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Edward B Knudson, David M Rudnick, Michael D Ellis, Daniel C Hagenbuch, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Steven J Reynolds: Program guide system with real-time data sources. United Video Properties, Richard M Feustel Jr, Evelyn C Mak, Fish & Neave, March 18, 2003: US06536041 (323 worldwide citation)

A program guide system is provided in which an interactive television program guide that is implemented at least partially on user television equipment receives program listings data and real-time data such as sports scores, news data, and the like. The real-time data may be stored in a database mai ...


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Steven J Reynolds, Elizabeth Fontana Fitzwilson, Michael D Ellis, Franklin E Boyer: Program guide with selectable advertisements and pseudo-ads. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, September 28, 2004: US06799327 (218 worldwide citation)

Television program guides are equipped with advertisements and “pseudo-ads.” Pseudo-ads generally include non-advertising subject matter such as games, weather information, celebrity interviews, etc. Pseudo-ads are mixed in with regular advertisements as they are displayed. In one embodiment of the ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Connie T Marshall, Thomas R Lemmons, Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Kenneth F Carpenter Jr, William L Thomas, W Benjamin Herrington, Steven C Williamson, Michael D Ellis, Donald W Allison: Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements. United Video Properties, Alexander Shvarts, Fish & Neave, May 13, 2003: US06564379 (184 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed in program listings display regions on program guide screens. The program listings display regions may be browse displays or flip displays. The program guide screens contain video for the current channel to ...


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Steven J Reynolds, David M Rudnick, Joel G Hassell, Michael D Ellis: Program guide system with video window browsing. United Video Properties, Alexander Shvarts, Fish & Neave, May 13, 2003: US06563515 (183 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a viewer may direct a television to simultaneously display a selected television program, a program guide display, and a program guide video window. A viewer may use the program guide video window to browse video of programs shown o ...


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Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Michael D Ellis: Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, May 25, 2004: US06742183 (137 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows control of the presentation of advertisements that are associated with television networks, channels, and programs, and enables a single broadcasting of each advertisement associated with a network to be made to numerous television systems in parallel. The presentation o ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Connie T Marshall, Thomas R Lemmons, Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Kenneth F Carpenter Jr, William L Thomas, W Benjamin Herrington, Steven C Williamson, Michael D Ellis, Donald W Allison: Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Grey, Andrew Van Court, Hong S Lin, May 2, 2006: US07039935 (123 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed in program listings display regions on program guide screens. The program listings display regions may be browse displays or flip displays. The program guide screens contain video for the current channel to ...


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Steven J Reynolds, David M Berezowski, Robert A Knee, Michael D Ellis, Joshua A Rosenthol, William Hein: Interactive television program guide with passive content. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray, August 23, 2005: US06934963 (83 worldwide citation)

A hybrid passive-interactive program guide is generated by combining the features of an interactive program guide with the passive video portion of a passive program guide. The interactive guide may replace passive listings with interactive listings, replace passive features with interactive feature ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Connie T Marshall, Thomas R Lemmons, Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Kenneth F Carpenter Jr, William L Thomas, W Benjamin Herrington, Steven C Williamson, Michael D Ellis, Donald W Allison: Program guide system with advertisements. United Video Properties, Ropes & Gray, October 23, 2007: US07287267 (58 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed on program guide screens. Banner advertisements may be displayed above and below program listings. Panel advertisements may be provided adjacent to program listings. The advertisements may contain video. The ...


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Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Michael D Ellis: Systems and methods for advertising television networks, channels, and programs. United Video Properties, Ropes & Gray, March 10, 2009: US07503055 (53 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows control of the presentation of advertisements that are associated with television networks, channels, and programs, and enables a single broadcasting of each advertisement associated with a network to be made to numerous television systems in parallel. The presentation o ...


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Edward B Knudson, David M Rudnick, Michael D Ellis, Daniel C Hagenbuch, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Steven J Reynolds: Program guide system with real-time data sources. United Video Properties, Ropes & Gray, June 10, 2008: US07386871 (49 worldwide citation)

A program guide system is provided in which an interactive television program guide that is implemented at least partially on user television equipment receives program listings data and real-time data such as sports scores, news data, and the like. The real-time data may be stored in a database mai ...



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