[mythtv-users] MythmetadataLookup again

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 05:53:29 UTC 2011

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Joakim Nylén <joakim at tvzon.se> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Sorry for the late answer (wasn't subscribed to MythTV mailing-list
> somehow).
> Regarding the TV4 data:
> Yes the season is way off, and I have tried to get the right one.
> The only data I get regarding episodeinfo is episode and of how many
> episodes and year.
> So it's hard to get season of that. One way though is to get by airdate,
> via http://thetvdb.com/wiki/index.php/API:GetEpisodeByAirDate
> But the problem there is we don't get the month and day.
> This is also the problem of the channel Kanal Global as they use TV4 as
> their schedule provider.
> Note though that Im fixing an api for my site. And I hope to get an year
> search for the series.
> And, Stefan, I have fixed a new feature for the SVT channels. You can now
> get the right season, actors and such for the american series (Homeland,
> Boardwalk Empire and such).
> Happy channel surfing!
> Regards,
> Joakim

I think a problem here is that the US are used good to good data, and
the software is written for good data.

Much of the rest of the world is stuck with bad data, sometimes
including no subtitle data at all.

I have 8 episodes of the Borgias recorded, four only have subtitle info. (NZ).

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