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1. (WO2018182803) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CREATING A VIRTUAL CHANNEL FOR BINGE WATCHING

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/182803    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/064758
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Dec 06 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04N 21/2668
H04N 21/258
H04N 21/262
Applicants: ROVI GUIDES, INC.
Inventors: THOMAS, William, L.
SCHMIDT, Margret, B.
LISTON, Alexander, W.
LOGAN, Jonathan, A.
DALBEC, Gabriel, C.
BURNS, Mathew, C.
GUPTA, Ajay, Kumar
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CREATING A VIRTUAL CHANNEL FOR BINGE WATCHING
Abstract:
Systems and methods are described herein such that, a media guidance application presents, in an interactive program guide, a virtual content source for binge watching a program series. The media guidance application may determine a program series a user is currently watching. The media guidance application may determine the number of episodes the user watches in one session. The media guidance application may predict the next episodes of the program series the user may want to watch and present them using a virtual content source.