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Patrick Young, John H Roop, Michael W Faber: Television schedule system. StarSight Telecast, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, October 4, 1994: US05353121 (956 worldwide citation)

A schedule system utilizing a background display. The schedule system provides a background schedule information system in which the background schedule information is displayed over a portion of a television screen in response to activation. A primary television display is displayed on the televisi ...


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Steven M Schein, Sean A O Brien, James Jay Leftwich, Susan Broughton: Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters. StarSight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, December 14, 1999: US06002394 (885 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed ...


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Patrick Young, John H Roop, Allan R Ebright, michael W Faber, David Anderson: User interface for television schedule system. Starsight Telecast, Cooley Godward Castro Huddleson & Tatum, December 26, 1995: US05479268 (792 worldwide citation)

Screen (10) for a user interface of a television schedule system and process consists of an array (24) of irregular cells (26), which vary in length, corresponding to different television program lengths of one half hour to one-and-one half hours or more. The array is arranged as three columns (28) ...


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Patrick Young, John H Roop, Michael W Faber: Background television schedule system. Starsight Telecast, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 2, 1996: US05532754 (624 worldwide citation)

Screen (10) for a user interface of a television schedule system and process consists of an array (24) of irregular cells (26), which vary in length, corresponding to different television program lengths of one half hour to one-and-one half hours or more. The array is arranged as three columns (28) ...


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Brian Lee Klosterman, Steven Schein: Method and system for displaying other information in a TV program guide. StarSight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, August 17, 1999: US05940073 (568 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program schedule guide is provided. The system has areas for displaying program schedule information. In addition, the system also has areas that may be used for advertising programs, products or services. In another embodiment, the system has areas f ...


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Steven M Schein, Sean A O&apos Brien, Brian L Klosterman, Kenneth A Milnes: Interactive computer system for providing television schedule information. Starsight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, May 14, 2002: US06388714 (534 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule and/or listing information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule and/or listin ...


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Brian L Klosterman: Method and apparatus for merging television program schedule information received from multiple television schedule information sources. StarSight Telecast Incorporated, David G Townsend and Townsend and Crew Beck, August 27, 1996: US05550576 (517 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a scheme for merging television schedule information received from multiple sources (26, 28, 30 and 34). In the preferred embodiment, a microprocessor (36) mixes and sorts the schedule information received from multiple source devices (26, 28, 30 or 34). The schedule i ...


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Patrick Young, John H Roop, Allan R Ebright, Michael W Faber, David Anderson: User interface for television schedule system. Starsight Telecast, Cooley Godward Castro Huddleson & Tatum, December 26, 1995: US05479266 (487 worldwide citation)

Screen (10) for a user interface of a television schedule system and process consists of an array (24) of irregular cells (26), which vary in length, corresponding to different television program lengths of one half hour to one-and-one half hours or more. The array is arranged as three columns (28) ...


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Patrick Young, John H Roop, Alan R Ebright, Michael W Faber, David Anderson: User interface for television schedule system. StarSight Telecast, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 15, 1998: US05809204 (466 worldwide citation)

Screen (10) for a user interface of a television schedule system and process consists of an array (24) of irregular cells (26), which vary in length, corresponding to different television program lengths of one half hour to one-and-one half hours or more. The array is arranged as three columns (28) ...


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Steven M Schein, David P Warden, Molly K King, Theresa A Alba, Robert E Russman: Television schedule system and method of operation for multiple program occurrences. Starsight Telecast, Christie Parker & Hale, September 1, 1998: US05801787 (454 worldwide citation)

An improved television guide system. According to one embodiment of the invention, television guide information is provided that includes multiple occurrences of a single show. The guide system of the present invention allows the user to identify a show and, thereafter, identify when the identified ...



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