Originally Posted by ScaryMike
I have had no luck getting PPV through tivo.
Did you actually order that event over the phone from your cable co? On a Tivo, you won't see the typical info screens and options to order directly from the TV like you would with the cable co box. You can, however, order the event and the cable company systems should authorize that channel for that particular event.
I've never done it myself, but know others have done so successfully.