TVGuide.com Updates Search Engine

TVGuide.com today announced they were launching a new video search engine tied into their editorial content. This search engine is powered by Fast Search & Transfer, a provider of search software and solutions.

TVGuide.com’s new search engine, said parent company Gemstar-TV Guide International, integrates video and other content from Fox; FX; HBO, MTV Networks including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo and Comedy Central; Showtime Networks; Discovery Networks, including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Travel Channel, Discovery Health Channel and Fit TV; TV Guide Channel and National Geographic Channel. It will appear along with TV Guide’s database of listings, photos, show and episode descriptions, news, reviews, ratings, celebrity information, podcasts, TV Guide magazine covers, and other information.

“As the definitive consumer brand for everything about television, TV Guide has created a uniquely powerful search experience supported by our unmatched database of television content, and supplemented by video content from some of the leading cable and broadcast networks,” said Rich Cusick, senior vice president and general manager of Gemstar-TV Guide Digital Media, in a statement. “TV Guide.com already offers the deepest, highest quality television information, listings, news and reviews. With the launch of this product, TV Guide.com has been transformed into a state-of-the-art Web destination for integrated video and editorial content.”

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