‘They Thought It Was Black Magic’: The Definitive Oral History of TiVo

How the original DVR paved the way for Netflix and the cord-cutter movement

It’s hard to believe, but a scant 20 years have passed since viewers were unshackled from their televisions. For decades, NBC told us Thursday nights were “Must See TV” and ABC insisted it was “TGIF” Friday, so we did as we were told and stayed home to watch FriendsSeinfeld, and Full House.

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