If you press pause, it never goes to any other screen. I once hit pause on a TiVo and went on a trip. Two weeks later we came home and it was still paused on the same place. Of course, the TV was off, so it didn't really hurt anything.
Roamio Pro (3TB)
Premiere Elite (2TB)
Two TiVo Minis
Left DirecTV 4/15/07. Left TWC 8/8/11. Now on Comcast Xfinity.