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NEWS: Sky HD reinvents its on-screen programme guide

This is the new look for Sky HD (opens in new tab)'s online electronic programme guide, due to be rolled out this Autumn. Presented in high definition and available to the company's 465,000 Sky HD users, it's packed with new features designed to make it easier to use.

Most noticeable is the small live action screen in the top right corner, which will enable you to continue watching the current programme while browsing the TV guide.

Other new features include 'series stacking', placing all the programmes in a series in one listing and making it simple to find and record every episode.

There's also an upgraded search function, allowing direct entry of a programme name or searching by genre and sub-genre. The recording planner is also being improved, and will look like this:

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Andrew has written about audio and video products for the past 20+ years, and been a consumer journalist for more than 30 years, starting his career on camera magazines. Andrew has contributed to titles including What Hi-Fi?, GramophoneJazzwise and Hi-Fi CriticHi-Fi News & Record Review and Hi-Fi Choice. I’ve also written for a number of non-specialist and overseas magazines.