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Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 04:07 PM
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Posted By DSperber
Found another review on Screenrant...

Found another review on Screenrant (http://screenrant.com/saturday-night-live-season-40-chris-pratt-premiere/)...

(1) Last season’s breakout star, Kate McKinnon, was supposed to truly take over...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
Decided to see what the rest of the world...

Decided to see what the rest of the world thought, and I found this writeup from Hollywood Reporter (http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/saturday-night-live-season-premiere-736185). It makes many...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
I have always liked this bit. It's kind of a...

I have always liked this bit. It's kind of a variation on "two girls who are no longer porn stars" (which I also like), but I still like it.

However last night I had a hard time understanding...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
OMG. WU truly painful. Cannot believe Pete...

OMG.

WU truly painful. Cannot believe Pete Davidson's "how much would it take to get you to go down on a guy" routine was probably the winner of the entire night's so-called entertainment. Very...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-28-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
I wouldn't normally post any comments until I...

I wouldn't normally post any comments until I watched the whole show. But I'm watching it right now, and 20 minutes have gone by without producing one single smile or chuckle.

Opening monologue...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,245
Views: 946,774
Posted By DSperber
My most recent letter from TWC a few weeks back...

My most recent letter from TWC a few weeks back advised that 10/1 is the date for me. That's probably next Tuesday overnight.

My series recordings (about 75!) are almost all for a specific...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-23-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By DSperber
Not one single comment on last night's show? ...

Not one single comment on last night's show?

I enjoyed it. Post-baby Christina might be scrambling to protect her job. Gwen's fun.

No real way to discuss the actual "singing talent" yet,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9,245
Views: 946,774
Posted By DSperber
I haven't had a true TWC DVR for four years now....

I haven't had a true TWC DVR for four years now. I'm operating an HTPC based on Windows Media Center for my whole-home solution, with internal PCIe Ceton (cable) and internal PCIe Hauppauge (OTA)...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-22-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9,245
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Posted By DSperber
When I used to have the Motorola DVR's with...

When I used to have the Motorola DVR's with I-Guide software, I never could figure out why the Guide design and re-boot software architecture didn't just restart from the last version of the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
Che's "farewell" on The Daily Show was simply...

Che's "farewell" on The Daily Show was simply awful. The guy is just not funny, and cannot deliver any lines. He's just NOT FUNNY!

Between him and Jost, WU is now truly in the crapper. I...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-18-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
Latest news for the new season... Darrell Hammond...

Latest news for the new season... Darrell Hammond to replace Don Pardo as announcer (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/18/darrell-hammond-replacing-don-pardo_n_5841888.html).
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 737,106
Posted By DSperber
Well, very few people actually have DVHS VCR's...

Well, very few people actually have DVHS VCR's these days (although I still have four of them, though they've gotten near-zero use ever since I went to HTPC for the whole-house). JVC stopped...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-16-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 737,106
Posted By DSperber
I don't have one, so I can't speak firsthand. ...

I don't have one, so I can't speak firsthand.

But throughout Motorola/Arris history the USB and network ports have been non-functional as implemented by US cable systems using the hardware.
...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-12-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,471
Posted By DSperber
I kind of followed the weekly TV ratings in the...

I kind of followed the weekly TV ratings in the LA Times during the season, and it was quite far down at around 3.8 million viewers mostly, which put it below 70 in the weekly ratings. That's...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By DSperber
"Saturday Night Live" 40th season 2014-2015

Starts Sept 27.

Big changes for Weekend Update (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/11/michael-che-snl-weekend-update_n_5798930.html).

Cecily Strong exits, returning to main cast for sketches...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-04-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 737,106
Posted By DSperber
I'm not following what you're describing. ...

I'm not following what you're describing.

Did you use the VCR as input to the HVR-2250 (via composite or S-video plus L/R stereo audio, from VCR to HVR-2250)? This is analog source (from VCR, say...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-03-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 737,106
Posted By DSperber
Well, the HVR-2250 also has analog line inputs...

Well, the HVR-2250 also has analog line inputs (both composite "yellow" and S-video) as well as corresponding L/R-stereo analog audio input. However Windows Media Center doesn't support these,...
Forum: HDTV Recorders   09-03-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 737,106
Posted By DSperber
The HVR-2250 is an OTA/ATS or ClearQAM dual-tuner...

The HVR-2250 is an OTA/ATS or ClearQAM dual-tuner recording device, intended for use with either Hauppauge's WinTV or with MS's Windows Media Center or other TV apps (e.g. BeyondTV), but only when...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   09-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,005
Views: 184,132
Posted By DSperber
Sounds like an HDMI handshake problem during the...

Sounds like an HDMI handshake problem during the instability occurring across all devices when first powering things on.

Assuming you have the DVR connected to the AVR, and the AVR connected to...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   08-28-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18,475
Views: 1,471,663
Posted By DSperber
UVERSE -> Oppo -> Receiver (HDMI 1 out for videos...

UVERSE -> Oppo -> Receiver (HDMI 1 out for videos and HDMI 2 out for SACDs) -> Video Direct mode out to TV

This should give you everything you want and need, and also allow your AVR to be used for...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9,245
Views: 946,774
Posted By DSperber
I would say this is an "introductory rate" for 12...

I would say this is an "introductory rate" for 12 months, not the standard normal rate. Yes?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-26-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9,245
Views: 946,774
Posted By DSperber
The following shows current plans and what new...

The following shows current plans and what new MAXX plans they are automatically transformed into, for the same price. Early on there also may be reduced promotional rates for limited periods,...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,930
Posted By DSperber
Don Pardo has died...

Don Pardo has died (http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-don-pardo-20140819-story.html). He was 96.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4,810
Views: 464,994
Posted By DSperber
I can't guarantee that this will address your...

I can't guarantee that this will address your problem, or that it will actually work to solve your problem when it occurs, but it might.

I had a problem with the Ceton tuners not being returned...
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-16-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,471
Posted By DSperber
Agreed about Tanisha. And Nick is really one...

Agreed about Tanisha.

And Nick is really one of the best and strongest male dancers to be discovered by this show. He's simply terrific.


Allison was MORE than glorious!

All around, this...
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