intruder’s personal life? After the presidents operation is put on hold the Sander’s family could be in great danger, but the trespassers have also shown signs of compassion.   TUESDAY – Brooklyn Nine-Nine – FOX 8:30PM ET After Jake Continue Reading

TRA Wishes You a Happy National Coffee Day!

Sun, 09/29/2013 - 12:00
Happy National Coffee Day, have another cup on us.  And while you are drinking that cup odds are you are tuned to CBS or Fox News Channel!  Based on a recent study of TiVo Research and Analytics data, heavy coffee purchasers tend to watch a disproportionate amount of those two networks in primetime. Specifically java aficionados are tuned to Elementary, 60 Minutes and Big Brother on the eye network.  Other broadcast fare includes Grimm (hopefully its decaf!), The Middle and Family Guy.  On the cable front, along with their cup Continue Reading

New Fall Shows!

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 12:00
Each September we look forward to tuning back into new episodes of our favorite shows, as well as checking out some of the new shows that are premiering for the first time. With your TiVo Roamio, you can record 6 shows at once and have more recording space, so why not add a few more to the roster? In this post, we will share with you a few of the shows that we can’t wait to check out!   About a Boy – NBC NBC has picked up a TV Continue Reading

Marvel at TV This Week

Mon, 09/23/2013 - 12:00
MONDAY – How I Met Your Mother – CBS 8PM ET The last season of How I Met Your Mother is beginning! After eight seasons on the air those poor kids will get to leave the couch and we finally get to see Teds long romantic journey come to an end in season nine. The season starts with Barney and Robin’s wedding in a special one-hour special. Before the wedding starts, however, the couple learns something about their family history that no couple wants to discover. (Don’t forget Hostages premieres Continue Reading

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

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