[mythtv-users] Commercial Flagging, what are the best settings?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Dec 13 13:51:13 EST 2005

Kim Wall wrote:
> Beny Spensieri Jr wrote:
>> Any advise on what combination of settings will
>> produce the most accurate commercial detection?
> This seems to be extremely regional.  I believe the current algorithms 
> produce good results in the US, but here in the UK they're almost 
> useless for most channels (I only consistently get usable results on 
> Channel5 afternoon movies).
> I assume from your email address that you're in Canada... maybe 
> someone else can provide some hints as to what works best over there.

Up hear in the near North (aka Canada), ALL works well for me. It does 
depend on the show/channel though. I'd say it's right about 80% of the 
time, if not more, but I have no statistical evidence to back that up. 
The show that ALWAYS works 100% for me is WSOP, for some reason.


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