|"Law & Order: Los Angeles" and "Hawaii Five-0" Top Americans' List of Most Anticipated Fall TV Shows, According to TiVo|
ALVISO, CA, Sep 08, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
As the fall TV season gets underway, a recent poll commissioned by TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO) shows that people are most eagerly anticipating the season's crop of scripted suspense series and comedies. On the flip side, perhaps Snooki and "Real Housewives" fatigue is starting to set in as the public is growing tired of reality TV -- 40 percent consider it the most "overdone" TV genre. With suspenseful procedurals like "NCIS," "Law & Order: Los Angeles," and "Hawaii Five-0" topping the list of most anticipated new and returning TV series, it's no wonder that viewers say that suspense genre is their favorite.
The poll also found the following about what people will be watching this fall:
Whatever your preferences are this fall TV season, the TiVo(R) Premiere box is the ultimate living room companion that will help you discover your new favorite TV show, actor, or obsession of the year. Whether you want to catch up on the buzz-worthy shows you missed last season or find your favorite new series debuting this fall, TiVo Premiere is your one-stop shop for TV, movies, the web and music.
"The way we enjoy entertainment has undergone a dramatic shift. People want to discover not only new TV shows, but also all the entertainment the Web has to offer," said Tony Lee, vice president of marketing at TiVo. "TiVo Premiere helps you get the most out of this fall TV season, whether it's catching up on a series you missed last season, learning more about the original series of shows like 'Hawaii Five-0' or 'V,' or finding the new show to fill your 'Lost' withdrawals."
This fall season, let TiVo Premiere help you discover your new favorite show:
TiVo Premiere and TiVo Premiere XL boxes as well as the TiVo Slide remote are available nationwide. TiVo products can be found at Best Buy and Amazon.com, in addition to TiVo.com.
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