Patent Number: 7,788,697

Title: Digital broadcast receiver apparatus, digital broadcast receiving method and program

Abstract: A digital broadcast receiver apparatus includes: a detection section that detects a receivable digital broadcast wave; a list production section that produces a list by associating pieces of provider information of a plurality of broadcast programs superposed on the digital broadcast wave with identifiers uniquely assigned to the broadcast programs and then sorting the pieces of provider information associated with the identifiers in predetermined order; an addition section that adds, if the identifiers of a currently-produced current list are the same as the identifiers of a previous list that was produced immediately before the current list, detailed information about the pieces of provider information to sub items associated with the identifiers; and a display control section that displays, based on the identifiers, the pieces of provider information of the list and contents of the sub items corresponding to the identifiers on a display screen.

Inventors: Sakai; Yuji (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation

International Classification: H04N 7/173 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018