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TV Guide Online Launches Online Video Guide Widget

Syndicated Product Enables Any Website to Add Customized Video Search and Feeds

Company Release - 6/6/2008 8:00 AM ET


TV Guide Online, part of Macrovision Solutions (NASDAQ:MVSN), announced today the launch of its Online Video Guide widget, which enables partners and consumers to add customized video search and continuously-updated video feeds to any website. The syndicated widget is an extension of's Online Video Guide (, a video search engine that allows users to discover and watch the latest TV, music, celebrity and news videos.

"The Online Video Guide widget embeds easily into websites and provides users with instant access to hundreds of thousands of television, celebrity, movie, news and music videos from top websites," said Paul Greenberg, executive vice president and general manager of TV Guide Online. "Whether consumers are looking for the latest full episode of Lost or the latest Rihanna video, this widget is a fast and easy way to find it." in the past year has become one of the fastest-growing, most innovative entertainment destinations online, fueled by new products, expanded editorial coverage, and a flexible syndication platform. May unique users were 12.1 million (a 58 percent annual increase), including 640,000 monthly unique users of its Online Video Guide (a 205 percent annual increase). The site's category-leading engagement metrics (over 9 minutes per person, 4.6 sessions per person and 14 web pages per person) continue to expand the relationships with the site's core advertisers and attract new sponsorships in a broader set of categories.

The widget has already been adopted by partner sites such as and, part of the b5media blog network.

"Readers come to our communities to stay on top of all the latest news about their favorite shows. Our niche communities, like, now have all the latest videos thanks to the Online Video Guide widget from," said Arieanna Schweber, entertainment channel editor for b5media.

For more on the Online Video Guide Widget, go to

About TV Guide Online (, which offers the most comprehensive and engaging way for fans to find, experience and share the latest entertainment news, content and video, is the flagship site of the TV Guide Online network of sites. The network, which includes,,,,,, and totals over 13 million unique users.

About Macrovision Solutions Corporation

Macrovision Solutions enables the digital home entertainment experience by allowing businesses to protect, enhance and distribute digital goods to consumers across multiple channels. The Macrovision Solutions technologies are deployed by companies in the entertainment, consumer electronics, cable and satellite, and online distribution markets to solve industry-specific challenges and bring greater value to their customers. The result of deploying Macrovision's solutions is a simple end user experience to discover, acquire, manage and enjoy digital content. Today, the company provides connected middleware, metadata on music, games, movies and television programming, media recognition, interactive programming guides as well as operating entertainment portals and and copyright protection. Macrovision Solutions holds over 3500 issued or pending patents and patent applications worldwide. Macrovision Solutions is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with approximately 13 offices across the United States and around the world. More information about Macrovision Solutions can be found at

Source: Macrovision Solutions Corporation

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