2003-189200 is referenced by 17 patents.
PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a system by which a television receiver displays a plurality of television programs and a viewer can easily select one of them to view the selected program.SOLUTION: A data processing apparatus of a television receiver receives television program schedule information for a plurality of television programs appearing on a plurality of television channels and stores the information to a memory. A user controller is e.g. a remote controller. A video display generator receives a video control command from the data processing apparatus and program schedule information from the memory, overlays the information on the television programs appearing on the television channels under at least one mode for operations of the television program guide to display part of the program schedule information. The data processing apparatus controls the video display generator with the video control command generated in response to a user control command and tunes the television receiver to the selected television channel.