What matters most in TV UX: Channels, search and… the remote control?

Like me, many readers no doubt fell in love with the old peanut shaped TiVo remote that – along with the DVR of course, and the snappy and responsive interface – became a turn-of-the-century power-conch for pre-DVR TV haters that immediately fell in love with TV for the first time.

What matters most in TV UX: Channels, search and… the remote control?