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TiVo Reports Results for the Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Ended July 31, 2008

- Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter was $10.6 million compared to a loss of $(11.2) million in the year-ago quarter, exceeding guidance

- Net Income for the second quarter was $2.9 million compared to a loss of $(17.7) million in the year-ago quarter

- TiVo service on Comcast now available in Connecticut; Comcast will also continue to fund development work for the TiVo product to expand the feature set and add support for the Tru2way infrastructure

- TiVo and Entertainment Weekly join forces to connect TV viewers with their favorite shows on an automatic basis

- TiVo successfully launched in Australia by Seven Networks

- YouTube videos now available on the TiVo service; TiVo now provides access to more television and broadband content choices than any other offering in the world

- TiVo's recent research deal with media marketing research firm TRA ties anonymous viewing behavior to product purchases in millions of homes; Significantly changing the quality of information available to marketers

Company Release - 8/27/2008 4:01 PM ET

ALVISO, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc. (Nasdaq: TIVO), the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 31, 2008.

"This was another solid financial quarter for TiVo as we continued to improve our financial profile by posting substantially better than guided Adjusted EBITDA of $10.6 million and net income of $2.9 million," said Tom Rogers, President and CEO of TiVo. "During the quarter, we made significant progress in several key areas of our business: in terms of our mass distribution strategy, Comcast has reaffirmed its long term support for our partnership as evidenced by its roll-out in Connecticut; our international footprint continues to grow with Seven's successful introduction of TiVo to the Australian market; and on the standalone side of the business, with the recent addition of YouTube content delivered right to the TV set, our vision of creating the ultimate television dream machine is coming to fruition as subscribers now have access to the broadest array of content, options, and features in the world, delivering consumers what they want, when they want it."

For the second quarter, service and technology revenues were $53.5 million, compared with $56.5 million for the same period last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $10.6 million, compared to guidance of $3 million to $5 million and an Adjusted EBITDA loss of $(11.2) million in the year-ago period. The better than guidance net income and Adjusted EBITDA were driven by better than expected hardware margin and lower than anticipated operating expenses, primarily from less marketing expenditures. TiVo reported net income of $2.9 million, compared to guidance of a net loss of $(2) to $(4) million and a net loss of $(17.7) million in the second quarter of last year. Net income per share was $0.03, compared to a loss of $(0.18) per share for the second quarter of last year. Note that last year's second quarter net loss and Adjusted EBTIDA results were impacted by an $11.2 million inventory reserve related to standard definition product, and this quarter we benefitted from the utilization of $1.4 million of that inventory reserve.

In regards to our mass distribution strategy, a top Comcast executive offered the following comments on the progress the TiVo on Comcast service has made to date: "We are pleased with the progress of the TiVo service and have broadened its footprint in our New England market to Connecticut. Refinements to optimize the product's performance have been mostly completed, significantly improving the user experience. Importantly, we intend to light up a full marketing campaign around TiVo in September and, upon this occurring, we will be announcing multiple additional markets to which TiVo will be rolled out through next year. We will also continue to fund development work for the TiVo product, which will include expanding the feature set and adding support for Tru2way infrastructure."

Rogers stated, "Additionally, the TiVo service on Cox, which is currently in trials, is on track for a launch in Cox's New England market later this year."

"On the international front, Seven and TiVo successfully launched the TiVo service in Australia and because of the significant consumer demand there, retailers chose to release the product early. We are also extremely pleased with the marketing shoulder Seven is putting behind this launch as they've prominently featured TiVo in their marketing and programming including the Olympic opening ceremonies, their top rated morning show, and a special advertising spot they developed, which includes dozens of Australian celebrities. International distribution is an increasingly important component of our business model and there continues to be tremendous interest from international distributors for the TiVo offering."

"In terms of our litigation with EchoStar and defending our intellectual property, we are now in the enforcement phase of the process. On September 4, 2008, there is a contempt hearing scheduled to determine whether EchoStar is in contempt of the injunction that has already been upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, enjoining them from selling and operating infringing units as well as to determine further damages from EchoStar's continued infringement after September 2006. We remain confident in the outcome and look forward to final resolution in the near-future and to realizing the value of our intellectual property."

Mr. Rogers continued, "On the TiVo-Owned side of the business, our goal of making our standalone product a comprehensive video solution - one box, one remote, one user interface and a one-stop shop for all content from all sources is becoming a reality. We are continually adding more content choices to our offering and recently announced the availability of YouTube. TiVo can now provide access to more television and broadband content choices than any other offering in the world, with thousands of movies and televisions shows and millions of songs and videos available at any time."

"Our continued efforts to focus on efficient marketing spend and to work with third parties who make their own marketing expenditures on behalf of TiVo is underscored by the decline of our quarterly subscription acquisition costs (SAC) to $135, a considerable decrease when compared to SAC of $758 during the same period last year even considering that the prior year's SAC included the impact of the $11.2 million inventory reserve. We are driving TiVo sales through relationships with leading retailers and consumer electronic manufacturers that will also market the product. For example, we are currently working with many Best Buy stores in six of its larger markets where TiVo is being made available as part of a special bundled offer as the recommended cable set top box of choice to be purchased with HD televisions. Also in these markets, Best Buy is creating a TiVo-branded living-room environment, making the television entertainment experience as compelling as possible. These efforts, along with others, will enable us to build on our standalone business while we also manage subscription acquisition costs and overall marketing expenditures."

"Another key example of our partnering with third parties to use their marketing resources to drive TiVo is the announcement we made today with the leading consumer entertainment industry magazine, Entertainment Weekly. We are teaming up with Entertainment Weekly to deliver and jointly market its 'What to Watch' TV picks directly to the television while TiVo automatically records the recommended shows. This ensures that broadband enabled TiVo users always have these top picks available to watch whenever they tune in. This partnership allows two powerful brands to work together to create a seamless television viewing experience, underscoring TiVo's goal of providing easy solutions that bring together television viewing with an individual's lifestyle. We are encouraged by the number of media companies that continue to express real interest in using TiVo's technology to help bring innovation to their existing business models, and view these relationships as an opportunity to drive incremental subscriptions in an efficient manner.

TiVo-Owned subscription gross additions for the second quarter were approximately 36,000, compared to 41,000 gross additions for the year-ago period. The TiVo-Owned monthly churn rate was 1.5%, up from 1.3% in the prior quarter and equivalent to the rate in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2008. Overall, TiVo-Owned subscriptions ended the quarter at approximately 1.7 million. As expected, TiVo reported a net decline in MSOs/Broadcaster subscriptions during the period as DIRECTV is no longer deploying new TiVo boxes and other mass distribution deals are still in the early phases of deployment. Cumulative total subscriptions as of July 31, 2008 were 3.6 million."

Rogers continued, "We are also making solid progress in our advertising business. TiVo has created a number of ad solutions that are aimed at overcoming the enormous challenge facing the television industry as DVR-based consumer control becomes even more pervasive. We continue to build strong relationships with many television advertisers, advertising agencies, television networks, and cable operators and are working with all of them to solve the issues that come with commercial avoidance. The progress we have made is clear: when compared to last year's second quarter, approximately 50 percent more advertisers utilized TiVo in the second quarter of this year. This is an indication that TiVo will play a meaningful role in the future of television advertising."

"More specifically, we continue to prove that our ad solutions are some of the most unique and innovative available to marketers. We recently announced a deal with Amazon that provides TiVo users with the ability to purchase products from directly from their TV sets, enabling advertisers to strategically promote merchandise on any network or program. The new Product Purchase offering garnered significant media attention largely due to the fact that the new interactive advertising solution is consistent with how people actually watch television, and brings immediacy to product purchase because it focuses on the media products themselves. Critical to its success, viewers can pause what they are watching while searching for and purchasing merchandise right from their TV, and then return to their show without having missed a second -- a component absent from previous failed interactive advertising efforts attempted by many over the years. The application of this approach to the increased use of product placements as an advertising tool is also a very promising one."

"In regards to our Audience Research & Measurement business, there is no more important issue to the business of television than understanding the impact of DVRs on viewing behavior. TiVo has been working closely with the media industry to help bring higher levels of measurability to TV advertising, similar to those achieved on the Internet. During the quarter, we launched our Power||Watch(TM) ratings service that provides, for the first time, a report that gives commercial ratings in a DVR environment based on demographic data. This powerful research tool is essentially a companion to our flagship Stop||Watch(TM) ratings service, which compiles second-by-second behavioral and viewership data from a separate anonymous sample. A critical finding of our new ratings service is that all types of viewers are fast-forwarding ads at high rates, and the notion that only 'early adopters' of TiVo DVRs are skipping commercials has now been debunked."

"We also entered into an agreement with a leading media marketing research company, TRA, to license anonymous viewing data from TiVo's standalone subscription base and market a bundled offering that provides marketers with the ability to get from a single source reports that measure the effectiveness of advertising, by analyzing the long sought correlation between advertising and precise purchasing data emanating from the very households that viewed the advertising. The TiVo-TRA offering not only provides this unique view, but does so on an unprecedented scale for up to one million households by utilizing a proprietary method of matching anonymous viewing behavior with purchasing behavior."

Mr. Rogers concluded, "We believe this quarter we delivered strong financial results, and continued to gain traction in our mass distribution strategy, continued to expand our advertising and audience research business, and continued to take the necessary steps for us to successfully capitalize on the growth opportunities in our TiVo-Owned business in the future. We are beginning to see the results of our hard work and believe that we have all the right pieces set in motion to move the business forward."

Management Provides Financial Guidance

For the third quarter of fiscal 2009, TiVo anticipates service and technology revenues in the range of $49 million to $51 million, a net loss in the range of ($7) million to ($9) million, and Adjusted EBITDA in the range of ($1) to $1 million.

This financial guidance is based on information available to management as of August 27, 2008. TiVo expressly disclaims any duty to update this guidance.

Management's guidance includes Adjusted EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure as defined in Regulation G. TiVo has provided a reconciliation of EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA to net income (loss) in the attached schedules solely for the purpose of complying with Regulation G and not as an indication that EBITDA or Adjusted EBITDA is a substitute measure for net income (loss).

Conference Call and Webcast

TiVo will host a conference call and Webcast to discuss the second quarter financial and operating results and guidance outlook at 2:00 pm PT (5:00 pm ET), today, August 27, 2008. To listen to the discussion, please visit and click on the link provided for the Webcast or dial (888) 245-0932 (no password required). The Webcast will be archived and available through September 4, 2008 at or by calling (719) 457-0820 and entering the conference ID number 3952414.

About TiVo Inc.

Founded in 1997, TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO) pioneered a brand new category of products with the development of the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Sold through leading consumer electronic retailers and, TiVo has developed a brand which resonates boldly with consumers as providing a superior television experience. Through agreements with leading satellite and cable providers, TiVo also integrates its DVR service features into the set-top boxes of mass distributors. TiVo's DVR functionality and ease of use, with such features as Season Pass(TM) recordings and WishList(R) searches and TiVo KidZone, have elevated its popularity among consumers and have created a whole new way for viewers to watch television. With a continued investment in its patented technologies, TiVo is revolutionizing the way consumers watch and access home entertainment. Rapidly becoming the focal point of the digital living room, TiVo's DVR is at the center of experiencing new forms of content on the TV, such as broadband delivered video, music, and photos. With innovative features, such as TiVoToGo(TM) transfers and online scheduling, TiVo is expanding the notion of consumers experiencing "TiVo, TV your way.(R)" The TiVo(R)service is also at the forefront of providing innovative marketing solutions for the television industry, including a unique platform for advertisers and audience research measurement.

TiVo, "TiVo, TV your way." Season Pass, WishList, TiVoToGo, and the TiVo Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc.'s subsidiaries worldwide. (C) 2008 TiVo Inc. All rights reserved

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to, among other things, TiVo's future business and growth strategies including TiVo's mass distribution strategy and bundling efforts, profitability and financial guidance, distribution of the TiVo service domestically with Comcast and Cox and internationally with Seven in Australia , growth and innovation in TiVo's advertising and audience research measurement business and the licensing thereof, the timing and availability of broadband content, TiVo's software development for the cable industry, the results of TiVo's litigation with EchoStar, TiVo's future marketing spending and related activities, and financial performance. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as, "believe," "expect," "may," "will," "intend," "estimate," "continue," or similar expressions or the negative of those terms or expressions. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to vary materially from those expressed in or indicated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include delays in development, competitive service offerings and lack of market acceptance, as well as the other potential factors described under "Risk Factors" in the Company's public reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2008, Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 30, 2008 and Current Reports on Form 8-K. The Company cautions you not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect an analysis only and speak only as of the date hereof. TiVo disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

                                    TIVO INC.
                (In thousands, except per share and share amounts)

                                  Three Months Ended        Six Months Ended
                                        July 31,                July 31,
                                    2008         2007        2008         2007

      Service revenues           $48,174     $53,376      $96,617    $107,531
      Technology revenues          5,369       3,084       11,776       7,016
      Hardware revenues           11,699       6,199       17,644       8,492
    Net revenues                  65,242      62,659      126,037     123,039
    Cost of revenues
        Cost of service
         revenues (1)             11,245      10,064       22,439      20,219
        Cost of technology
         revenues (1)              3,124       3,696        7,044       7,203
        Cost of hardware
         revenues                 15,249      28,271       25,593      38,919
      Total cost of revenues      29,618      42,031       55,076      66,341
          Gross margin            35,624      20,628       70,961      56,698
        Research and
         development (1)          15,323      15,070       30,071      29,315
        Sales and marketing
         (1)                       5,906       5,381       11,842      10,684
        Sales and marketing,
         acquisition costs           888       9,015        2,047      14,805
        General and
         administrative (1)       10,869      10,392       21,205      21,614
          Total operating
           expenses               32,986      39,858       65,165      76,418
          Income (loss) from
           operations              2,638     (19,230)       5,796     (19,720)
      Interest income                421       1,331        1,000       2,747
      Interest expense and
       other                         (94)        209         (181)        126
          Income (loss) before
           income taxes            2,965     (17,690)       6,615     (16,847)
          Provision for income
           taxes                     (23)        -            (36)         (8)
      Net income (loss)           $2,942    $(17,690)      $6,579    $(16,855)
      Net income (loss) per
       common share - basic        $0.03      $(0.18)       $0.07      $(0.17)
      Net income (loss) per
       common share - diluted      $0.03      $(0.18)       $0.06      $(0.17)
      Weighted average
       common shares used to
       calculate basic net
       income (loss) per
       share                 100,025,002  97,084,184   99,705,914  96,956,656
      Weighted average
       common shares used to
       calculate diluted net
       income (loss) per
       share                 102,217,222  97,084,184  102,489,411  96,956,656

      (1) Includes stock-
       based compensation
       expense as follows :
          Cost of service
           revenues                 $239        $178         $430        $335
          Cost of technology
           revenues                  507         504        1,113         967
          Research and
           development             2,140       1,967        4,122       3,595
          Sales and marketing        336         332          876         808
          General and
           administrative          2,352       2,261        4,510       4,177

                                    TIVO INC.
                      (In thousands, except share amounts)

                                              July 31, 2008   January 31, 2008

    Cash and cash equivalents                     $105,777           $78,812
    Short-term investments                               -            20,294
    Accounts receivable, net of allowance
     for doubtful accounts of $1,263 and
     $1,194                                         14,456            20,019
    Inventories                                      9,910            17,748
    Prepaid expenses and other, current              3,685             3,792
      Total current assets                         133,828           140,665

    Property and equipment, net                     10,620            11,349
    Purchased technology, capitalized
     software, and intangible assets, net           12,225            13,522
    Prepaid expenses and other, long-term            1,735             1,513
    Long-term investments                            4,451               -
      Total long-term assets                        29,031            26,384
          Total assets                            $162,859          $167,049


      Accounts payable                             $14,211           $23,615
      Accrued liabilities                           25,273            28,834
      Deferred revenue, current                     54,357            59,341
        Total current liabilities                   93,841           111,790

      Deferred revenue, long-term                   30,604            38,128
      Deferred rent and other                          145               309
        Total long-term liabilities                 30,749            38,437
          Total liabilities                        124,590           150,227


      Preferred stock, par value $0.001:
        Authorized shares are 10,000,000;
        Issued and outstanding shares -
         none                                            -                 -
      Common stock, par value $0.001:
        Authorized shares are
        Issued shares are 102,225,380 and
         100,098,426, respectively, and
         outstanding shares are
         102,008,361 and 99,970,947,
         respectively                                  102               100
      Additional paid-in capital                   808,753           792,654
      Accumulated deficit                         (768,507)         (775,086)
      Treasury stock, at cost - 217,019
       shares and 127,479 shares,
       respectively                                 (1,530)             (846)
      Unrealized loss on marketable
       securities                                     (549)                -
          Total stockholders' equity                38,269            16,822
          Total liabilities and
           stockholders' equity                   $162,859          $167,049

                                    TIVO INC.
                                  (In thousands)
                                                     Six Months Ended July 31,
                                                       2008              2007

       Net income (loss)                             $6,579          $(16,855)
       Adjustments to reconcile net
        income (loss) to net cash provided
        by(used in) operating activities:
          Depreciation and amortization of
           property and equipment and
           intangibles                                5,070             5,206
          Stock-based compensation expense           11,051             9,882
          Inventory write-down                            -             7,486
          Loss on inventory barter
           transaction                                    -               989
          Allowance for doubtful accounts                69               637
       Changes in assets and liabilities:
          Accounts receivable                         5,494             6,502
          Inventories                                 7,838            (3,007)
          Prepaid expenses and other                   (115)              224
          Accounts payable                           (9,595)          (17,218)
          Accrued liabilities                        (3,561)           (8,011)
          Deferred revenue                          (12,508)          (15,613)
          Deferred rent and other long-
           term liabilities                            (164)             (128)
            Net cash provided by(used in)
             operating activities                   $10,158          $(29,906)
       Purchases of short-term and long-
        term investments                                -             (15,014)
       Sales of short-term investments               15,294             9,000
       Acquisition of property and
        equipment                                    (2,535)           (3,900)
       Acquisition of capitalized software
        and intangibles                                (318)             (375)
            Net cash provided by (used in)
             investing activities                   $12,441          $(10,289)
       Proceeds from issuance of common
        stock related to exercise of
        common stock options                          5,050             1,484
       Proceeds from issuance of common
        stock related to employee stock
        purchase plan                                     -             1,826
       Treasury Stock - repurchase of
        stock for tax withholding                      (684)             (265)
            Net cash provided by financing
             activities                              $4,366            $3,045
     CASH EQUIVALENTS                               $26,965          $(37,150)

       Balance at beginning of period                78,812            89,079
       Balance at end of period                    $105,777           $51,929

                                  TIVO INC.
                                  OTHER DATA
                                                                  Three Months
                           Three Months Ended   Six Months Ended     Ending
                                July 31,            July 31,       October 31,
                           2008       2007      2008       2007       2008
                            (In thousands)      (In thousands)   (in millions)

    Net income (loss)    $2,942   $(17,690)   $6,579   $(16,855)  $(7) - $(9)
    Add back:
      Depreciation &
       amortization       2,498      2,586     5,070      5,206     $2 - $3
      Interest income &
       expense             (405)    (1,324)     (969)    (2,724)     $(1)
      Provision for
       income tax            23          -        36          8     $0 - $1
        EBITDA            5,058    (16,428)   10,716    (14,365)     $(6)
       compensation       5,574      5,242    11,051      9,882     $5 - $7
         EBITDA         $10,632   $(11,186)  $21,767    $(4,483)  $(1) - $1

EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA Results. TiVo's "EBITDA" means income before interest income and expense, provision for income taxes and depreciation and amortization. TiVo's "Adjusted EBITDA" is EBITDA less expense for stock-based compensation. EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are not measures of financial performance under generally accepted accounting principles, which we refer to as GAAP. A table reconciling TiVo's EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA to GAAP net income is included with the condensed consolidated financial statements attached to this release. We have presented EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA solely as supplemental disclosure because we believe they allow for a more complete analysis of our results of operations and we believe that EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are useful to investors because EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are commonly used to analyze companies on the basis of operating performance. In addition, because of the variety of equity awards used by companies, the varying methodologies for determining stock-based compensation expense, and the subjective assumptions involved in those determinations, we believe excluding stock-based compensation enhances the ability of management and investors evaluate our operating performance over multiple periods. Management does not use EBITDA or Adjusted EBITDA as a measure of liquidity because, among other things, they do not exclude the impact of deferred revenues associated with the amortization of product lifetime subscriptions. We do not use stock-based compensation expense in our internal measures. A limitation associated with these non-GAAP measures is that they do not include any stock-based compensation expense related to hiring, retaining, and incentivizing the Company's workforce. EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA are not intended to represent, and should not be considered more meaningful than, or as an alternative to, measures of operating performance as determined in accordance with GAAP.

                                  TIVO INC.
                                  OTHER DATA

                                                   Three Months Ended July 31,
          (Subscriptions in thousands)                2008              2007

        TiVo-Owned Subscription Gross
         Additions                                      36                41

        Subscription Net
        TiVo-Owned                                     (42)              (19)
        MSOs/Broadcasters                             (136)             (126)
            Total Subscription Net
             Additions/(Losses)                       (178)             (145)
        Cumulative Subscriptions:
        TiVo-Owned                                   1,686             1,708
        MSOs/Broadcasters                            1,937             2,489
            Total Cumulative
             Subscriptions                           3,623             4,197
        % of TiVo-Owned Cumulative
         Subscriptions paying recurring fees            60%               59%

Included in the 1,686,000 TiVo-Owned subscriptions are approximately 194,000 lifetime subscriptions that have reached the end of the period TiVo uses to recognize lifetime subscription revenue. These lifetime subscriptions no longer generate subscription revenue.

Subscriptions. Management reviews this metric, and believes it may be useful to investors, in order to evaluate our relative position in the marketplace and to forecast future potential service revenues. The TiVo-Owned lines refer to subscriptions sold directly or indirectly by TiVo to consumers who have TiVo-enabled DVRs and for which TiVo incurs acquisition costs. The MSOs/Broadcasters lines refer to subscriptions sold to consumers by MSOs/Broadcasters such as DIRECTV, Cablevision Mexico, Seven(Australia), and Comcast for which TiVo expects to incur little or no acquisition costs. Additionally, we provide a breakdown of the percent of TiVo-Owned subscriptions for which consumers pay recurring fees, including on a monthly and a prepaid one, two, or three year basis, as opposed to a one-time prepaid product lifetime fee.

We define a "subscription" as a contract referencing a TiVo-enabled DVR for which (i) a consumer has committed to pay for the TiVo service and (ii) service is not canceled. We count product lifetime subscriptions, until both of the following conditions are met: (i) the period we use to recognize product lifetime subscription revenues ends; and (ii) the related DVR has not made contact to the TiVo service within the prior six-month period. Product lifetime subscriptions past this period which have not called into the TiVo service for six months are not counted in this total. During the quarter ended April 30, 2006, we discontinued general sale of the product lifetime service option. During the quarter ended January 31, 2008, we began offering product lifetime service subscriptions only to existing customers and in May 2008 we began offering product lifetime subscriptions to all customers. Effective November 1, 2007, we have extended the period we use to recognize product lifetime subscription revenues from 48 months to 54 months for product lifetime subscriptions acquired on or before October 31, 2007. Additionally, we also increased the amortization period to 60 months for new product lifetime subscriptions acquired on or after November 1, 2007. We are not aware of any uniform standards for defining subscriptions and caution that our presentation may not be consistent with that of other companies. Additionally, the subscription fees that some of our MSOs/Broadcasters pay us may be based upon a specific contractual definition of a subscriber or subscription which may not be consistent with how we define a subscription for our reporting purposes.

                                    TIVO INC.
                        OTHER DATA - KEY BUSINESS METRICS

                                                   Three Months Ended July 31,
    TiVo-Owned Churn Rate                             2008              2007
                                                     (In thousands, except
                                                        churn rate per month)
    Average TiVo-Owned subscriptions                 1,712             1,719
    TiVo-Owned subscription cancellations              (78)              (60)
    TiVo-Owned Churn Rate per month                   -1.5%             -1.2%

TiVo-Owned Churn Rate per Month. Management reviews this metric, and believes it may be useful to investors, in order to evaluate our ability to retain existing TiVo-Owned subscriptions (including both monthly and product lifetime subscriptions) by providing services that are competitive in the market. Management believes factors such as service enhancements, service commitments, higher customer satisfaction, and improved customer support may improve this metric. Conversely, management believes factors such as increased competition, lack of competitive service features such as high definition television recording capabilities for our low cost product offerings, and increased price sensitivity may cause our TiVo-Owned Churn Rate per month to increase.

We define the TiVo-Owned Churn Rate per month as the total TiVo-Owned subscription cancellations in the period divided by the Average TiVo-Owned subscriptions for the period (including both monthly and product lifetime subscriptions), which then is divided by the number of months in the period. We calculate Average TiVo-Owned subscriptions for the period by adding the average TiVo-Owned subscriptions for each month and dividing by the number of months in the period. We calculate the average TiVo-Owned subscriptions for each month by adding the beginning and ending subscriptions for the month and dividing by two. We are not aware of any uniform standards for calculating churn and caution that our presentation may not be consistent with that of other companies.

                                       Three Months Ended  Twelve Months Ended
                                             July 31,            July 31,
                                           2008     2007      2008      2007
    Subscription Acquisition Costs            (In thousands, except SAC)

    Sales and marketing, subscription
     acquisition costs                      $888   $9,015   $18,292   $29,736
    Hardware revenues                    (11,699)  (6,199)  (50,950)  (41,858)
    Less: MSOs/Broadcasters-related
     hardware revenues                     4,934        -     5,632         -
    Cost of hardware revenues             15,249   28,271    78,592   114,378
    Less: MSOs/Broadcasters-related
     cost of hardware revenues            (4,515)       -    (5,096)        -
        Total Acquisition Costs            4,857   31,087    46,470   102,256
        TiVo-Owned Subscription Gross
         Additions                            36       41       262       362
        Subscription Acquisition Costs
         (SAC)                              $135     $758      $177      $282

Subscription Acquisition Cost or SAC. Management reviews this metric, and believes it may be useful to investors, in order to evaluate trends in the efficiency of our marketing programs and subscription acquisition strategies. We define SAC as our total acquisition costs for a given period divided by TiVo-Owned subscription gross additions for the same period. In the first fiscal quarter of 2008, we revised our definition of total acquisition costs. We now define total acquisition costs as sales and marketing, subscription acquisition costs less net TiVo-Owned related hardware revenues (defined as TiVo-Owned related gross hardware revenues less rebates, revenue share and market development funds paid to retailers) plus TiVo-Owned related cost of hardware revenues. The sales and marketing, subscription acquisition costs line item includes advertising expenses and promotion-related expenses directly related to subscription acquisition activities, but does not include expenses related to advertising sales. We do not include third parties subscription gross additions, such as MSOs/Broadcasters' gross additions with TiVo subscriptions, in our calculation of SAC because we incur limited or no acquisition costs for these new subscriptions. We are not aware of any uniform standards for calculating total acquisition costs or SAC and caution that our presentation may not be consistent with that of other companies.

                                                   Three Months Ended July 31,
    TiVo-Owned Average Revenue per Subscription         2008           2007
                                                   (In thousands, except ARPU)

    Total Service revenues                           $48,174        $53,376
    Less:  MSOs/Broadcasters-related
     service revenues                                 (5,781)        (6,553)
    TiVo-Owned-related service revenues               42,393         46,823
    Average TiVo-Owned revenues per month             14,131         15,608
    Average TiVo-Owned per month subscriptions         1,712          1,719
    TiVo-Owned ARPU per month                          $8.25          $9.08

                                                   Three Months Ended July 31,
    MSOs/Broadcasters Average Revenue
     per Subscription                                   2008           2007
                                                  (In thousands, except ARPU)

    Total Service revenues                           $48,174        $53,376
    Less:  TiVo-Owned-related service revenues       (42,393)       (46,823)
    MSOs/Broadcasters-related service revenues         5,781          6,553
    Average MSOs/Broadcasters revenues per month       1,927          2,184
    Average MSOs/Broadcasters per month
     subscriptions                                     2,009          2,554
    MSOs/Broadcasters ARPU per month                   $0.96          $0.86

Average Revenue Per Subscription or ARPU. Management reviews this metric, and believes it may be useful to investors, in order to evaluate the potential of our subscription base to generate revenues from a variety of sources, including subscription fees, advertising, and audience research measurement. ARPU does not include rebates, revenue share and other payments to channel that reduce our GAAP revenues. As a result, you should not use ARPU as a substitute for measures of financial performance calculated in accordance with GAAP. Management believes it is useful to consider this metric excluding the costs associated with rebates, revenue share and other payments to channel because of the discretionary and varying nature of these expenses and because management believes these expenses, which are included in hardware revenues, net, are more appropriately monitored as part of SAC. We are not aware of any uniform standards for calculating ARPU and caution that our presentation may not be consistent with that of other companies.

We calculate ARPU per month for TiVo-Owned subscriptions by subtracting MSOs/Broadcaster-related service revenues (which includes MSOs/Broadcasters' subscription service revenues and MSOs/Broadcasters'-related advertising revenues) from our total reported net service revenues and dividing the result by the number of months in the period. We then divide by Average TiVo-Owned subscriptions for the period, calculated as described above for churn rate. The above table shows this calculation.

We calculate ARPU per month for MSOs/Broadcasters' subscriptions by first subtracting TiVo-Owned-related service revenues (which includes TiVo-Owned subscription service revenues and TiVo-Owned related advertising revenues) from our total reported service revenues. Then we divide average revenues per month for MSOs/Broadcasters'-related service revenues by the average MSOs/Broadcasters' subscriptions for the period.

Beginning in February 2006, pursuant to the most recent amendment of our agreement with DIRECTV, TiVo began deferring a portion of the DIRECTV subscription fees equal to the fair value of the undelivered development services. Additionally, beginning in February 2007, DIRECTV began paying us a monthly fee for all DIRECTV households with DIRECTV receivers with TiVo service similar to the lower amount paid by DIRECTV for households with DIRECTV receivers with TiVo service deployed since March 15, 2002, subject to a monthly minimum payment by DIRECTV.


Contact: Investor Relations, Derrick Nueman of TiVo Inc., +1-408-519-9677,; Media Relations, Whit Clay of Sloane & Company, +1-212-446-1864,, for TiVo Inc.