0806112-A1 is referenced by 11 patents.
An electronic program schedule system which includes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores in a memory television program schedule information for a plurality of television programs to appear on the plurality of television channels. A user control apparatus, such as a remote controller, is utilized by a viewer to choose user control commands and transmit signals in response to the data processor which receives the signals in response to user control commands. A television receiver is used to display the television programs and television program schedule information.; A video display generator is adapted to receive video control commands from said data processor for generating and displaying a plurality of television program titles on said television receiver, said plurality of television programs displayed alphabetically by title. A selection means is provided for allowing to select a title for display on said television receiver by selecting the n characters of said title.