[mythtv] Commercial replacement instead of skipping

Joshua Thompson funaho at jurai.org
Tue Feb 27 20:57:17 UTC 2007

On 2/27/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> Commercial flagging does not work in real time. Given the nature of
> it, I can't imagine it ever will. The simple work-around to this
> problem is to watch LiveTV delayed for about 15-20 (or more depending
> on the length of your show) minutes so the commflag can do its thing
> and you'll miss the commercials that way.

As a rule of thumb you need to be behind by 8 minutes for every 30 minutes
of air time in order to avoid all the commercials, at least in the US. It's
not an exact science of course but it works well for me.
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