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And __________ is leaving SNL...

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 10:31
This one makes me so sad. Bill Hader is leaving at the end of the year.

So many of his characters are favorites, but his Vincent Price just can't be beat.

:( :(

Going from regular premiere to premiere4 question...

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 09:43

I am receiving the premiere 4 as a gift tomorrow and currently have the regular premiere. I just have 2 quick questions regarding the new machine

(a) do i need to have my cable company send me a NEW cable card or can i use the one thats currently in my premiere and do they need (the cable company) to send out a tech to add more wiring in my home since the new box will be able to record 4 things at once?

(b) in terms of kmttg, does the premiere 4 still work as long as i just put in a new media access key or is that program not compatible with the 4?

Hannibal - Sorbet - S01E07 - OAD 5/9/13

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 09:35
No thread yet?

I thought this show was taking place in the 80's. I could have sworn they said that or implied that early on. But in the most recent episode Dr. Lecter's patient refers to Michael Jackson's death.

I am just waiting for Lecter to kill that guy. He's so annoying.

Watching Adam Carolla Pod/Video Cast

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 08:13
Any other Carolla fans? I have a series 3 and am wondering if I can stream any of Adam's casts through my Series 3? I know he has a number of video offerings on his home page and his own YouTube Channel. Could either of these be configured on my series 3?

Survivor Blood vs Water Possible Casting Spoilers

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 22:01
This is from


Survivor has cast a former Big Brother winner who will appear on Survivor Blood vs. Water, the new season that features returning cast members playing with loved ones. While Amazing Race and Big Brother have long shared cast members, including with Survivor, it has not yet drawn a cast member from CBS’ other shows.

Hayden Moss, who won season 12, is dating Kat Edorsson, who appeared on Survivor One World. Another notable pairing: Monica Culpepper partner will compete with her husband, Brad Culpepper, a former NFL player.

The returning cast members I’ve been able to confirm, via someone with knowledge of the cast, are as follows, though it’s possible one or more of these are either alternates (or decoys?) The cast is sequestered in L.A. and are leaving for the Philippines soon, and include the following returnees paired with someone they know:

Tyson Apostol, Tocantins, Heroes vs. Villains
Aras Baskauskas, Panama
Rupert Boneham, Pearl Islands, All-Stars, Heroes vs. Villains
Monica Culpepper, One World
Colton Cumbie, One World
Kat Edorsson, One World
Laura Morett, Samoa
Gervase Peterson, Borneo
RC Saint-Amour, Philippines
Tina Wesson, Australia, All-Stars

While there are some bright spots—the return of Gervase is especially interesting—this cast seems like a phenomenal joke: Two winners, three if you count Hayden? One person, Rupert, playing for a fourth time—fourth! Three of the cast from Survivor One World, which Jeff Probst called “a letdown”?

Hopefully the twist can save it: I am intrigued about how Amazing Race-izing the show will affect the game, but this all seems so desperate.

Hells Kitchen 5/13/13

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 21:31
Damn, why does he keep letting Zack slide?

I'm screwed. No Tivo!

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 20:16
After many years w/Tivo, starting with Series 1, I'm SOL. I can only get IPTV service and my three Tivo's might as well be doorstops.

So I'm asking your advice on the best substitute.

I'm thinking maybe some kind of device that will allow me to stream video from my PC. But it would have to be able to control the PC remotely as the TV and PC will be in different rooms.

Maybe something like a Ruku if it permits streaming from a PC. Does it?

It would be nice if the device had local storage so that I could have several programs immediately on hand at the TV end.

Or possibly a slingbox where I would do all the Tivo-ing at my folk's house and watch it remotely.

Naturally I'd like all this in HD.

I'm just blue skying because my only experience is with Tivo and don't know what else might be out there.

Please give me your input. Is there life without Tivo?


How to set up a TCD746320

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 19:57
I'm writing to you from my job.
I'm a newbie with that tivo, I'm trying to upgrade from the first serie model to that serie 4 HD.
I've bought a TCD746320 from ebay
When I tried to start it, it said that I need an ethernet connection or a phone line. Since I don't have internet at home I tried from phone line but there isn't a phone connection on the back of the TCD746320 and I can't finish the installation.
All I have is a regular antenna that I get 5 channel here in Quebec city.

Some one can help me start it so I can began recording series for my wife.

How I Met Your Mother - 05/13/13 - Something New

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 19:54
Cristin Milioti is the mom.

I liked this episode. It didn't drag things along, it picked up the pace.

How I Met Your Mother - OAD 5/13/2013

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 19:53
...and there she is.

I have to say that I spent most of this episode disliking it, which is quite common for the show these days, but I didn't end up there. I was impatient with the artifice of Ted moving to Chicago, dreading the needless drama that's going to happen at Barney and Robin's wedding, frustrated by the manufactured controversy with Marshall taking the judgeship without even talking to Lilly.

The last few minutes were shamefully manipulative... but it kind of worked on me. And I don't know why it was good to see Ted's future wife, since we don't know a thing about her yet, but it was nice to *finally* get on with that. Good on them for not dragging that reveal into next year. So I ended up feeling mostly OK about the episode.


Mon, 05/13/2013 - 19:45
Is it me. or are many of the threads lately about Cancellations?

Golden Boy and Las Vegas re the most painful for us. But it seems like there is so many threads. Should there just be an Official Cancellation Thread?

Once Upon a Time - S2E22 - "And Straight On Til Morning" -Season Finale-OAD 5/12/2013

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 18:19
Dang, they just keep tightening everything in on itself. Everything certainly converged on Neverland.

I did laugh that after Emma and Regina extinguished the trigger and it fell to the floor, Regina bee-lined for it and scooped it up, pocketed it, and no one remembers that she has it. It's SOOOOOOO dangerous, but let's move the story along. :rolleyes:

The ending reminded me of the original Star Trek series, where every major character would beam down on every away mission. Sure, Belle has a cloaking device for the town (why didn't Gold pull that out when the curse broke?), but it's all unprotected... I think the only one left that can do magic is the Blue Fairy. :)

Did the only talking Lost Boy imply at the end that HE is Peter Pan, or that the shadow is Peter Pan?

Was that Aurora, Philip, and Mulan that found Neal? That's "now", but isn't Philip wraith-sucked-dead? Hrmmmm, whatever. :) So although Neal would be more useful in Neverland, he ends up in the Forest. Who decides where portals go? I can't imagine Tamara "deciding" to send Neal back to the Forest, dead or not. Since the beans came from there, is that the default? :)

The "drawn" pictures of Baelfire's mother and Henry were top quality... I wonder where those came from? (besides some laser printer) The two pictures looked similar, but I think that's just a coincidence. But how would they know about Henry when Baelfire is just a boy... Henry wasn't even born yet. Let me guess: "the prophecy". But most prophecies are vague and confusing, and don't turn out laser-quality images. :)

The Micheal J Fox Show - trailer

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 17:20
I hadn't heard about this. Glad to see him back on TV.

The Michael J. Fox Show

PC not in Now Playing

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 16:40
I have the TiVo HD model, and Home Desktop Plus on my Windows 7 PC.

While my wife was out of town I tranferred several Tivo Recordings to the PC to prevent the TiVo from filling up & deleting shows. Now that she's returned we want to gradally transfer them back as she watches them, but the PC only sporadically appears in Now Playing. How do I make it appear consistently?

Why does my S2 keep downloading movies from Amazon?

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 16:29
So my S2 and HD (i.e. S3) have been been linked to Amazon for years. The past maybe month or so though, my S2 keep redownloading the same two movie rentals from Amazon, Analyze That and My Super Ex Girlfriend.

I *think* I may actually have ordered those YEARS ago, like prior to 2008, and thankfully I don't seem to be getting charged for them, but at best they take up precious space, and waste multiple pointless GBs of downloads.

I keep killing the downloads or deleting them after they've finished (if I didn't catch them), but they keep recurring, like maybe every 1-7 days at least they'll try to redownload again.

Anyone have an idea what's going on? It (thankfully) only happens on my S2, not the S3...I'm almost at the point I may unlink the S2...

Preview Trailers for some new NBC Pilots

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 16:06
Here is a link i found while surfing new upcoming shows. These are some NBC Pilots for coming season some look promising.


45 Minute 'Hannibal' Episode?

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 15:25
With this week's The Office finale being 75 minutes, they've got a 45 minute episode of Hannibal scheduled.

Do you suppose the repeat of that episode (if there is one) will be in a one hour time slot and contain some 'unseen' footage?

Just seemed strange to have a 45 minute episode of that program.

Networked XL4 stream mkvs (w/no transcoding)?...

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 14:35
Hi all, new XL4 coming from a late 2008 TivoHD run. I never really bothered with PC to TivoHD connectivity (maybe it couldn't even really do it) but let me tell you what I am interested in, and you guys please tell me the easiest/best way to accomplish it.

I have a collection of mkv movies and simply don't understand the easiest way to use my networked TivoXL4 instead of my archaic current system which involves a cheapo viewsonic media player and a thumbdrive.

If possible, I do not want to transcode, re-encode, change this files, just want to view them via my network. pyTiVo, Tivo Desktop plus, streaming baby.. hmmm, Do they transcode? Do they need to transfer first? Anyway to just see them on my network drive and play them in original format?


MOCA -> will it work in this situation?

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 13:46
I have an XL4 in the living room and am getting a new Premiere to replace the Series 3 in the bedroom. There is no internet cabling in the bedroom so I'm planning to use Moca to enable the connection.

I live in a 6-unit apartment building and all the coax cable drops from two 8-way splitters on the roof. In other words, each Tivo is connected by a discreet coax cable, possibly from two different splitters.

Will Moca work in this situation? And if so, just out of curiousity, how?

Where Does The Tivo Get Its Guide From?

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 12:18
I just got my first Tivo and I was wondering where the Tivo gets its guide from?

Not Zap2it,I hope,because it's completely inaccurate for my area.