Tivo is Working on Automatic Commercial Skipping - Cord Cutters News Ever hate having to fast forward through commercials on your DVR recordings? Now TiVo is rolling out automatic commercial skipping feature for DVRed recordings according to areport from Dave Zatz. According to screenshots that Tivo now removed there is an automatic commercial skipping feature in the works for TiVo DVRs for programs that have already been DVRed. This new “SkipMode” option will give you the option to manually skip commercials or have an automatic option to skip commercials. According to Dave Zatz this new feature will come out sometime in the Spring of 2019.