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The Doctors TV show episode

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 12:28
I was pictured on the Doctors TV show "100,000 lb weight loss secrets" and was wondering if anyone knows how I can track down a copy of the episode online. I searched and couldn't find it but I am kind of clueless about this stuff. :)

The Joe Schmo Show 3 : The Full Bounty

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:28
Just watched episode 1 online. Episode 2 was not available yet. The site says every episode available 3 days after it airs.

Stars in Danger: The High Dive 1/9/13

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:25
I cannot believe this is a show, but I will watch. I predict liberal use of ff button though.


Catfish The TV Show

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:17
I was fascinated by the movie so I have been checking this out. So far I have seen the first 3 episodes. All episodes are online at mtv.com in HD and with adblocker the commercials are completely skipped.

The host is Nev from the movie. I like trying to guess what deep dark secret is being hidden. I am continually amazed that Nev convinces the liars/posers/fakers to meet their crushes and be exposed on TV.

It is not at all mean spirited and actually kind of a feel good show.

In the movie, Spoiler: I felt so bad for that poor woman who was posing as her own daughter. Having to take care of those severely disable kids that were not even her own would drive someone to do crazy things. And then to be exposed in a movie....sheesh. Nev was pretty gentle on her though. But then again he profited greatly from the experience.

TiVo "N" adapter network question

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 10:10
Network experts can you help me answer a question about this wireless N TiVo adapter.

The "N" adapter gets an IP address from my router using the DHCP server in my router, the TiVo also gets another IP address. In the list of attached devices I see each of my wireless TiVos listed by TSN (TiVo-750xxxxxxxxxxxx) (I have three wireless "N" TiVos). the IP address is sometimes the "N" adapters IP, sometimes it is the TiVo itself IP address. I never see the same TiVo listed twice. I can tell which IP I am seeing by putting that IP into my browser and getting the "N" adapter information or the TiVos information. The MAC address will also tell one what IP is showing as the TiVo and the "N" adapter have different MACs
How does this work, how can one use a fixed IP for both, how does the router know which device to show, the TiVo or the "N" adapter.

Thanks for any help you could give me.

Adapter for Premiere..?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 08:54
I'm getting a new N router, and was thinking of updating the TiVO adapter as well. I know that TiVO sells an adapter at a ridiculously high price, but I seem to remember somewhere reading a post about a less-expensive adapter by Iogear, I believe, that works with TiVO. I can't find that posting, but has anyone had any experience with this particular adapter?

Is there any reason to still have this?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 08:51
I had several TiVos on my account including a S3 (OLED), 2 Premieres, and an S2 (DT). I recently sold the (lifetime) Series 2 unit on ebay. All went well with payment and shipment (via FedEX). Wiped it out & sent it on its way.

After I sold it, I was told to contact TiVo to have this S2 more or less authorized to be "released" from my account when needed and the new owner calls up for it. I did this & it has been about a month now since I did all this (sell and call TiVo), but this S2 is STILL listed in my account online. I was thinking of calling TiVo to get it totally removed, but is there maybe ANY reason to still have it technically active on my account (even though I don't physically own it)? I thought about contacting the buyer to see if there was a reason they haven't activated it for themselves, but I haven't heard from the buyer concerning a problem or anything so I just assume leave the transaction completed from that end.

Could they maybe be using this S2 for another reason (i.e... security camera recorder of some kind) that would warrant not having it removed from my account? I guess its not a huge deal, but just wondering.

Premiere remote "My Shows" screen is SDUI screen (the rest of the interface is HDUI)

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 08:32
I have multiple premieres since the fall update the remote screens accessing other premieres were a new HDUI screen. A couple of days ago one of the premieres are displaying all remotes Tivos as an SDUI screen. And when the other Tivos access it they also get an SDUI screen. Streaming, transfers and deleting shows seems to work fine and I get 80mb transfer rate.

I tried one chat with customer support ( for a few hours ) and they have no idea why this is happening...

I have recently installed tivo togo on one of my PCs, but I don't think this is an issue. I have used wireshark to see the broadcast packets and they all seem the same. And the Tivo in question can get to the internet without a problem...

I have forced manual connections and rebooted many times.
I think there was a thread where someone else ran into this problem, but I can not find the thread....
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Justified "Hole in the Wall" S4E1

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 08:23
Well THAT started the season with a bang!
Is Arlo already doing Life without Parole? Because he probably will be after the altercation with the trusty.
Interesting that they are going to keep Winona a presence on the show without Natalie Zea.
Burn in Hell FX for reporting a 65 minute show as 60 and making my Tivo cut off the last 5 minutes (with some CRITICAL plot action!), Rejoice in heaven FX for having a repeat immediately after the original showing so that I could record it and pick up the missing minutes
For those of you who didn't get discover the missing 5 minutes, there is another repeat next Wednesday

Was there a new service update?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 07:47
Unfortunatly since my new job responsibilities, I have not been following this forum very closely. Last evening when I returned home, my wife stated the Premier box had rebooted in the middle of one of her shows and now the time (tiny as it is) now shows in the upper right corner of the screen, and when you are watching a recorded show you see where you are in the recording. Looks like the old way of having to hit the remote key combination to have the time show on my old series 2.
Was there any other updates or did my wife hit a combo of remote keys she did not know what she hit?

Tivo deleted all old programs

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 06:56
I've searched around and I don't see where others have brought up this problem. And to me, it seems a little different than the typical "why is this getting deleted" question.

We have a TiVo premier that admittedly has a lot of stuff on it. The amount of space used is typically around 80% to 85%. We've even seen the percentage go as high as the low 90s. But even then we've never seen the TiVo delete programs to make space. However, at some point in the last week or so the TiVo unit went on a killing spree.

The last time we paid some modicum of attention to what was in the Now Playing list was on the 29th. We had recorded both seasons of Game of Thrones but never got around to watching them. We also had the last half of the last season of The Walking Dead waiting for us. On the 28th/29th, my wife and I had a Walking Dead and GoT marathon. We finished Walking Dead and made it through all of season 1 and part way through season 2 of GoT. By the time we were done, TiVo was reporting that the space used was at about 83%.

On Monday, after watching The Daily Show (we are also backlogged on this show, but I digress) and I noticed that only 1 episode of Game of Thrones was left in the Now Playing list. On the 29th at the end of our marathon, we still had 6 or 7 left. After that caught my attention, I started looking for what else might have been missing. Paging up and and down, I noticed a few more things were gone as well (e.g. The "Pixar Shorts" that ABC Family played in 12/2011 and 12/2010 and that we recorded for the kids; the one we had was from 2010 -- not marked as "never delete" and was still around, until this mass deletion, for 2 years). Digging a little more, I ungrouped the Now Playing list and set the sort order to be by date. Doing this showed me that TiVo deleted everything on the list that was dated prior to May 30th 2012. Now our TiVo is showing as having approx 73% space left. Going to the Recently Deleted folder got me nowhere; it was completely empty.

Has anyone experienced or heard of anything like this happening? We still had plenty of space. Even going as high as the mid 90s in terms of space used, the TiVo still did not delete old programs. As I said above, it still kept our Pixar Shorts program (among others) even through all of that. The fact that it was the older programs that were deleted (so far as I can tell; we didn't have an inventory of our Now Playing list so it could be some newer ones as well) and the fact that the Recently Deleted folder was empty tells me that it seems like it was a space issue; for whatever reason, TiVo felt that it needed to free up that space. But the only programs that were recorded after 1/1 are 4 30 min kids shows and they don't take up much space. So I can't imagine that the TiVo felt that it needed to delete my old shows for that. And again, after we finished with our marathon, there was still approx 17% space left on the drive.

I know that there is no way we can get back what TiVo deleted -- we're pretty much SoL there. But I'm hoping that someone might be able to tell me *why* this happened in the first place. We're now worried that TiVo is going to start deleting the programs dated 5/30/12 and those dated 6/2012 soon. I guess that's kind of a good thing as it puts a fire under us but our trust in our TiVo has been considerably shaken.

Thanks for taking the time to read all of this.


Ad detection VRD or Comskip?

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 06:55
Is there really any difference in capability or accuracy between the two?

I currently use VRD to run ad detect and then manually check/fix the edits before saving and recodeing files to mp4.

Would doing the ad detection in kmttg using comskip do significantly better?

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TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Wed, 01/09/2013 - 00:30
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Best Tivo for Analog TV OTA Setup

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 23:57
I'm looking for a Lifetime Tivo unit that is best suited for digital-to-analog conversion of OTA tv signals, which can connect to the internet, provide internet radio station listening, as well as connectivity to YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, etc and that also has a built-in program guide with search functions.

I have a pretty-much all analog setup with a 15" tv with 480i resolution. The tv has 2-sets of composite (Yellow, Red & White) jacks, One set of componenet (Red, Green, Blue and Red & White audio) jacks and an S-video jack.

The universal dvd player, OPPO BDP-95, is connected to the tv via the componenet jacks.

When I'm watching tv, I'd like to listen through the tv speakers. I'll be connecting the dvd player to the LF and RF 7.1 analog jacks for tv viewing, and another set of RCA's will be connected to the stereo analog jacks for cd, dvd-audio listening through the 1970's stereo receiver for music.

Is there a switch that can be utilized to connect two inputs of componenet video, one for the dvd player and the other for the Tivo, so that I can maintain a high tv and dvd video signal? If not, I'd connect the Tivo with an S-video output (Series 3?) to my tv.

I'm not conversant with the older Tivo models, just suffice to say that the new Premiere does not have S-video and I've read the digital-to-analog tv convertor was better on the previous models. That is why I'm shying away from a new unit.

The tv at 480i resolution through the componenet cables connected to the Oppo BD-P95 produces excellent picture quality. I'm very happy with that. I do notice there is a slight increase in "flicker" on type, such as FBI warning, when connected with composite video. That is greatly minimized through the component setup. I'd like to connect the Tivo through component, if, like I asked, there is a quality switching unit available to toggle between the dvd player and Tivo. If not, Tivo will be connected through S-video.

I'd also like a similar switch, so that I could toggle between playing cd/dvd-audio and internet music through my loudspeakers. Regular tv I only need through my tv speakers. Is one available? The Oppo unit produces great sound quality.

So, it appears as though the Premiere model is not for me. Is the Series 3 the previous model? I know it has an S-video output, which helps in my case. Is the interface good on that unit for the "Tv-Guide" like program menu? Does it feature internet connectivity and, if so, is it user friendly to search Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and internet radio?

Is the Series 3 what I should be looking at? Are there different models and, if so, which do you suggest? Again, I'm looking at probably having to go on eBay and buy a used version with a lifetime subscription. And, I'll always be married to Series 3 technology. Which brings me to the question of can these be repaired aftermarket? If not, can the lifetime subscription be transferred to another Series 3?

Here was the quote about the Premiere's OTA DTA convertor:

"The Tivo Premiere is a very poor OTA tuner. It especially has problems with multipath signals. This is discussed in depth on the Tivo Community forum. I have LOS to the transmitters except for a row of pine trees. I had no problem with the tuner built into my Sony TV or the previous CSEB box. The Premiere was very frustrating, so much so that I located a new but unused Tivo HD (the previous model) to use while fulfilling my commitment to Tivo. The HD model cured all related problems. I understand the previous "Tivo 3" model also handles OTA well. I would hate to see another member be so completely disappointed in the Tivo Premiere's OTA capabilities."

Reading that, I see he mentions a Tivo HD model and also the Series 3? What is the difference? Which would you suggest I purchase for my use--as outlined above?

Thanks for your help!

kmttg qsf & ad

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 23:15
When I try to use qsf & ad in kmttg, kmttg changes the TiVo file to .mpg.When I try to save the file as a .tivo file after fine tuning the ad file, VRDS says: Tivo output is only supported when the source file is also a Tivo file.

How do i get kmttg to stop changing the TiVo file to mpg. If I use VAP to do qsf & ad, it makes it a .tivo file.

Old tivo box

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 22:56
Hi everyone, I just have a question hopefully someone could answer for me. I used to have tivo service years back and found my old tivo box. I was wondering if there is a way to use it a cable box receiver only. I'm not looking to recorder show just to flip thru the channels with it. Want to watch tv in my man cave but don't want to get another box from my cable provider.

Once again I'm not trying steal service I just want it for a cable box receiver. Thanks in advance for any help.

NBC signs Jay for more years of blandness

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 22:35

1991 Johnny to Dave: "How pissed are you?"


Premier XL - No channel reception in the morning

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 20:28
Our new Premier XL has been connected for two days now and I've noticed that it hasn't been able to tune in any OTA stations both mornings that I've turned it on. It picks up OTA stations just as good as any of our tv tuners in the evening after work. We don't see a similar situation on our tv tuners as they pick up OTA as good in the mornings as they do in the evenings. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.

TiVo Mini Set For Spring Launch, Service Fee In Tow

Zatz Not Funny! - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 19:19
TiVo’s been talking up their DVR extender about a year, since it was first introduced last February as the IP-STB. And while we didn’t get the 2012 retail launch we were hoping for, TiVo tells me we’re on track for a spring launch. The Mini I groped at CES doesn’t look all that different from [...]

TIVO Series 4 20.2.2...

TiVoCommunity Forum Recent Threads - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 19:07
Ever since that big upgrade my live TV on TIVO has been acting a different:

1. When I have live TV saved up and the TIVO starts recording a ToDo List show, I loose all the live TV and go directly to the new recording. I used to be able to watch what had been recorded.

2. If I am Fast Forwarding on live TV, press PAUSE when at the end, it continues to play even though the status indicator shows paused. Have to press play and then pause again to be out of the indication.

What should I do?


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