This news should accelerate the Tivo deathwatch. Huge. Now I can get all my tv shows on my PC, no Tivo needed (wish I was more than 1 year into my 3 year pre-paid subscription)!
Windows 7 will support end user addition of CableCard tuners (not just OEMs)! Huge, and eat your heart out Snow Leopard. This is much more exciting than anything that came out of Cupertino yesterday.
Microsoft Press Release