I don't know much about Tivo, DVR's, High Definition by 2009, 490 channels of cable. I do know about pop culture and tv series that shed a little bit of light, humanity and humor on our overfed, over worked society.
Then there's Intervention, Mondays on A & E. Check out the NY Times article about the show that talks about Alison - a Boston college student addicted to huffing computer spray.
Now check out Alison as she walks on sunshine, kind of. Don't miss this You Tube video.