[mythtv-users] How do you handle double episode metadata in mythvideo?

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 22 13:04:32 UTC 2010

On 22 June 2010 13:15, Doug Vaughan <r.d.vaughan at rogers.com> wrote:
> TIA,
>    The meta data is a reflection of how the source (TVDB in this case)
> structures their meta data. Almost all back to back episodes are represented
> as two separate episodes so you have limited options.
> 1) With a video editor split your recording into two videos and name the
> video files appropriately.
> 2) Rename the video file as if it was only the first episode e.g. "Touching
> Evil.S01E01.Pilot.720p.mkv". After you have scanned it into MythVideo and
> updated the meta data for episode 1, manually edit the episode data to note
> that it is really episode 1 and 2.
> 3) Scan the current file MythVideo and edit the meta data season and episode
> to 1 (one), update the metadata then edit the meta data title and/or
> description to reflect two episodes. The only advantage of this option is
> that you video file name remains accurate to its content.
> Not much else you can do.
> Doug
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Thanks guys.....I was hoping there was a quick (read little effort!!)
fix.  I'll update the metadata manually.

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