Patent Number: 7,787,061

Title: Receiving apparatus

Abstract: When, for any channel registered in a channel table, a detecting means detects that no program is being broadcast, a broadcast suspension setting means turns on a flag associated with that channel that indicates broadcast suspension. Also, a tuning reception prohibiting means prohibits a tuning receiving means from receiving tuning of a channel whose associated flag that indicates broadcast suspension is turned on.

Inventors: Kurose; Takahiro (Daito, JP), Takagi; Toshihiro (Daito, JP)

Assignee: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H04N 5/50 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018