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Did you know that there are hundreds of free web videos offered through your broadband-connected TiVo DVR? Through TiVoCast you can browse through them all, or search for one by specific category or by typing in a keyword. Revision3, a Discovery Communications company, is one of the many sites you can access via TiVoCast. It is the television network for the Internet generation. Whether you’re into technology, how-to guides, video games, movies, entertainment, news, or even just the random stuff from the Internet, you can see it all on Revision3. From Continue Reading

Swimming once again provided dramatic highlights on Day 5 of the Olympic Games. USA’s Nathan Adrian took the top spot on the podium and the top spot for the most-watched moment of Wednesday’s primetime coverage. Adrian won the men’s 100m freestyle by a fingertip – a mere hundredth of a second was the margin of victory over Australian James Magnussen. Daniel Gyuta of Hungary set a new world record in the 200m  breaststroke, finishing ahead of the host country’s Michael Jamieson. Men’s gymnastics took center stage with a disappointing performance by John Orozco on Continue Reading

Women’s Gymnastics captured the top spots for the most-watched moments on Day 4 of the Olympic Games. McKayla Maroney came to London so she could dominate the vault. Last night, Maroney performed one of the most difficult and dangerous vaults and stuck a perfect landing, which landed her in first place on the TiVo Top Moments. Another highlight for American audiences was watching Russian gymnast, Anastasia Grishina, lose her balance while performing in the team artistic event. Americans gloated over the Russian team being brought to tears. Finally, between Maroney’s Continue Reading

Aly Raisman’s parents are officially internet-famous. Joining the ranks of Laughing Baby, and Double Rainbow guy, their adorably intense reaction to one of Aly’s Olympic gymnastics routines is making the rounds online – sweeping up YouTube views and hitting sports news sections from the LA Times to USA Today. The clip shows Aly’s parents rocking and rolling along to their daughter’s uneven bars routine as if they were flying through the air themselves. The made-for-TV-moment didn’t just steal hearts online – Aly’s parent’s hilarious reaction was the number one top-watched Continue Reading

Swimming finals dominated the most-watched moments during day 3 of the London Olympic Games, followed by men’s gymnastics. John Orozco’s pommel horse woes were perhaps the lowest moment for the USA Men’s Gymnastics Team and landed Orozco in the day’s TiVo Top Moments. Another disappointment for Team USA was Ryan Lochte’s fourth-place finish in the 200m freestyle, missing the podium by a tenth of a second. However, not all TiVo Top Moments from day 3 were low points for Team USA: Missy Franklin’s performance in the women’s 100m backstroke – less Continue Reading

The TiVo team loves bringing you the top 5 Olympic moments each day, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about summer TV! Here are FIVE shows that you should record this week! MONDAY – Bunheads (ABC Family) ABC Family strikes with another hit! While someone people have been quick to judge Bunheads as “just a dance show,” we just have to say it – they are wrong. Broadway famed actress Sutton Foster and Gilmore Girls veteran Kelly Bishop bring us into a world of ballet, dramaedy, and inspiration. The show has four Continue Reading

The USA Women’s Gymnastics team dominated Sunday night’s TiVo Top Moments. Teammates Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas attracted the most attention on the Vault and Uneven Bars.  USA’s McKayla Maroney, with a broken toe, performed her marquee event, the Vault.   The USA Swim Team finished a dissappointing second place in the 4×100 Freestyle Relay as they fell to a dramatic come-from-behind surge by the French team.  France, whose team finished second in this event four years ago, provided some entertaining drama in the pool following their win.   TiVo’s Continue Reading

Lochte 1 – Phelps 0. The biggest rivalry in the pool becomes the top watched moment on the first full day of games at the XXX London Olympiad. The swimming showdown was followed closely by Team USA’s Gymnastics performance.  From Jonathan Horton’s dismount during the middle of his routine to John Orozco’s final landing on the Pommel Horse event, Men’s Gymnastics was a highlight of the evening. Closing out the top moments was Michael Phelps’s interview about his loss in the 4x100m Individual Medley that resulted in his first non-medal Continue Reading

From a parachuting Queen to  Lord Voldemort’s defeat at the hands of Mary Poppins, the Olympic Opening Ceremonies in London were filled with quirky British humor, music and pageantry.  Designed by the Oscar winning director of Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle, the Opening Ceremonies celebrated the British Isles and viewers focused in on all the highlights.  Below are the top five moments.   TiVo’s Top 5 Olympic Moments – July 27, 2012 – NBC Broadcast Prime Rank Top Moment(NBC ET/PT) Description 1  8:25:33 PM Queen Elizabeth and James Bond (Daniel Craig) Continue Reading

The world will be watching as the Games of the XXX Olympiad – more commonly known as the 2012 Summer Olympic Games or just “London 2012” – officially begin with the Opening Ceremony celebration tonight. The “Isles of Wonder” ceremony, as envisioned by Artistic Director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire), will showcase the traditional pageantry and protocol of any opening ceremony, including the parade of nations introducing the athletes of the games. But, London 2012 isn’t all pomp and circumstance so be on the lookout for a performance by Sir Paul Continue Reading