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InvestorsApril 10, 2006

Charter Communications and Gemstar Announce Multi-Service Distribution Agreement

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LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2006--Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR - News) a leading broadband communications company, and Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc. (NASDAQ: GMST - News), a leading media, entertainment and technology company, have entered into a long term multi-service agreement that will include Gemstar-TV Guide's networks, TV Guide Channel, TVG Network and TV Guide Spot, as well as "i-Guide" Interactive Program Guide (IPG).

As part of the agreement, Charter Communications will deploy Gemstar-TV Guide's i-Guide IPG, the cable industry's most widely-deployed Interactive Program Guide, currently available in approximately 14 million homes, in Motorola set-top boxes, and in Scientific Atlanta set-top boxes when i-Guide is available on that platform.

Sue Ann Hamilton, executive vice president of programming for Charter Communications said, "Providing our customers with innovative television guidance and other extensive entertainment content is important to our business and allows us to further differentiate our offerings."

Tonia O'Connor, executive vice president of distribution for Gemstar-TV Guide said, "Our agreement with Charter further reinforces the value of our technology and content as well as Gemstar-TV Guide's role in the ever-expanding world of television. Charter was the first MSO to execute an IPG agreement with our company more than five years ago. The fact that Charter has committed to a continued and expanded relationship with our company demonstrates that we are delivering on our strategy of being the leading provider of video guidance through strong relationships with cable operators."

About Gemstar-TV Guide

Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: GMST - News) is a leading media, entertainment and technology company that develops, licenses, markets and distributes technologies, products and services targeted at the television guidance and home entertainment needs of consumers worldwide. The Company's businesses include: television media and publishing properties; interactive program guide services and products; and technology and intellectual property licensing. Additional information about the Company can be found at

About Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc., a broadband communications company, provides a full range of advanced broadband services to the home, including cable television on an advanced digital video programming platform via Charter Digital(TM), Charter High-Speed(TM) Internet service and Charter Telephone(TM). Charter Business(TM) provides scalable, tailored and cost-effective broadband communications solutions to organizations of all sizes through business-to-business Internet, data networking, video and music services. Advertising sales and production services are sold under the Charter Media® brand. More information about Charter can be found at

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including risks and uncertainties related to the transformation of our TV Guide magazine publishing business; timely availability and market acceptance of products and services incorporating the Company's technologies and content; our investment in new and existing businesses, including TV Guide magazine, TV Guide Spot and TV Guide Mobile; the impact of competitive products, services and pricing; ongoing and potential future litigation; and the other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports, including the most recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, each as it may be amended from time to time. The Company assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Note to Editors: Gemstar, TV Guide, TV Guide Spot and TV Guide Mobile are trademarks or registered trademarks of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. The names of other companies, products and services used herein are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.
Bo Park, 212-852-7589
Eileen Murphy, 212-852-7336
Analysts and Investors:
Rob Carl, 323-817-4600
Charter Communications, Inc.
Anita Lamont, 304-543-2215

Source: Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc.