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Old 10-07-2013, 10:25 AM   #1
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TiVo Guide and Search updates

It's now less than 4 hours before the next Pirates/Cards game on TBS at 3pm EDT and the TiVo schedule still has not been updated. I manually connected to the service an hour ago but neither the web or Roamio guide and search function and schedule the game. I've resorted to a manual recording but it's annoying that these sports shows aren't updated more quickly.
My Charter web page guide correctly shows the game so why can't TiVo get their act together?

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Old 10-07-2013, 09:12 PM   #2
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IIRC from other posts, the guide data Tivo gets (from another company) is only updated once a day.

Was this a game that changed last minute?

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Old 10-07-2013, 10:09 PM   #3
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Yes it's been this way ever since I've had a TiVo. As mentioned I think they only update their listings from Tribune once per day, so you can go close to 24 hours without getting any guide update at all. It's a really poor model and I run into it every year around NBA postseason time having to resort to manual recordings because guide listings are outdated.
I think it's one of the few things some cable set top boxes do better at than TiVo, along with quicker channel lineup changes as well. ReplayTV from what I recall would do a mini update before recordings were set to start as I do remember getting < 24 hour turnaround with some rescheduled shows.

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