[mythtv-users] Zap2It having incorrect listings

James L. Paul james at mauiguru.com
Mon Sep 27 13:40:40 EDT 2004

On Sunday 26 September 2004 18:02, Alan Brumley wrote:
> Is anybody else seeing this?
> Lately, I've (actually my Wife) has been noticing that Myth is occasionally
> recording the wrong programs.  As an example, tonight it thought it was
> going to get What not to wear, and it wound up getting "Eye of the
> hurricane"  My guide shows that it's supposed to be WNTW, but if you go to
> the zap2it page, they have updated to the correct show.

I don't see that happen often. If it's a frequent problem, I suggest 
scheduling your daily mythfilldatabase update to happen at an appropriate 
time of day to be most likely to catch the updates.

> I'm sure this was a last minute sub from the network, but is there a way to
> make sure Myth catches these?  Tivo had the updated guide.
> Should I setup a script to dump all guide data when it's about to get an
> update?

mythfilldatabase should update the changes, as long as they exist at the time 
of the update. You shouldn't need to dump any guide data.

> If it matters, I'm on Time Warner (non Digital) in Austin.
> How is everybody else handling this?

I'm mostly just living with it. I have some channels for which the guide is 
often offset by 1 or 3 hours, as if in the wrong timezone. If there's a show 
I want on one of those channels, I just set it to record whatever show is in 
the offset timeslot.

The funniest examples of wrong listings is the TV Guide channel, here it's off 
by 3 hours. The content that channel shows in the top half of the screen is 3 
hours behind the schedule they show in the bottom half of the screen. :)

> Thanks for any suggestions,
> Alan

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