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An interactive television program guide for supporting programming blackouts is provided. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may unschedule the reminding and recording of blacked-out programs that have been scheduled by a user for reminding or recording. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may prevent a user from scheduling blacked-out programs for reminding and recording. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may prevent a user from ordering blacked-out pay-per-view programs. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may provide blackout information in information displays. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may provide replacement media for blacked-out programs.

Title
Electronic program guide with blackout features
Application Number
9/996346
Publication Number
7370343 (B1)
Application Date
November 28, 2001
Publication Date
May 6, 2008
Inventor
Michael D Ellis
Boulder
CO, US
Agent
Ropes & Gray
Brian E Mack
Assignee
United Video Properties
CA, US
IPC
G06F 13/00
G06F 3/00
H04N 5/445
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