Daily Guide Updates

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  1. Nov 6, 2020 #3341 of 3363
    NorthAlabama

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    you mean your guide has listings other than "to be announced" or "title not available"? wow, how lucky...
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    And actually this time, it worked out correctly for me, since ABC obviously preempted the 8-10 slot for the election coverage, then ended up running Shark Tank@10...I have a SP for 20/20, which was scheduled, but I also have been watching ST on & off, so I got it without me needing to alter anything. (unfortunately, no SM though...)
     
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    dishrich

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    Tonight's Card Sharks on ABC is being replaced with a tribute to Alex Trebek...obviously a very last minute change by ABC...
     
  4. NorthAlabama

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    i had another 24-hour guide hole beginning 11/24 7pm on about 2 dozen channels, a mix of "title not available" and "to be announced", submitted the form last night, it was resolved tonight.
     
  5. WorldBandRadio

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    Does anyone know what is going on with TiVo and the stunning degradation of their program guide? Are they intentionally making the guide as bad as it has become?

    I've got "title not available" holes and "to be announced" holes in the guide and they show no sign of being filled in with useful information.

    I've nearly worn my fingers to a stub trying to keep up with reporting all these problems.

    Doesn't TiVo have any manner of quality assurance for the program guide?

    What in the world is going on here?
     
  6. NorthAlabama

    NorthAlabama tabasco rules

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    this began happening pre-rovi, while margret was still around, but has only gotten worse - yes, i wish they'd fix it, years dealing with it is too much.
     
  7. JoeKustra

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    It does show a lack of interest, but a crappy guide is better than no guide. I would expect more crap in the next 6 weeks as they purge all the "Season 2020."
     
  8. PSU_Sudzi

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    I just rolled back to TE3 this morning and did not get an update today (multiple forced connections all day). Am curious if anyone has gotten an update on TE4 or TE3?
     
  9. JoeKustra

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    Both of my TE3 boxes received updates this morning. TE4 box is fine also.
     
  10. PSU_Sudzi

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    Ok but if memory serves me correctly, you don’t force updates so those could be from yesterday, correct? I have data out to 12/1 prime time and today’s update should’ve added 1 more day.
     
  11. JoeKustra

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    Today's TE3 update was at 10:18am and my PIT is 12/1 with the guide data extending to 12/2 at noon. Next update is scheduled for 13:02 tomorrow, and if things are running good, it will add two days to PIT. Last Saturday I received my usual 2-day update but it was TE4-ish data that was fixed on Sunday.

    I can tell you about every update in 2020. Since TE4 is daily I just track the pass/fail. It has always passed since going to the 3x updates.
     
  12. PSU_Sudzi

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    I had been getting updates pretty good before I decided to roll back and wondered if the non-update today was due to problems with TE3 updates that lead me to go to TE4 in the first place. Will see if it works out or not. Thanks for the info.
     
  13. NorthAlabama

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    i've got another "title not available" hole 6pm 11/30 - 6pm 12/1. it's far enough away i'm going to wait to see if it self-corrects.
     
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  14. JoeKustra

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    First Roamio: nothing at scheduled update, 9:05am. No bad data, just no data.

    update: applied power to Premiere and spare Roamio. Looks like 12/1 is all we get today.

    update: Second update at 2pm was complete to 12/3, so the hamsters slept in.
     
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  15. PSU_Sudzi

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    Yes, I got that one too.
     
  16. NorthAlabama

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    back when margret was around, she always said to check for updates around 5-5:30pm (central), so i rounded it up to 6pm, and have been using that as my go-to connection time ever since. i know the updates come earlier, but that's usually when i'm not home, and it helps to catch late updates just before prime time, just in case.
     
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  17. JoeKustra

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    With TE3, updates are (usually) never scheduled after 6pm or before 2am. An exception would be a Restart. My TE4 scheduled guide updates don't violate those rules either. I think TE4 gets the data at 10pm but if the internet fails when an update is required, TE4 waits over 5 hours before trying again.

    I'd give anything to have somebody from TiVo post an explanation of the guide. Hell, they could write a book on the subject.
     
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  18. NorthAlabama

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    i went ahead and submitted a form monday night once i realized a holiday was on the horizon, and it was corrected with tonight's download.
     
  19. JoeKustra

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    No data on TE3 Roamio this morning. Hamsters ate too much turkey.
     
  20. unclehonkey

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    well that sucks since Rovi/Rivo/Tivo again has my FOX programming screwed up
    No basketball game listed at 10am CST (regular programming listed)
    No football game listed at noon (regular programming listed)
    football pre-game listed for an hour at 2:30 (should be the game at noon)
    hey they have the right listing at 3:30 (the afternoon game)

    Its not like that is a recent change. The games have been scheduled for a couple weeks now :rolleyes:
     
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