updated 3/1/2011 8:46:49 AM ET 2011-03-01T13:46:49

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- To fulfill consumers' desire for information and content, Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today launched www.AllRovi.com , creating a unique experience for entertainment enthusiasts. Using proprietary Rovi technology, including advanced search and recommendation functionality, AllRovi brings one of the largest libraries of music and movie information to the Web – making it easy to find details on favorite artists, actors and films, and discover new music and movies based on mood, genre, chronology, favorites and more. Now in open beta, users will find a visually engaging, interactive way to experience entertainment at www.AllRovi.com .

AllRovi has been designed to offer an original experience based on a rich collection of film and music data that goes back more than 50 years and covers more than three million TV programs, two million album releases, 27 million music tracks and 500,000 movies. By registering for AllRovi, entertainment enthusiasts are able to create a personalized profile. As they explore the site, registered users may receive customized recommendations based on their activity, find favorites, review ratings and make new discoveries based on the entertainment they already enjoy.

Additional features include the ability to:

  • Read unique editorial content including blogs, showcased albums and movies, and reviews from seasoned entertainment specialists;
  • Access music samples, music videos and movie trailers;
  • Find out the best sellers, what's "hot" based on trends in user activity; and,
  • Purchase content directly through iTunes and Amazon.com.

In addition, Rovi announced that it has acquired SideReel.com, a popular TV website with content on 24,000 shows and 530,000 episodes and the ability to connect consumers to TV content available on the web. With SideReel, Rovi expands its online presence from movies, music, games and books to TV content, rounding out the company's ability to deliver a full entertainment discovery experience for consumers on the web.

"We launched AllRovi to give consumers an immersive entertainment experience – where they can find significant amounts of information, related art, reviews – everything about the films and music they love," said Dave Jordan, vice president of marketing, Rovi. "By adding the SideReel.com website to our online portfolio, we believe Rovi can be the go-to source for finding and enjoying online content."

Today's consumer can find Rovi technology and data on televisions, mobile devices, media players, infotainment centers and the Internet. AllRovi is yet another way that Rovi is connecting consumers to the entertainment content they crave. For more information, visit www.AllRovi.com .   

Consumers can continue to access SideReel at www.sidereel.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 nearly 5,000 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 http://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-K for the period ended December 31, 2010 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:  Linda Quach
          Rovi Corporation
          408 562 8504
          linda.quach@rovicorp.com

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