TiVo Announcements

Fall leaves, NFL clashes, flu shots, World Series thrills, the Great Pumpkin, clocks Fall Back, sweater weather, school crossing guards, and the deluge of new broadcast television series (twenty-four in all this year.) Must be the fall season! As the new broadcast offerings vie for viewing and promotional time on their various networks, TiVo examined which new series seem to be resonating with our subscribers. Below is a list of the top ten new fall broadcast series, based on the percentage of a representative sampling of TiVo subscribers who have Continue Reading

Having a television dilemma? Need help with a pop culture problem? We tackle your pressing pop culture problems in our new series, “On the Couch with TiVo”. Write to us at onthecouch@tivo.com or tweet @TiVo using #onthecouch with your questions, and you may be featured in next week’s post!* Our kids love “Frozen”, but if I have to hear “Let it Go” one more time, I might just scream. Any tips on other movies they might go equally ga-ga for? – Sharon C., Tallahassee, FL  It’s easy to see why parents might be looking Continue Reading

By: Akiko Iwamizu TiVo collected data from an online survey that TiVo conducted in June 2014 among 2,025 individuals in the U.S. between the ages of 13 and 74. The sample of respondents was balanced in age, gender, and income to roughly mirror the demographic spread of the 2013 census figures published by the US Government. Through this survey, TiVo was able to learn about and analyze each individual’s adoption and usage of mobile technology. What TiVo found was that 80% of US residents have a smartphone, and that both Apple® Continue Reading

Today TiVo revealed results from its Second Annual TiVo Multitasking and Social TV Survey. The results indicate a dramatic increase in multitasking during TV viewing: over half of the 856 survey respondents reported multitasking every time or almost every time they watch TV (51 percent); compared to just over one third (36 percent) in last year’s survey. Though TV multitasking may be on the increase, viewers also report an increase in TV viewing as the primary focus: 47 percent of respondents’ total TV time is spent with their primary attention Continue Reading

Go On a Shopping Spree…From Your Couch, Remote In Hand Some may argue that the two greatest leisurely activities on earth are watching TV and shopping. Well now TiVo is letting you do both!  With the New HSN Shop application, viewers can shop with the click of a button, while tuning in to one of their favorite shows. Commercial break? Don’t skip ahead, launch the app and take a few minutes to shop! The HSN App allows users to purchase recently-aired products while streaming the HSN Channel on TV.  After Continue Reading

Having a television dilemma? Need help with a pop culture problem? Each week, we tackle your pressing pop culture problems in our new series, “On the Couch with TiVo”. Write to us at onthecouch@tivo.com or tweet @TiVo using #onthecouch with your questions, and you may be featured in next week’s post!* @SethBate asks: “It’s MLB® playoff season. How much additional recording time do you recommend for games?” With just a few days left in the regular season, you’re right that it’s time to get set up for October baseball! As with all live sports, there’s Continue Reading

TiVo’s Second Annual Cheaters Survey Finds Viewers Show-Cheating in Their Own Home and Men are the Worst Offenders So Orange is the New Black Season 2 just released on Netflix, and you swore to your best friend that you would only watch an episode a day together. Let’s be real; what’s stopping you from binge-watching IT ALL under the covers with a giant bag of Cheetos® Puffs on a Friday night? Nothing; we’ve all been there. We’ve started a television series with a close friend, or significant other, and sworn Continue Reading

I usually make a point not to see the movie adaptation of a book I’ve already read (doing so usually just leads to disappointment, and after watching the series finale of Dexter I’ve had enough of that in my life). However, I am so excited to see David Fincher’s movie adaptation of Gone Girl that it will be the first film I see in a theater since March. It takes more than a pretty face and a catchy soundtrack to entice this moviegoer, and I have a feeling that Gone Continue Reading

Having a television dilemma? Need help with a pop culture problem? Each week, we tackle your pressing pop culture problems in our new series, “On the Couch with TiVo”. Write to us at onthecouch@tivo.com or tweet @TiVo using #onthecouch with your questions, and you may be featured in next week’s post!* @SethBate asks: “It’s MLB® playoff season. How much additional recording time do you recommend for games?” With just a few days left in the regular season, you’re right that it’s time to get set up for October baseball! As with all live sports, there’s Continue Reading

Calling all Android users – the wait is finally over! The Android streaming app is now available. With this update, users can stream most recorded and live shows directly to their Android mobile device to enjoy in or out of the home.* An all-in-one solution, the TiVo Android app enables users to discover and interact with recorded and live television from over-the-air antenna broadcasts or cable TV, as well as Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Instant Video.** Video on Demand is also available in certain markets. Now, TiVo’s Android and Continue Reading

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