TVGuide.com Launches Online 'DVR' Bookmarks
Feature Lets Users Track Shows Provides Links To Episodes
Todd Spangler -- , 11/11/2009 1:35:29 PM
TVGuide.com has added a "DVR" feature that lets users to pick their favorite TV shows and watch episodes online if they're available.
The site doesn't host TV episodes itself, but provides access to content through partners, including Hulu. For TV shows that are not made available for free, TVGuide.com links to Amazon.com's download-to-own service.
The "My TVGuide.com DVR" provides personalization features for TVGuide.com's popular Online Video Guide, launched in 2007, which indexes more than 700,000 TV episodes, music videos, movies and Web-only video content. The feature also notifies users if there are new episodes of their favorite shows to watch.
TVGuide.com is part of TV Guide Networks LLC, which is owned by Lionsgate, JPMorgan Chase's private equity arm and TV producer Allen Shapiro.
The Web site reaches 21 million unique users per month, according to the company.