[mythtv-users] Blockbuster Online

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jan 18 17:43:00 UTC 2007

On Jan 18, 2007, at 9:35 AM, Adam Anderson wrote:

> I searched and didn't find much in the archives, about a myth  
> blockbuster
> online plug-in, except that the main drawback is no RSS feeds.  I am
> guessing they are talking about RSS feeds for your own queue, because
> blockbuster does have RSS feeds for things like "top 100" rented  
> movies and
> things like that.  I did see this is called "mythbuster" in the  
> feature
> request section of the wiki.  Blockbuster just re did there site  
> about 2-3
> months ago, so maybe things have changed.
> Ok on to my point, it appears someone made a similar app for the tivo
> modding community, which can do blockbuster and netflix.  FYI I  
> haven't used
> it so don't know if it works.  After a few minutes of looking  
> around it
> looks like it is a plugin for a program called Galleon, which looks  
> like it
> runs on a PC and the tivo can connect to it.  So the plugin from  
> what I can
> tell is written in java and the source is available on  
> sourceforge.  Does it
> look like this can be used?

If you're interested in supporting the Blockbuster feeds, you can  
probably just put those URLs into MythNetFlix. Probably wouldn't even  
take much tweaking in that code to get it to do exactly what you need.

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