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TiVo(R) Premiere Debuts in Stores Nationwide

Company Release - 3/29/2010 8:30 AM ET

Offering Easy Access to Television, Movies, Web and Music All in One Box, the TiVo(R) Premiere Box Hits Store Shelves Today

ALVISO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 03/29/10 -- TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in advanced television services, including digital video recorders (DVRs), has announced that starting today TiVo® Premiere and TiVo® Premiere XL boxes are available for purchase at Best Buy retail stores and shipping today from Taking the enjoyment of home entertainment one step further, TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL will enable you to combine access to cable programming, movies, web videos, and music into one box, and on a stunning new HD interface.

"We are thrilled to offer TiVo Premiere nationwide. TiVo Premiere is designed to serve as the one box that replaces your cable box as well as being your movie box, web box, music box and DVR too. While other hardware and service options may seem less expensive, TiVo combines everything you need into one box and we offer service pricing well below most cable offerings," said TiVo's Vice President and General Manager of Product Marketing, Jim Denney. "And this new platform is built on Adobe Flash software, which provides a strong foundation for continued innovation to allow for the future rollout of new features and functionality."

Digital Entertainment Features Abound

Search -- When you know just what you want, Premiere's intuitive search lets you find your favorite shows faster, easier, and from many sources -- whether it's a digital premium channel from cable, a funny outtake from YouTube, or a movie from broadband sources such as Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, or Blockbuster On Demand, all brought together into one unified and simple experience.*

Explore -- Premiere surfaces content from both broadcast and broadband allowing you to explore all your favorites, uncover related content, and all within one experience.

Browse -- Feeling indecisive? TiVo Premiere allows you to browse content organized by category or topic, and comes complete with a full-screen menu that includes a rich display of movie posters and TV show logos for exploring, making it simple to discover new shows, movies or videos to watch or record.

Discover -- With Premiere you can discover things you had no idea even existed such as surfacing TV and movies in the discovery bar that are popular with other customers or similar content to what you already enjoy.

Built on Adobe Flash software, Premiere offers a pathway to other application experiences and development opportunities. Plus, in response to customers and subscriber feedback, the TiVo Premiere box includes an on-screen disk meter which shows you how much room is left to record, and with the new video window Premiere also allows you to watch your favorite show while navigating the TiVo menus.

Even More HD
TiVo Premiere sports a new, easy to use and stunning HD layout. We've kept the easy navigation, but significantly cut the number of screens you have to visit by utilizing the extra room high-definition affords. The experience was built for HD television sets and by creating a two-column and three-column layouts, reducing the number of screens, helps you get to what you want more quickly.

The TiVo Premiere box has up to 45 hours of HD storage space or up to 400 hours of standard definition programming capacity. And for those who want even more options, the TiVo Premiere XL box holds up to 150 hours of high-definition or up to 1350 hours of standard definition programming, so go for it, record all you want.

Have No Fear -- Upgrade Opportunities are Here
Special upgrade opportunities to TiVo Premiere are available to select TiVo Series1™, Series2™, Series3™, TiVo HD, or TiVo HD XL customers. Visit to find out more details about TiVo's upgrade program.**

*TiVo service is required and sold separately. Cable and Netflix subscriptions required for cable and Netflix programming, respectively and are not included in TiVo service subscription. Additional fees may apply for other broadband content. Broadband programming sources subject to availability and may change without notice.

**The upgrade eligible box can only be upgraded once per rolling 365 days. As a reminder, Product Lifetime Service subscriptions are for the life of the particular DVR, not the subscriber.

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 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.

TiVo, Series1, Series2, Series3, and the TiVo Logo are registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide. (c) 2010 TiVo Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved