[mythtv-users] Scheduling and NFL games

TJ Harris tjharris at weaselworkz.com
Thu Sep 16 20:10:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:17 AM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 11:24 AM, TJ Harris <tjharris at weaselworkz.com>
> wrote:
>> Now that we're back in the NFL season, I remember why I have four
>> tuners.   Unfortunately, due to some existing recording schedules
>> (Golf & US Open Tennis) and the "End Late" 60 minutes to avoid missing
>> game endings and overtime,  my four tuners were not enough and I
>> missed the one game I was most interested in.
>> So, I'm wondering what solutions others have come up with to handle
>> this.   What I'm looking for is:
>> Record ANY "NFL Football" on any channel at any time, End 60 minutes
>> late - unless there is another NFL Football recording immediately
>> after the first (i.e. don't record the same channel simultaneously).
> I've used the "Add extra time to this category" feature of Myth with some
> success to add 60 minutes to the end of "Sporting Events".  Of course, this
> requires that the guide data classifies it as such.

Does that just add extra time to all recordings, or is it intelligent
about overlapping programs?

My current recording schedule is pretty simple -- a single "record any
NFL Football", which has 60 minutes extra time on it.   So, making
sure the recording is extended is not a problem.

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