If you used epg importer the picture will stay on.
For crossepg if you only have one tuner and viewing a sat channel the picture normally goes black as it uses the tuner but if you have 2 sat feeds or watching via iptv or another source the picture will stay on.
im in timeshift and it says
enable auto record -no
im sure that in recording settings were default movie location media/hdd
timer recording location-media/hdd
instant recordind locatio media/hdd