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Fans of the original Dallas series will never forget that line and TV historians will never forget what that scene did for television. It’s been said that the final scene of the season in 1980, where Larry Hagman’s character J.R. Ewing was shot by an unknown assailant, is one of the most unforgettable cliffhangers in prime time dramatic television. Dallas is also commonly credited with helping to popularize the trend in the US to end a television season with a cliffhanger. With the first season of the Dallas TNT reboot Continue Reading

Led by Aly Raisman, the USA women’s gymnastics team continued to dominate TiVo’s most-watched moments on Day 11 of the London Olympics. In the women’s balance beam finals, the bronze medal came down to a tie between Raisman and Romania’s Catalina Ponor, in which the winner was decided by who had the higher execution score. Raisman’s higher score allowed her to top Ponor for bronze on the beam, but the two continued their competition in the next televised event. In the women’s floor exercise finals, Raisman nailed one of her Continue Reading

Monday, August 6 was an uneven night of Olympic competition on NBC during primetime.  For 41 minutes, between 10:24-11:04 PM, coverage focused on the women’s uneven bars competition and all five of the day’s TiVo Top Moments fell during this timeframe.  The remainder of last night’s London Games lineup included a solid cross-section of events: Latvia beat Team USA in men’s beach volleyball and sent the USA home medal less in the even, Great Britain emerged victorious in a gritty men’s cycling competition, and diving and men’s track and field Continue Reading

A big congrats goes out to all of the USA athletes that continue to bring home the gold for us! But, we can’t forget about the golden Cable TV content that makes summer TV what it is. Here is a list of 4 stellar shows we want you to check out this week! MONDAY – Bachelor Pad (ABC) Everybody’s favorite spin-off has finally returned and is only three episodes in! Catch up and/or add this show to your My List!  After Ryan, Brittany and Erica T quit the show on Continue Reading

In the women’s vault final, Team USA learned there is no such thing as a “sure thing.” McKayla Maroney of USA, who earlier in these Olympics stuck an amazing vault, was highly expected to come away with gold; however, her failed second vault – which became TiVo’s Top Moment for Day 9 – proved that there are no sure things: Romania’s Sandra Izbasa needed two perfect vaults to best Maroney and did just that, scoring a 15.196 and taking the gold. Track and field events dominated the rest of the Continue Reading

The final day of swimming went out with a bang, as the event secured the majority of the TiVo Top Moments for day 8.  Michael Phelps’s final Olympic race took 2 of the 5 TiVo Moments.  Team USA took gold and the Top TiVo Moment in the Men’s 4 x 100m medley relay.  Phelps’ Olympic career included a total of 18 Olympic medals and spanned 51 Olympic swims and nearly 10,000 meters in the pool. The USA women’s swimming “smiley club” took the 2nd Top Moment as they finished the Continue Reading

The first week of competition in the XXX Olympic Games is in the books, and Day 7 was all about aquatics, with swimming occupying all five of the TiVo Top Moments from last night’s primetime broadcast.  Threepeats are rare, but when they come twelve years apart, they are epic, Olympian, majestic, daunting… Phelpsian!  As the Grand Marshall of U.S. swimming bids farewell to Olympic competition, the new faces of the sport have already begun to emerge. In seventh place at the first turn, Michael Phelps broke away from the pack Continue Reading

The first week of competition in the XXX Olympic Games is in the books, and Day 7 was all about aquatics, with swimming occupying all five of the TiVo Top Moments from last night’s primetime broadcast.  Threepeats are rare, but when they come twelve years apart, they are epic, Olympian, majestic, daunting… Phelpsian! As the Grand Marshall of U.S. swimming bids farewell to Olympic competition, the new faces of the sport have already begun to emerge. In seventh place at the first turn, Michael Phelps broke away from the pack to Continue Reading

All eyes are on London and for better or worse, NBC has been bringing it to us live (or delayed) – just do a quick Google or Twitter search if you want the popular opinion on that subject. Of everything out there, we know you’ve been spending primetime watching a lot of swimming and gymnastics – and even some great performances by parents in the stands. And we’ve been watching what you’re watching. But there are some golden moments – literally – that haven’t made the Top 5 that we Continue Reading

Gymnastics ratings leapt off the charts of TiVo’s Top Moments for Day 6 of the London Olympics. The most-watched moment was Gabby Douglas winning the gold medal in the women’s gymnastics all-around final, followed by Douglas’s sparkling floor routine and Aly Raisman’s slip on the balance beam. Aly Raisman was Team USA’s last hope for a high score on balance beam. NBC commentators and American audiences cried out as Raisman flailed and lost her balance along with her claim to a medal. Another nail biting moment: Gabby Douglas’s unsuccessful challenge to the title of Aliya Continue Reading

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