The introduction of Large Scale Integration (LSI) into color television receivers requires the design engineer to make greater use of the computer to ensure that the highest yield is achieved (the larger the number of devices in an array the lower the yield). The computer is to be considered only as another tool and not a source of magic answers. The use of both linear and nonlinear programs (e.g. INAP, INREAL, KENSEN, CORNAP, SCEPTRE, CIRCUS and ECAP) are discussed. A new approach to the design of a 44 mHz IF will be outlined. This approach points the way toward single chip design.