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15 August 2014
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Electronic programme guides (EPG)

An Electronic Programme Guide or EPG is just like a TV listings magazine only online or on a TV service like Freeview, satellite or cable. It lets you find out what's on later or search for programmes you'd like to watch.

EPG's are free and let you set reminders so you don't miss your favourite shows. Some let you mark programmes so they are recorded for you automatically. A great feature is that you can search for shows by name, time of day or type of programme like nature, comedy or news. Like a TV listings magazine they also provide extra information about each programme like plot summaries and cast lists.




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