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Tv program database

Title: Tv program database.
Abstract: Before a programming guide is created, a unique code is assigned to each TV program that can be identified in the programming guide. Prior to the creation of the programming guide, a viewer selects the unique code corresponding to the TV show that the viewer would like to record whenever that TV show is broadcast. When the programming guide is created, the corresponding unique codes are associated with each TV program in the programming guide. The TV program corresponding to the viewer-selected unique code is then scheduled to be recorded in accordance with the announced broadcast schedule in the programming guide. A recording is made of the TV program corresponding to the viewer-selected unique code as the TV program is broadcast in accordance with the announced broadcast schedule in the programming guide. ... Browse recent Microsoft Corporation patents
USPTO Applicaton #: #20120288260
Inventors: Peter J. Potrebic, Thomas H. Taylor

The Patent Description & Claims data below is from USPTO Patent Application 20120288260, Tv program database.

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