WeetHet - TiVo - DirecTV Remote control tricks: "OK, so you recorded a show and you want to move through the commercials a bit faster. You could us the fastforward button.
This takes some practice though. There is definitly an easier way to do it ... a little trick what ReplayTV owners have: the 30 seconds skip.
A little remote control trick allows us to 'reprogram' the goto-the-end button:
Start the TiVo and either watch live TV or watch some movie you recorded (Now Playing). The press the following keys o your remote:
Select - Play - Select - 3 - 0 - Select
The button will now perform a 30 seconds skip, each time when you press it."