Thank you for posting your question on Just Answer! I will be happy to help you with this problem. Can you please give us some more information so I can better answer your questions.
-How exactly do you have the DVD hooked to the tv?
Please give me this information and I will be happy to assist you further.
Still waiting for an answer regarding the pause button not working while I'm taping a program (so I can delete commercials as I'm watching and taping).