06266814 is referenced by 161 patents and cites 80 patents.

Interactive program guide systems and related processes are provided which can automatically tune a television, or program a VCR, based on program selections made from program schedule information displayed on a television or other suitable video monitor. The interactive program guide is preferably implemented using a microprocessor-controlled set-top box that is coupled to the viewer's television set. The set-top box receives program schedule information and software from a headend telecasting center. Preferably, program schedule information for the current day and at least six subsequent days is stored in a memory within the set-top box. The interactive program guide provides a display mode for allowing the viewer to apply a restrictive search selection criterion and a nonrestrictive sort attribute to the program schedule information.

Title
Methods and systems for presenting program schedule information corresponding to a day selection
Application Number
9/189332
Publication Number
6266814 (B1)
Application Date
November 9, 1998
Publication Date
July 24, 2001
Inventor
Connie T Marshall
Muskogee
OK, US
Jerry D Henshaw
Tulsa
OK, US
Donald W Allison
Tulsa
OK, US
Thomas R Lemmons
Coweta
OK, US
Agent
Fish & Neave
US
Agent
Matthew T Byrne
US
Assignee
United Video Properties
OK, US
IPC
G06F 3/00
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