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Whats up with Nick Jr Schedule

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 20:11
Nick Jr's schedule data has been wrong on the Tivo for about a week. Today I look at Zap2It, Comcast, and even Nick Jr's site...and they all show the same incorrect data.

For example..right now Tivo/comcast/Nick say Dora the Exporer at 6pm PDT. But really it's showing Peppa Pig.

I guess it's not worth complaining to Tivo and/or Zap2it if NickJr cant' even get it right on their own site.

I'm in San Jose, CA Comcast area. Other parents with same issue?

Tivo Support Stinks - They doing nothing about TIVO desktop plus not working.

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 20:02
Tech support is horrible. I am pretty sure I am dumping TIVO service. What good is tivo now that I cannot convert tivo content. Useless tech support at TIVO. Wont support their software. I want a refund of what I paid for the plus upgrade. GARBAGE NOW!! Thanks for nothing TIVO! We are talking about the stupid date problem that tivo refuses to fix!

Diabolical video

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 18:28
I have one video (out of thousands) transferred to my PC, that when I try to transfer it back to my Premiere the Premiere always reboots itself somewhere during the transfer. Makes no difference if I use Tivo Desktop or pyTivo to create the share from which the video is downloaded - the Premiere still reboots. It doesn't reboot at the same spot each time either.

All other videos transfer fine.

I got around this one by using a video converter to change the original file to a different format and had pyTivo transcode it back while sending it to the Premiere. At least I got to watch it.

Anyone seen anything as bizarre as this? (I'm not expecting to find a solution, nor do I particularly care because it's only one file that causes the problem, but it would be nice to know if this is an issue anyone else encounters.

This issue is bizarre... Would love some ideas!

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 16:48
Ok guys, this one has me stumped. I have a pretty good background in networking however this issue seems to deify logic. I have two TiVo Premiere XL4's hardwired over gigabit.

My network is as follows: cable Modem/wireless router first in chain and set up in bridge mode. Downstream is the second router (Apple Time Capsule) which does all of my NAT/DHCP, finally a third router downstream from the Apple Time Capsule is a LinkSys router also in bridge mode.

When using either the iPhone/iPad TiVo app with my family room TiVo (connected to the LinkSys router which is last on the chain) and watching "Looney Tunes" on the Cartoon Network, either live, or recorded, the iPhone/iPad app will instantly loose connectivity and display a message indicating it cannot connect to the TiVo network. This ONLY happens when watching "Looney Tunes" as it works fine when watching any other content on this channel whether it be live, recorded, etc. I cannot duplicate this behavior on my other TiVo which is upstream on the network connected to the Apple Time Capsule. Now if this were truly a network issue then why would this only occur while watching this particular show and not everything across the board. At first I thought it may just be a particular episode, however this happens every single time I try to watch "Looney Tunes" again whether it be live or recorded. I'm starting to go looney myself trying to figure this out...

Any ideas?

Duplicate Channel Number

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 16:40
I have a Tivo premiere hook up to an OTA antenna. For some reason, 1 channel (11.1) appears twice in the channel list, and in the Guide. I was able to uncheck one of them, and I can receive the programing on that channel.
Now, a neighbor has the same thing happen to her Tivo premier, hooked up to the same OTA antenna. I've tried unchecking one or the other, but I can't get reception on that channel. Other televisions, hooked up to OTA work fine.

Help please!

The Following - Spoilers

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 14:33
When I watched the first eposode I wasn't sure if they were going to be able to keep up the twists and turns and the suspense. Well it looks like they have. Just when you think you know whats going to happen, they throw you a curve. This has become of the the must see shows for me. My wife even commented last nite, 2/25/13, that the back ground music has also been very good.

Cablevision Sues Viacom Over Bundling of Little-Watched Channels

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 14:32
Typical Dolans. They sue content providers for exactly the same practice they've been using with their channels for years. Not to mention how they (and other cable/sat providers) force consumers into those same types of bundles.


TiVo Mini Rumored To Launch March 6 @ $100

Zatz Not Funny! - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 14:01
While I can’t vouch for the source, one TiVo Community forum member indicates he attended “dealer training” — where he came away with the final pieces of the TiVo Mini puzzle. And we’re purportedly looking at a March 6th retail launch, with hardware running $100. As expected, assuming this pans out, the TiVo Mini will [...]

Journey to the Center of the....Tardis!

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 13:27
We're finally going to get to see the Tardis - well, the WHOLE Tardis in April when an episode titled "Journey To The Centre Of The Tardis " (sic) airs.


Sounds good to me!

dropping direct tv,cable what do I need?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 12:36
ive come to the conclusion I am sick of satellite and cable and I am going ti just use antenna and streaming shows from internet.
I am not sure what equipment I need to buy.
I have 3 rooms I would like to have dvrs in or be ablr to stream dvr content to those rooms.
ive heard tivo dvr system is the way to go.
1 room is the main living room
2nd room is bedroom
3 rd is exercise room
if soneone could point me in the right direction on all the equipment I need to buy that would be great.
and what services I should sign up for.I have netflux streaming.
anyway thank you

Hockey Lovers, Unite!

TiVo Blog - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 12:30
The NHL lockout compromised half of our hockey season this year. For those of us who had an empty place in our hearts throughout the hiatus, the best way to fill it was with a few hockey classics! Some of the first movies that come to mind are the three in the The Mighty Ducks trilogy. Who can forget Coach Bombay and team, quacking their way into our hearts? Goldberg’s one-liners and rambling smack talk are timelessly hilarious.  And when Herb Brooks’ team finally learns to get along in Miracle Continue Reading

Dancing with the Stars new cast announced 2/26/2013

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 10:51
Season premieres March 18 on ABC.

Here's a full list of the season 16 pairs announced Tuesday:
  • Boxer Victor Ortiz and new pro Lindsay Arnold
  • Singer Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough
  • Country star Wynonna Judd and Tony Dovolani
  • Soap star Ingo Rademacher and Kym Johnson
  • Disney Channel star Zendaya Coleman and Valentin Chmerkovskiy
  • Comedian Andy Dick and Sharna Burgess
  • Reality star Lisa Vanderpump and new pro Gleb Savchenko
  • Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman and Mark Ballas
  • Olympic skater Dorothy Hamill and Tristan MacManus
  • Comedian D.L. Hughley and Cheryl Burke
  • NFL star Jacoby Jones and Karina Smirnoff

The comments over on ABC.com are, of course, full of comments from little whiners who say this is the worst cast ever, their favorite pros are missing, yada yada yada.

I for one am happy to see the new pros being stirred into the mix. The pros have their own careers, and I think it's good both for them and for the show if they are able to take some time off. If no one one had left the show since Season 1 or 2, then we wouldn't have seen Chelsie Hightower, because there wouldn't have been a place for her, you know?

Out of 11 people, I have four to root for (and one of them is in the holy crap, I can't believe it, jaw-dropping happy category), so I'm plenty happy. I guess that proves I'm an old fart, and shows why the babies are already whining WORST CAST EVER. :rolleyes:

How I Met Your Mother - Weekend at Barney's - OAD 02/25/13

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 10:39
How did you feel about this episode?

For those suffering from Downton Abbey withdrawal

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 09:11
Parade's End. A new mini series on HBO. Begins tonight.


“Parade’s End” tells the story of a bad marriage, set in a much broader context of a rotting civilization.

And that’s the real difference between it and “Downton Abbey.” That show is a gauzy anachronism in period costumes; the first novel of “Parade’s End” was published in 1924, and the series is enmeshed in the great cataclysm of the time, underscoring the cruelty of the age as much as its charm.


switched digital video adapter

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 08:50
Does the small sdv adapter work with a series 2 tivo? All the posts I'm reading talk about series 3 and premier boxes.

Thanks Banjomaniac

Castle 2/25/2013

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 08:29
That was a pretty conclusion to the first part. Whoever mentioned that Castle's dad was involved hit a home run. When that character first showed up it was pretty obvious who it was. You don't bring James Brolin on a TV show as a bit character.

Castle's Dad's backstory is weird considering the Nikki Heat books. Spoilerized for folks that haven't read them yet:
In the books, Nikki's mom (who is obviously Beckett's mom) was killed because she was secretly a CIA operative. So now we have an author, Richard Castle, who wrote a book where the main character's mom was a secret CIA operative who later finds out that his own father is a CIA operative. That seems like poor storytelling on the writers of Castle's part. Couldn't they have done something with his dad's character that wasn't exactly what happened with Heat's mom. If I remember correctly, didn't Heat's mom even work out of Paris? If it had happened the other way around it would make more sense.

Anyway, good episode.


TIVO Series 3 DVR( 652160 )

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 07:56
Hi I am wondering about this model, I am looking to cut the cable and set it up with an OTA antenna, but the search feature isn't getting me anywhere....any opinions? I think the series is my best option b/c of the antenna,(is that right?) how does this model hold up with real users? looking for any sort of input here.....

Bitcasa Unlimited Cloud Storage $69-$99 a year. Is it a good place to save programs?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 02:52
See C|NET Article.

Does anyone think this might now or in the future be a good place to store transferred Tivo programs, whether they came originally via Tivo Desktop, PyTivo, or kmmtg? Pros and cons of using this or any other cloud service for storing Tivo programs?

The Following - The Fall - S01E06 - OAD 2/25/13

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 02/26/2013 - 00:05
Did anyone not see SWAT being impersonated by followers coming? :D

The super-duper IT computer whiz follower somehow misses the massive media coverage of the FBI surrounding the cabin.

Follower actually utters the dialog "I'm your follower". If that doesn't prove this show is a spoof of itself...

The female redshirt police deputy that I predicted last week turned out to be a redshirt follower instead. So I was wrong. But, at least I was right about her not surviving the episode.

Funny bit for me was when Ryan calls Westin. Westin sees the phone ring, honestly looks like he has no idea what to do, and has to wait for head FBI lady to tell him to answer the phone.

Westin predictably shows up late again, this time with a better than usual excuse, shot by a follower.

I'm doubling-down on my prediction that Westin is secretly a follower. I think his secret cult name is "Roderick", and yes, I think he planned to have himself shot in order to preserve his facade of incompetent stupidity. Ironically, he's actually the smartest character on the series.

Emma deserts her two faux-gay companions. Worst threesome ever.

Instead of leaving a phone in plain sight, we leave a knife in plain sight of a trained FBI agent.

Kid still thinks Emma is his friend. Dumbest kid ever. Probably a follower. My #2 choice for being "Roderick".

I love this show. I'm having so much fun with it.


TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Mon, 02/25/2013 - 21:56
So I got a Tivo in January.

I thought that by returning the Comcast DVR, I would end up paying $10 less a month, on my bill.

It turns out that Comcast then adjusts the "credits" I get on my promotion, actually causing my bill to go up by $2-3.

I tried talking to a rep on the phone, but it doesn't look like there's much they can do. I'm going to go to their on-site store and just see if I can talk to someone. I don't expect much to be done, but it just seems better to talk to someone in person.

I can post a summary of the sections for my bills in Dec., Jan., and Feb. if anyone's interested, to see how by bill is different. I got the Tivo in early January.

I'm going to take all 3 bills to them.


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