SOURCE: TiVo Inc.

TiVo Inc.

February 22, 2011 08:30 ET

TiVo Has the Oscars Covered Beyond the Red Carpet

Exclusive TiVo Collection Delivers Oscar-Winning Films With a Few Clicks of the Remote

ALVISO, CA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) - For movie buffs excited to host at-home red-carpet affairs during award season, TiVo has introduced an exclusive "Award Winning Films" feature for its users as part of its TiVo Collections. This collection delivers Oscar award-winning films organized by decade as well as this year's nominated films available through their cable lineup or on demand from Web partners like Amazon Video On Demand, Netflix or BLOCKBUSTER.

TiVo users can tune into the "Award Winning Films" Collection to enjoy the big movie awards show in the comfort of their own home. Tara Maitra, movie buff and TiVo's vice president of content services, offers a few ideas for using the "Award Winning Films" feature, including the following:

  • Cram for this Year's Oscars -- If you need to catch up on nominated films before the big show, Amazon VOD has nominated movies including InceptionThe Kids Are All Right, The Social Network, Toy Story 3 and Winter's Bone, available to download to your broadband-connected TiVo. 

  • Plan an Oscar Flashback Weekend Marathon -- Catch up on past winners with the ability to view Oscar winning films by past decades. Whether you want Rain Man from 1988 or Forrest Gump from 1994, you can find and watch with just a few clicks of the peanut remote.

  • Browse For Your Favorite Stars -- It's not just about the films, but about actors and the performance. Users can browse for award-winning actors and actresses, and even directors, to watch them as other characters and roles.

TiVo Premiere's Collections feature highlights the best that television and the web have to offer -- all grouped into fresh, fun and up-to-date categories. You can explore topical collections, event-driven collections, seasonal selections and groups of shows related to something new, interesting or popular.

Plus, if you know what you are looking for only TiVo Premiere can find your Oscar-winning title in a single search that scans across your DVR recordings, cable lineup, or video on demand titles available to rent or buy from the Web.

To learn more about TiVo Collections and TiVo Premiere features please visit www.tivo.com.

About TiVo Inc.
Founded in 1997, TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) developed the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). TiVo offers the TiVo service and TiVo DVRs directly to consumers online at www.tivo.com and through third-party retailers. TiVo also distributes its technology and services through solutions tailored for cable, satellite and broadcasting companies. Since its founding, TiVo has evolved into the ultimate single solution media center by combining its patented DVR technologies and universal cable box capabilities with the ability to aggregate, search, and deliver millions of pieces of broadband, cable, and broadcast content directly to the television. An economical, one-stop-shop for in-home entertainment, TiVo's intuitive functionality and ease of use puts viewers in control by enabling them to effortlessly navigate the best digital entertainment content available through one box, with one remote, and one user interface, delivering the most dynamic user experience on the market today. TiVo also continues to weave itself into the fabric of the media industry by providing interactive advertising solutions and audience research and measurement ratings services to the television industry www.tivo.com

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