You may have NATIVE resolution set, and even changing channels can cause the blinking with different resolutions. Press format button on the front of the Tivo Premiere to cycle to a FIXED 720p or 1080i resolution and the blinking is reduced.
Series 2 (80 hrs,PLS, Retired)
TiVo HD 1TB (157 HD Hrs, PLS, "S3HD")
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The TiVo Apocalypse begins on Sat 2013 Feb 16 00:00 GMT!