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  • TVG Deal Opens NJSEA to TrackNet

    A deal struck between TVG and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority extends the network's previous agreement for rights to signals from Monmouth Park and Meadowlands, but allows the NJSEA to separately negotiate with entities affiliated with TrackNet Media Group.

  • TVG Parent Explores Options, Including Sale

    Gemstar-TV Guide, which owns TVG, the account wagering service and horse racing network and publishes TV Guide magazine, said July 9 it had hired investment bankers to explore strategic alternatives, including the sale of the company.

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    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- One of the interesting things about Thoroughbred racing is the penchant so many people have of knocking something into oblivion, and later complaining about the fact it's gone. Take TVG, for example.

  • TVG Promotes COO O'Hara to President

    Ryan O'Hara, the recently appointed chief operating officer of TV Games Network, has been promoted to president, parent company Gemstar-TV Guide announced Thursday.

  • TVG to Remain on DISH Network

    TV Games Network will continue to be distributed on the DISH Network after an agreement was reached on a four-year patent dispute between their parent companies.

  • Youbet, TVG End Proxy and Warrant Dispute

    Youbet.com has agreed to pay TV Games Network $725,000 and withdraw its proposed staggered board and supermajority voting proxy material in exchange for TVG dropping all pending litigation and related arbitration.

  • Ryan O'Hara Named COO of TVG

    Gemstar-TV Guide International announced it has named Ryan O'Hara chief operating officer of its TVG Network.

  • TVG to Gain Wider Exposure Through Comcast Deal

    Wider distribution of TV Games Network through the nation's largest cable provider, Comcast, highlights a new joint venture between the cable company and TVG's parent company, Gemstar-TV Guide.

  • TVG Wins Court Ruling Against Youbet

    To comply with a court order handed down Thursday, Youbet.com will delay its annual shareholders meeting so it can provide information on the ramifications of a majority buyout by Gemstar Inc., parent company of Television Games Network.

  • TVG Sues Youbet to Protect Voting Interest

    TV Games Network, a shareholder in Youbet.com with an option to buy a majority interest in the company, has filed a lawsuit against Youbet for proposed changes to voting and term limits for its board of directors.

  • Former Officers of TVG Parent Charged by SEC

    Henry Yuen, the former chairman and CEO of Gemstar-TV Guide International, parent company of the Television Games Network (TVG), has been charged in a civil lawsuit by the Securities and Exchange Commission with securities fraud, lying to auditors, and falsifying the company's books.

  • Gemstar Reports Net Loss; TVG Revenue on Rise

    Gemstar-TV Guide International reported a net loss of $6.23 billion, mainly from write-downs for goodwill, for fiscal year 2002. Meanwhile, the company's interactive platform sector, which includes the TV Games Network, posted revenue gains.

  • Gemstar CEO Resigns; to Focus on International Development

    Henry Yuen has resigned as chief executive officer of Gemstar-TV Guide International and will be replaced by Jeff Shell, the company announced Oct. 8. Gemstar-TV Guide is the parent company of the TV Games Network.

  • Gemstar Says It Received Notice of Delisting

    California-based Gemstar said it received notice from Nasdaq that it faces delisting because it hadn't filed its most recent quarterly report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Reuters news service reported.

  • Gemstar Stock Crashes 39%

    Gemstar-TV Guide International, the parent company of the TV Games Network, lost 39% of its value Monday in a frenzy of selling. Investors reacted to a ruling June 21 that Gemstar's patents for an interactive television program guide have not been infringed by competing products.

  • Stock Plunges for TVG's Parent Company

    Gemstar-TV Guide stock plummeted Tuesday morning on the heels of poor fourth quarter and year-end results. As of 3 p.m., the parent company of the TV Games horse racing network was down $4.21 to $17.52, a drop of 19.4%.

  • TVG's Parent Company Reports Greater Third Quarter Losses

    The TV Games Network's parent company reported a 13.5% increase in net loss for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. The increase in losses was attributed to charges related to the merger between Gemstar and TV Guide in July 2000 and to higher operating expenses.

  • TVG Targeted for Two More States

    A deal between TV Games Network's parent company and Comcast, the nation's third leading cable operator, will put the horse racing network in two more states before September.

  • TVG to Benefit From Corporate Merger

    The stock price of TV Guide Inc., the parent firm of TVG, rose 27.3% Wednesday after the announcement that the company's acquisition by Gemstar International Group Ltd. had been completed.