Electronic television program guide schedule system and method

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United States of America Patent

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7398541

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20030115599A1

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10346266

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Systems and methods are provided for displaying promotional information on a display on which program listings information is displayed. In some embodiments, the promotional information and the program listings information may be displayed simultaneously with video for a given television channel. In some embodiments, the program listings information may be program listings information for the given television channel. In some embodiments, the program listings information may be program listings information for channels other than the given television channel. In some embodiments, the promotional information may contain text. In some embodiments, the promotional information may contain graphics. Systems and methods are also provided for displaying for a user video that is accompanied by audio on a display on which program listings are displayed.

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UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC.TULSA, OK31

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Backer, George Littleton, CO 11 980
Bennington, Gerald E Boulder, CO 9 460
Cooper, Bill Littleton, CO 12 982
Davis, Bruce Tualatin, OR 57 6955
Green, Shawn Littleton, CO 13 982
Morris, Michael Downington, PA 74 2299
Rogers, Rosetta Parker, CO 10 902
Spell, David San Diego, CA 4 274

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