[mythtv-users] Sched Direct shows Lost from 9:00-10:11?

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Thu Feb 26 14:12:31 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Jason Weida <jason.m.weida at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hmmm.  Two weeks ago, Lost did not record due to a "Later Showing".  We didn't realize it until after the fact, so I raised the priority of Lost to +5, everything else on my system is at 0.  (I'm HDHR OTA only and don't record a lot, true conflicts are rare).
> No major losses other than having to watch with the annoying "pop ups" a week late, but I'd like to find out a way to always record the first showing.  The main concern, however is the reason for the "conflict" because it happened again this week.  I checked it before it was set to record and I think I see why it did not record two weeks ago...  It appears that the scheduling data shows Lost showing from 9:00-10:11pm.  10:11 PM?  The "conflict" is "Life on Mars" (the show which follows Lost on ABC), SD has it scheduled to start at 10:09 PM, 2 minutes before Lost ends!
> 1. What the hell is up with those times?  Is this a problem with Schedules Direct?  Did anyone else have this?  I have not looked at the raw data from SD, but I thought I'd get some quick feedback on here.
> 2. Shouldn't Myth realize that since they are on the same channel everything is cool and no need to record the later showing?  I guess the overlapping times would be a condition not tested...
> 3. Is there an option somewhere in the recording rule to specify you want to always record the first showing of a show?
> Thanks for any help.
> Jason

This isn't the right place to report problems with schedules direct.
Login to your SD account, then on the lineup you're having a problem
with click on the Report button. They are usually pretty good at
getting back to you quickly.

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