[mythtv-users] Manually inserting program data

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Apr 5 19:46:36 UTC 2007

On 04/05/2007 02:17 PM, David Petticrew wrote:
> AS some on this group have already reported there is currently a problem 
> with the website that provides the data for UK TV listings. If it is not 
> fixed before the data runs out in roughly a week is there a manual way 
> to enter the programs I want recorded into the mythtv database? OK, I 
> know there is but what I'm looking for is the database format.
> So can anyone tell me the SQL I need to add say
> Prison Break Mon 9th April 07 (name=Channel 5,channum = 5, callsign= 
> FFive) 10pm for 1 hour

Yeah.  You go into the Schedule Recordings section of mythfrontend and 
then create a Manual recording.  It creates the program info for 
you--and no messy SQL/DB danger involved.

Mike (who firmly believes those who mess with the DB are asking for trouble)


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