[mythtv-users] Oplympics on Channel NINE Australia

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 28 20:56:14 UTC 2012

On 28 July 2012 16:15, Mike Perkins <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk> wrote:
> On 28/07/12 11:36, Matthew Hubbard wrote:
>> On 28 July 2012 17:25, Igor Cicimov <icicimov at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> I'm trying to set a Power search rule for the Olympics on Channel 9
>>> (Australia) like this:
>>> channel.callsign = 'NINE DIGITAL' AND program.title = 'London 2012
>>> Olympic
>>> Games' AND program.subtitle NOT LIKE '%Shooting%' AND program.subtitle
>>> NOT
>>> LIKE '%Archery%'
>>> Is this going to work and record only the events I want and skip the ones
>>> I
>>> don't want as given in the query above? I'm using Shepherd for my program
>>> guide and not sure if the program subtitle is even relevant here.
>>> Wonder what kind of recording rule(s) have others using Shepherd set for
>>> the
>>> games?
>> I'm in Melbourne using shepherd guide data. My guide data is just
>> generic 4 hour blocks listing all the sports that might be shown in
>> between the swimming heats. Program Subtitles are just Day 1, Day 2
>> etc.
>> I don't think your power searches will be successful given the quality
>> of the guide data we have available.
>> I've got a non-Olympic power search for cycling that has scheduled
>> about 20 hours of recordings but I'll be surprised if I actually get
>> much cycling. I suppose that's what the skip button is for though.
> (Fixed top posting)
> Don't be surprised. I've just watched the men's road race live (ie without
> the aid of mythtv) and I can confirm the whole race was shown. Unfortunately
> it was switched seemingly randomly between BBC1 and BBC3 with a segment on
> the red button.
> The schedules, even in the UK, aren't good enough for this kind of
> behaviour. But I don't think that the schedules are the problem, here. The
> whole of the output I have seen so far, including some of the football
> [soccer], shows that the output from the BBC is far below the standard I
> would have expected for such an event.
> --
> Mike Perkins
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Why aren't you watching on the extra BBC channels?

The whole race was shown live earlier on BBC Olympic Stream 3 and the
EIT info on the Stream Channels has been pretty spot on all day except
where they had time overruns in the Judo.

Here's a screengrab of the midday listings....


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