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Rovi's Technologies for a Simplified Entertainment Experience Showcased at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2009

Company Release - 10/28/2009 8:30 AM ET

DENVER, Oct. 28, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the Society of Cable Technology and Engineering (SCTE) Cable-Tec Expo 2009 this week, Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI), in booth #16073, will showcase its suite of solutions for service providers, which are designed to simplify and enhance consumer discovery of new entertainment content.

Earlier this week, the company unveiled its roadmap for the Passport Guide, http://www.rovicorp.com/company/newscenter/pressreleases/1434_12875.htm with planned features that would provide consumers more options to access content from their service provider. In conjunction with these new features, Rovi also unveiled plans for a Remote Record capability for both Passport Guide and i-Guide. The Remote Record application would allow service operators to offer consumers the ability to set recordings on a digital video recorder (DVR) from any device that can connect to the internet and open a web browser. The solution includes a guide set top box (STB) application, hosted communications infrastructure and web-based listings application.

While at the Cable-Tec Expo, Rovi will also demonstrate the latest versions of the Passport Guide, i-Guide, a new design for the Passport Guide tru2way, interactive advertising and entertainment data solutions. The company will showcase the flexibility of its Passport Guide platform to integrate interactive applications on EBIF by demonstrating FourthWall Media's (formerly Biap) applications and TV Widgets.

For more information on Rovi's technology solutions showcased this week at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, go to www.rovicorp.com or contact Linda Quach, linda.quach@rovicorp.com.

About Rovi Corporation

Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable consumers to intuitively connect to new entertainment from many sources and locations. The company also provides extensive entertainment discovery solutions for television, movies, music and photos to its customers in the consumer electronics, cable and satellite, entertainment and online distribution markets. These solutions, complemented by industry leading entertainment data, create the connections between people and technology, and enable them to discover and manage entertainment in an enjoyable form.

Rovi holds over 4,200 issued or pending patents worldwide and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. More information about Rovi can be found at www.rovicorp.com.

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Forward-Looking Statements

All statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact, including statements that use the words "will" or "is expected to," or similar words that describe the Company's or its management's future plans, objectives, or goals, are "forward-looking statements" and are made pursuant to the Safe-Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results and/or from any future results or outcomes expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors are further addressed in the Company's most recent report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2009 and such other documents as are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission from time to time (available at www.sec.gov). The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release, except as required by law.

CONTACT:  Text 100 Public Relations
          Starlayne Meza
          415.593.8431
          starm@text100.com

          Rovi Corporation
          Linda Quach
          408.562.8504
          linda.quach@rovicorp.com