[mythtv] Commercial replacement instead of skipping

Hal Lightwood hal at lightwood.ca
Tue Feb 27 21:03:14 UTC 2007

I don't want to avoid the commercials exactly, I want it to play different
commercials from my own video collection.  Ie...  commflag detects a
commercial, show episodes of Robot Chicken (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot_Chicken ) until the show resumes.

On 2/27/07, Joshua Thompson <funaho at jurai.org> wrote:
> 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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