05629733 is referenced by 487 patents and cites 9 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 receives video control commands from the data processor and program schedule information from the memory and displays a portion of the program schedule information in overlaying relationship with a television program appearing on a television channel in at least one mode of operation of the television programming guide. The data processor controls the video display generator with video control commands, issued in response to the user control commands, to display program schedule information for any chosen one of the plurality of television programs in overlaying relationship with at least one television program then appearing on any chosen one of the plurality of channels on the television receiver.

Title
Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with display and search of program listings by title
Application Number
8/346603
Publication Number
5629733
Application Date
November 29, 1994
Publication Date
May 13, 1997
Inventor
Marney Morris
Palo Alto
CA, US
Roger Youman
Wayne
PA, US
Agent
Weil Gotshal & Manges
Assignee
Telecommunications of Colorado
CO, US
News America Publications
NY, US
IPC
H04N 7/173
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