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Old 09-16-2013, 05:17 PM   #31
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For those using the collection, remember that there are new shows premiering all the way into November for the fall season so it may be necessary to keep it around for a while.

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Definitely well above and beyond the apps. I may need to give kmttg a try, the season premiere feature sounds especially useful.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:05 AM   #32
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How do you cancel a collection? I have tried all the menus and for the life of me can't figure it out. I went into the collections menus and I can't find a way to cancel the new fall shows collection.
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Old 10-12-2013, 09:19 AM   #33
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How do you cancel a collection? I have tried all the menus and for the life of me can't figure it out. I went into the collections menus and I can't find a way to cancel the new fall shows collection.
They're at the bottom of the Season Pass Manager.
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Old 02-25-2014, 06:23 PM   #34
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The "New Shows" collection doesn't have anything upcoming. Why did they stop updating that one? It recorded anything that was "new". (ie, not a rerun).

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Old 02-27-2014, 09:58 PM   #35
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There's something called Midseason Premiers. Would that do it?
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:00 PM   #36
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There's something called Midseason Premiers. Would that do it?
I'm subscribed to that one too. by the name, it seems like it will only get you the first new show not all of them, like the old "New Shows" did. but I don't see any way of telling.

"New Shows" was great. Wish they would keep updating it.

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Old 03-05-2014, 03:27 AM   #37
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There's something called Midseason Premiers. Would that do it?
Despite the name, it does seem to be recording "new" episodes, not just the first one. That's good.

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Old 05-06-2014, 01:52 AM   #38
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now that one is dead Every few months I have to search on how to find collections again. There's no summer replacement yet. If anybody notices one, please post it here.

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Old 05-28-2014, 09:15 AM   #39
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now that one is dead Every few months I have to search on how to find collections again. There's no summer replacement yet. If anybody notices one, please post it here.

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I was hoping there would be one for the new summer shows, and I've also been checking the "What's New" collection, but nothing yet. Last night I noticed the pilots for 2 new shows I've been anticipating didn't show up in What's New (Crossbones and The Night Shift).

I have a Wish List for keyword: Pilot that does not auto-record and I'm still relying on that and then manually add SP for shows. I tried adding a keyword "2014" but it didn't work for some reason because then nothing showed in the list at all for some reason.

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Old 05-29-2014, 11:25 AM   #40
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Not many people realize this feature exists, and since we're likely to see a lot of people moving up from S3 units, where the feature wasn't available, to the Roamio I thought I'd start a thread about it.

In the Browse section there are these things called Collections. These are lists of programs based on various criteria, some of which are actually maintained by real humans. These collections can be setup to auto-record just like a Season pass.

This time of year there is a collection for New Fall Shows. By setting it to auto-record you'll get all the new shows without having to manually keep track of when they start, what night they're on, what channel they're on, etc... If you decide you like a show it's easy to add a real SP for it from the My Shows list. (you can even do this from a remote TiVo or Mini)

Typically what I do is I set up the collection to record. By November I decide which shows I like and set SPs for them, then I cancel the collection. It works great for discovering new shows without having to wade through the guide or keep track on a website like Futoncritic.
Didn't know about this. THANKS!
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:37 AM   #41
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I was hoping there would be one for the new summer shows, and I've also been checking the "What's New" collection, but nothing yet. Last night I noticed the pilots for 2 new shows I've been anticipating didn't show up in What's New (Crossbones and The Night Shift).
I had hopes when I first saw this "What's New" collection but it isn't kept updated at all. Very disappointed. If this is meant to be a "curated" list then the curators aren't paying attention. (I've seen lots of other collections pop up over the summer but the "What's New" section unfortunately appears to be dormant.
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Old 08-15-2014, 02:57 PM   #42
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I had hopes when I first saw this "What's New" collection but it isn't kept updated at all. Very disappointed. If this is meant to be a "curated" list then the curators aren't paying attention. (I've seen lots of other collections pop up over the summer but the "What's New" section unfortunately appears to be dormant.
They should come out with a new one soon that includes the new shows coming out over the next few months.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:49 PM   #43
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Is there a way to get the year added to the keyword "pilot" wishlist? That way it only finds only this years new shows. Otherwise you get a long list of shows about airplanes or their operators as well as new shows/reruns going back many years.
Just use pilot/premiere record 'new only'.. then you'll only get a few wrong, for shows without guide data.
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Just use pilot/premiere record 'new only'.. then you'll only get a few wrong, for shows without guide data.
Great idea.
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Old 08-18-2014, 03:48 AM   #45
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Just use pilot/premiere record 'new only'.. then you'll only get a few wrong, for shows without guide data.
"pilot" worked pretty well for me.

"premier", not so great .. lots of "new" "premier league" soccer games.

Thanks for the suggestion.

With a few additions/changes to wishlist programming we wouldn't need the collections for new fall and spring shows. (Also some additions like being able to include ratings for movies would be great.)

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Old 08-18-2014, 09:16 PM   #46
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premiere, not premier.

I use both words, in an 'or' type wishlist.
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Old 08-18-2014, 09:31 PM   #47
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premiere, not premier.

I use both words, in an 'or' type wishlist.
duh on the spelling. Thank you.

I had to look up the OR thing, use thumbs down to make both title keywords optional, I think that did it.

Thanks again.

"pilot" worked for Legends last night on TBS.

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