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Macrovision buy TV Guide Network

December 19, 2008

Macrovision Solutions Corporation, a digital entertainment specialist, has reached an agreement to sell its TV Guide Network property to Allen Shapiro and One Equity Partners for approximately $255 million, plus up to an additional $45 million payable through earn-out provisions through 2012. The transaction, expected to close no later than April 1st, 2009, includes the TV Guide Online ( business.

TV Guide Network is the 19th most distributed network and available in 83 million homes. TV is one of the fastest-growing online entertainment destinations with over 15 million monthly unique visitors.


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