[mythtv-users] UK Radio Times listings service

Steve Smith st3v3.sm1th at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 08:19:50 UTC 2010

Currently im using several sources in parallel:
Eit in myth
Tv_grab_eit in a script
Bleb listings
Radio times
I get listings for all the freeview channels but none for the cable
only ones :( coz RT doesnt work for me at all.

On 9/27/10, pankaj patel <pvs.patel at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>     As all UK Radio times listing users are aware, the service has not been
> very reliable of late.
> I understand that this has been due to change in the listings provider that
> Radio Times uses.
> My particular issue with the new Radio Times listings service is that it
> does not have any
> episode titles for some programs (mainly childrens programs and programs
> from minor channels).
> This means that some recorded programs at the moment have blank episode
> titles
> which is a nuisance.
>     As a result, I have been looking at alternatives to Radio Times. The one
> that I am considering
> is DigiGuide (from www.DigiGuide.com <http://www.digiguide.com/>). This is a
> paid for listing service and unfortunately Windows
> only. I have managed to get the trial version of DigiGuide to run on my
> backend using wine. I have
> also been able to output the listings in XML format from DigiGuide using
> XMLTV GUI grabber
> (from www.birtles.org.uk/xmltv). The listings from DigiGuide resolves my
> issue with with the
> missing episode titles. My question is - Does anyone else use DigiGuide for
> this purpose ?
> If so, what is your experience of their service. I would also like to hear
> any alternative
> solutions to this problem.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Best regards,
>   Pankaj

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