[mythtv-users] Reliability of HDTV flag in Schedules Direct listings

Scott & Nicole Harris snharris99 at live.com
Thu Nov 24 15:04:38 UTC 2011

>Is anyone else noticing that a lot of programming available in HD is
>not marked as such in the Schedules Direct listing?  When this
>happens, mythtv tends to record the program on a standard def channel.
> This happened again for me today.  I'd scheduled it to record the
>Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which is definitely available in HD,
>but Schedules direct doesn't think so.  Manual intervention on my part
>was required to switch the selected channel.  Is there anything that
>can be done about this?  It seems to be happening a lot.

I don't know for sure, but I can't help but think that is an issue with the 
data GIVEN to SD by the broadcaster, not with the data they are providing. 
By way of comparison, a quick check of the listing at TitanTV does not 
indicate HD either. 

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