While it is not a complete surprise, many were flabbergasted to hear that Rovi, a company known for creating personalized and data-driven ways for viewers to discover the right entertainment and for providers to discover the right audiences, has acquired TiVo, the global leader in next-generation television services. If you think for a moment that you will no longer be able to easily record episodes of Dancing With The Stars and Dr. Phil, think again. In a nutshell, this means that, for the average user, TiVo will only get better.
Here is a small portion of the official press release. Hopefully, it helps you in understanding this unique and very exciting acquisition. The entertainment world is continually changing so you better get with the program. Or you can just TiVo it and get back to it later!