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#WhyILoveTiVo Do you love TiVo? I mean, really and truly love it? Show us. Wait. Before you get carried away, here’s the How, Why and Where: TiVo is hosting a contest to give their most enthusiastic fans a chance to win a home entertainment package! Who said you can’t put a price on love? All you have to do is submit a video, write a poem, tell a story… whatever it takes to explain why you love your TiVo. It must be submitted to www.WhyILoveTiVo.com between today and April 15, Continue Reading

The red carpet, the heartfelt speeches, the glamorous fashion… There were many a moment to rewind and re-watch during the 2014 Oscars, but after it was all said and done, one couldn’t help but to ask themself: Was that The Ellen DeGeneres Show or The 86th Academy Awards? Three out of TiVo’s Top 5 moments of the night were Ellen’s, as she kept the audience laughing (or eating delivery pizza) between words of wisdom and gratitude from the Academy Award winners.   TiVo Research identified the following as the evening’s Continue Reading

We can look back on the past 17 days of Winter Olympic coverage and know that there were moments where we laughed, moments where we gasped, and moments where we might have even been, well… bored. But what were the Top emotion-provoking Moments of them all? TiVo Research and Analytics took a look at the Top 5 Chills, Top 5 Spills and Top 5 Thrills of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic competition. Here they are: TiVo’s Top Olympic Moments – NBC Broadcast Prime * Top moments based on Live + Continue Reading

As the 22nd Winter Olympics came to a close in Sochi, Russia – one thing was for sure – these Olympic Games will never be forgotten.  From the opening ceremony with technical issues to controversy over housing and facilities being subpar to the blood, sweat and tears from the athletes as new world records were created and childhood dreams came true; it all came to a close last night at the Closing Ceremony. By no surprise TiVo’s Top Moment of the Closing Ceremony came about 42 minutes into the ceremony Continue Reading

On the last full day of Olympic competition, two of TiVo’s Top Moments went to a non-medal event, the Women’s Figure Skating Champions Gala, but a harrowing crash during the Men’s  Four-man Bobsled event claims the number one spot. Canada’s Justin Kripps, Jesse Lumsden, Cody Sorensen and Ben Coakwell all manage to walk away after a harrowing encounter going into one of the turns.  In only the second bobsleigh crash in over 700 runs during these Winter Olympics, members of Canada 3 flip onto their backs and then complete the Continue Reading

The top TiVo moment of last night’s broadcast was USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, hurtling down the course to become the youngest skier, at age 18, to win Olympic gold in the Women’s Slalom. She recovered from a near crash in the final moments of the run, and finished an exciting race to huge cheers from her family and friends. Her emotions were a mix of pure joy and disbelief as she exclaimed “I almost fell over.” The second and fourth top moments featured the Russian Short Track star, Victor Ahn’s  gold Continue Reading

Thursday night’s primetime coverage of the Winter Olympics was all about Figure Skating – Ladies Free Skating, that is.  The second night of competition for this popular Olympic sport was the highlight of the evening, and all Top 5 Moments occurred during the Ladies Free Skating program.  Other events covered during Thursday’s broadcast were Freestyle Skiing:  Ladies’ Ski Halfpipe and Freestyle Skiing:  Men’s Ski Cross. Four of the Top 5 Moments once again took place during the “Kiss and Cry” wait for final scores.  The top moment captured the suspense Continue Reading

What do you think of when you hear “Generation Y”? Social Media comes to mind, technology, a slew of pop artists… however you look at it, Generation Y is associated with the New. In its 2013 Millennial Video Entertainment survey, however, TiVo found that regardless of how they are consuming video, Millennials’ – the name given to the people born between the early 1980s to the early 2000s, or ‘Generation Y’ – preferred traditional TV series as their content of choice over full length movies, live events or music videos. Continue Reading

While the Olympic buzz for Wednesday, February 19th included chatter about Team USA’s Ted Ligety’s performance in the Alpine Skiing: Men’s Giant Slalom finals (he won the gold), and Bobsleigh: Women’s Heat 4 (where USA’s Team 1 of Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams won Silver and which added Lauryn Williams to a short list of athletes to medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games),  in the end the Top 5 Moments all occurred during NBC’s coverage of the Figure Skating – Ladies Short Program. The “Kiss and Cry” Continue Reading

An underdog makes the podium at the last second and a teenager places 5th in her Olympic debut. Team USA had a lot to be excited about regardless of not achieving Gold in last night’s primetime coverage of the 22nd Sochi Winter Olympics. The show began with Men’s Snowboard Cross, where Americans met 27 year old Alex Deibold, who spent the Vancouver Winter Olympics waxing Team USA’s snowboards. In Sochi, he passed all of his qualifying rounds placing 3rd, and when it came to the finals there was no difference Continue Reading

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