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What to Watch This Week – March 22nd – March 28th

Looking for something new to record or stream? Here’s what we’re recommending you watch this week: Sunday, March 22nd: The Last Man on Earth (FOX): There’s still time to get into this quirky comedy that’s asking questions about marriage, fidelity and toilet pools in an apocalyptic world. Neighbors With Benefits (A&E): A reality show about married couples who are “in the lifestyle”; but, if you’re looking for better production values...

TiVo at SXSW – by TiVo Chief Design Officer Margret Schmidt

I spent my “Pi Day of the Century” in Austin, Texas at the South by Southwest® Interactive Festival.*  It was my first time speaking at SXSW — and my first time attending!  My talk was “Consumer Data: the Good, the Bad, the Not-So-Ugly.” The discussion started with defining what it means to be a designer. As a designer, we are advocates for the consumer and...

What to Watch This Week: March 15th – March 21st

Looking for something new to record or stream? Here’s what we’re recommending you watch this week: Sunday, March 15th:  NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show (CBS): An hour of cameras pointed at basketball teams all waiting with baited breath to find out if they get the chance to win a trip to one of America’s premiere vacation destinations, Indianapolis. The Royals (E!): It may be terrible or it may be...

High School Heartbreak

When Emily Brontë wrote Wuthering Heights, she probably wasn’t anticipating that it would be adapted into a teen movie. It would be great to get her thoughts on the project, but since she died in 1848, and Ghost Whisperer only exists in reruns, we’ll just have to assume she’s pleased as punch that her only novel has been adapted for Lifetime’s Wuthering High School. I...

What to Watch This Week: March 8th – March 14th

Looking for something new to record or stream? Here’s what we’re recommending you watch this week: Sunday, March 8th:  Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC): The 6th season of this family tree exploration launches with a look into the genealogy of our favorite “Big Brother”-hosting cyborg, the Chen-bot herself. We can’t wait to find out which factory you came from, Julie! Night of Too Many Stars (Comedy...