Hu$tle from BBC-1 to air on American Movie Classics Saturdays @ 10:pm

Discussion in 'Season Pass Alerts' started by weymo, Jan 11, 2006.

  1. weymo

    weymo timeshifter

    Jan 26, 2003
  2. jaydro

    jaydro Senior Member

    Oct 19, 2003
    Durham, NC
    Hey, and they're showing them in 75-minute blocks, so hopefully they won't be hacked to death like MI-5/Spooks is on A&E....
  3. sieglinde

    sieglinde Active Member

    Aug 11, 2002
    Sebastopol, CA
    Is this any good?
  4. jstr

    jstr New Member

    Sep 25, 2005
    weymo, thanks for the heads-up. This looks promising.

    I discovered a bunch of crime-dramas on BBC America Channel that I like a lot, so I'm hoping this one is as good since it also comes from BBC.
  5. mportuesi

    mportuesi As seen on TV

    Nov 10, 2002


    Neither Yahoo! nor the guide data are providing specific episode info. Every episode looks identical to the TiVo, so a season pass picks up everything, including the re-runs.

    I had to look up the episodes on the AMC website and schedule them manually. Episodes 1 and 2 are showing the night of the 14, Episode 3 is showing the night of the 21st.

    Is everyone else having the same problem?
  6. jstr

    jstr New Member

    Sep 25, 2005
    Yes, I had the exact same problem and I had to go to AMC website, too.

    I hope Tribune Media gets the guide info corrected in the next few weeks. Each episode seems to play multiple times during each week, so right now a Season Pass will try to record everytime the episode is rerun during the week.
  7. Eddie501

    Eddie501 Member

    Jun 4, 2004
    odd since this is neither American, a Movie, or a Classic. Just an odd channel to be showing this is all.
  8. ccooperev

    ccooperev TIVOSMITTEN

    Apr 24, 2001
    Chicago, IL USA
    I'm finding more and more shows lack distinctive id's so I end up having to schedule like a VCR. Kinda defeats the purpose of TIVO.
  9. weymo

    weymo timeshifter

    Jan 26, 2003
    Having lost the lawsuit to Tribune media last year and having to rely on a 3rd party (TV Guide) to provide information creates a nasty dependency. I believe that there should be a way to add data to the guide information when it is lacking.
    Fields that I should be able to edit:
    -episode number
    -episode description
  10. happyharry

    happyharry New Member

    Apr 14, 2003
    Yup, Sometimes I get 4 and 5 copies of same program. Makes you realize how good things are when they work right. You actually have to view the first scenes to see if you have this recorded already
  11. BriGuy20

    BriGuy20 New Member

    Aug 4, 2005
    Vienna, VA
    AMC has been off my good grace list ever since they showed Jaws: The Revenge. :mad:
  12. rrrobinsonjr

    rrrobinsonjr Member

    Nov 25, 2004
    Northern, VA
    This show is great by the way.

    AMC has been on my S-list for a long time....They screwed me when I ordered thier magazine when they first went on the air....Then they added commercials during the movies.....Turner Classic Movies puts them to shame.

    "Hustle" is worth the extra effort, though. I can't wait 'til they rerun the season. I missed the first 3.
  13. mportuesi

    mportuesi As seen on TV

    Nov 10, 2002
    Watch out, if you've been doing manual recordings as I have. (There's still no accurate guide data to set up a Season Pass that won't record repeats).

    I have a manual recording to pick up the Sunday morning encore at 1:15 am. (I don't record the 10pm showing to avoid conflicts with the SciFi channel movie of the week).

    Anyway, the 1:15am showing has moved to 1:45am this coming Sunday the 5th.

    I'm getting this info by checking the AMC website, by the way.

    And I agree - the show is great, and is worth the inconvenience TiVo-wise to catch it.
  14. rcobourn

    rcobourn Registered Snoozer

    Nov 10, 2004
    Phoenix, AZ
    Apparently they are running the first 6 marathon style soon, so hunt those 3 down.

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