[mythtv-users] Supporting schedulesdirect.org

Jack McGee jack at greendesk.net
Wed Aug 8 12:06:04 UTC 2007

Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 07:33:29PM -0500, Jack McGee wrote:
>> I send Tribune Media listings for our PEG channels, and they do have 
>> descriptions they pull in of our public domain movies we run.  I've had 
>> them ask me to clarify some sports games we are covering, because 
>> apparently they went to the trouble to double check the info I gave them 
>> with the sports team web page.  I was pretty impressed.  I assume they 
>> get network show descriptions from the networks and plug it in for the 
>> affiliates.
> Conversely, *my* PEG operation tried to get TMS to take our schedules,
> and they weren't interested.

The only way ours got on there was the local Cable Co. requested the 
listings and *paid* for them to be input.  Cost of which I do not know.
I had to do a lot of phone calls to Tribune to get the listings to flow 
to Zap2It and all the other internet listings services that use Tribune.

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