/// Tim Tebow Will Not Win Any Acting Awards for This TiVo Ad

December 6, 2012  |  Media Week

It looks like New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow is finally getting a starring role. Unfortunately for him, it won't be on the field against the Jaguars this Sunday. It's in this new ad for TiVo. The company announced in two videos last month that Tebow would be its new brand ambassador—and not just because his name sounds almost identical to its own. “He is a highly Googled, highly buzzed-about, talked-about athlete as there is in the world,” CEO Tom Rogers told Bloomberg. “We're going to make much better use of him, than the Jets have this season.” Well, have they? The new spot opens with Tebow lounging in a spare living room with two children explaining that they just got a TiVo. “Mom did a TiVo search on you … Now, whenever you're on a show, any show, it gets recorded,” says the sister. “And then, she watches you in sloooow-mo,” chimes in the shaggy headed little brother. “My dad is not your biggest fan right now,” says the girl. “I can't see why,” Tebow replies with a smile. “TiVo makes TV about a thousand times better” he says in the closing voiceover. If this whole football thing doesn't work out, he won't have acting to fall back on either.

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Tim Tebow Will Not Win Any Acting Awards for This TiVo Ad

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