[mythtv-users] Tonight's "Lie to me" not recorded

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Dec 1 22:41:18 UTC 2009

On 12/01/2009 05:04 PM, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> Which is why you almost always want "any time" rules.  Note that "timeslot"
>> rules are not designed as a way to deal with old episodes you don't want to
>> record that are aired at other times or for ensuring you only get the newest
>> episodes--for that you should use the "new episodes" or "exclude repeats
>> and/or generic" filters.
> I use the "in this timeslot" rule to get The Daily Show.  The listings
> often seem to have a generic description even when it's a first run
> episode, but it's broadcast something like four times per day and I
> don't want them all.  Sometimes this is the best option.

Yes, but they're not meant for general use.  The Daily Show is a special 
case, where 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/153872#153872 pretty 
much shows you considerations and options for The Daily show--but using 
a signle  timeslot rule for that one limits flexibility.


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