[mythtv-users] Zap2It - isn't this a two part problem?

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Thu Jun 28 20:51:30 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 04:45:24PM -0400, Chris Ribe wrote:
>      There's a station in North Florida that appears to be an ABC/CW
>      dual-affil... which is the first time I've seen a dual with a major.
>    We aren't a dual affiliate per se. We broadcast two "channels" on
>    our digital transmitter and the cable co. carries us as 2 distinct
>    channels. We don't do an NTSC broadcast of the CW.

Ah.  I *thought* that might be what was going on from the Titan logs,
but the fact that your website's CW logo is up top and the ABC logo
buried down the side muddied the water.

>    The CBS affiliate in our market does basically the same thing with
>    MyTV on a digital subchannel - although I think they may also do an
>    NTSC broadcast of MyTV.


>    Anyhow, the amorphousness Jay was referring has to do with the fact
>    that we don't have the listings information that we are looking
>    for as MythTV users. All we have is a program schedule - episode
>    information never touches the inside of the station.

Indeed; they're leveraging Titan to do that.  Titan is a division of
DecisionMark; I'm not sure how they get their data.

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