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TiVo Names Anna Brunelle Chief Financial Officer

Company Release - 9/16/2008 8:30 AM ET

ALVISO, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TiVo Inc., the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that it is appointing Anna Brunelle as Chief Financial Officer for the company. Ms. Brunelle has been with TiVo for almost four years, most recently serving as Vice President of Finance, Controller & Treasurer and during that time her responsibilities have grown to include all financial operations including accounting, tax, treasury, purchasing, internal audit, financial reporting and planning. In her new role as CFO, she will report directly to Tom Rogers, President and CEO of TiVo.

Mr. Rogers stated, "As a member of our management team, Anna has done an outstanding job of leading our accounting, corporate finance, financial reporting and planning functions at TiVo. Her work and analysis has helped us bring subscription acquisition costs and marketing expenditures in line as we shift our business model. She brings a wealth of experience working with other growth companies in the technology sector. We respect her accomplishments immensely and I look forward to working closing with her in the months and years ahead."

Prior to joining TiVo, Ms. Brunelle held corporate controller positions at Broadvision, Adaptec, Roxio and Napster. At Adaptec, she facilitated the spin-off of Roxio from Adaptec. Later, she helped Roxio venture into the online music business through the acquisition of Napster which eventually became the primary strategy of the company. She began her career at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in San Jose, and has also held senior finance roles at Silicon Valley start-ups where she was responsible for raising capital, developing business plans, integrating acquisitions, and building the finance teams.

Ms. Brunelle is a CPA and holds a B.A. in Business Administration/ Accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Cal Hoagland, who has served as interim CFO, is leaving the Company after a brief transition period and continuing as a partner with FLG Partners, LLC. Mr. Rogers stated, "I want to thank Cal for his efforts on behalf of TiVo and his steady financial leadership. He has done an excellent job during this transition period in our finance organization, and we are very grateful for his dedicated efforts."

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 our website, 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, Stop||Watch, and the TiVo Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. or its subsidiaries worldwide. (C) 2008 TiVo Inc. All rights reserved. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


Contact: Investors, Derrick Nueman of TiVo, +1-408-519-9677; or Media, Michael Boccio of Sloane & Company, +1-212-446-1867, for TiVo