[mythtv-users] Bad "Watch TV" channel

Peter Bennett pb.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 16:14:04 UTC 2021

On 7/26/21 11:55 AM, Scott Simpson wrote:
> I have a Watch TV channel that wasn't working well so I went into the 
> database and updated the field "visible = -1" in the "channel" table 
> for it. Now my Watch TV channel is pointing at it by default and Watch 
> TV won't come up. Is there any way to reset the default Watch TV 
> channel in the database to be something besides that channel? I don't 
> remember which channel it was.
> I think the Watch TV logic should be something like
> if current Watch TV channel isn't disabled, use that channel
> else find next channel that isn't disabled and use that one
> _______________________________________________
Navigate to the program guide, select a channel there and select the 
option to watch it. That will watch the channel and set it as the 
default for next time.

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