Rovi Lineup Issues & Corrections

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  1. NorthAlabama

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    also watch for a 1p that shows ep info, then later the info disappears when an alternate 1p is created. :mad:
     
  2. MacBrian

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    Update: This got fixed, finally!
     
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  3. moonscape

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    I've been getting so many erroneous recordings though my channels seem to be okay. Just tonight on PBS KQED, PBS Newshour had Obama's Farewell Address at 6PM Pacific. The guide showed it at 8 PM, and even called it something like 'PBS NewsHour Special Event' - with description 'President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address.' I'm tired of deleting repeats of news shows on cable (wonder if they'll ever fix this?), but couldn't they at least get this sort of stuff right? 8 PM was not a NewsHour repeat.
     
  4. wish_bgr

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    1) mini-logo for The Weather Channel is assigned the HSN logo

    2) 1/14/17 and 1/15/17 data for QVC all incorrect (I record Sunday episodes of In The Kitchen With David and data is all over the wrong place)
     
  5. fburgerod

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    I am still on RC7, but in checking my todo list, I see that it is no longer recording rebroadcasts of hockey and basketball games. Only the original NEW broadcast is being recorded. Is somebody doing something right at Rovi? I am encouraged.
     
  6. JoeKustra

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    The whole logo display has been scrambled. Some are missing from their usual spot under the thumbnails in the 1P manager. The SD channel for TWC has the correct logo on my system. Amazing.
     
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  7. Nickipedia

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  9. morac

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    What's odd about this is next week is showing up just fine. Also a special Friday episode is showing up. It's only the rest of the week.

    Unfortunately this is the new "normal" now.
     
  10. JoeKustra

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    It sucks. On the bright side, a manual recording seems to have SM. Also, the repeat around 1am is shown in the History folder as a TDS repeat.
     
  11. cherry ghost

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    Progress, they finally fixed TMZ. It's now only recording once a day instead of four times.
     
  12. jankm

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    I noticed this last night and recorded "Comedy Central Programming". I checked this morning and even though it doesn't have the correct guide info, it does have Skip Mode enabled.
     
  13. morac

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    This happens so often that I'm wondering if I should just set a OnePass for "Comedy Central Programming".

    I tweeted to both TiVo and The Daily Show last night since for what whatever reason TiVo seems to single them out for bad data. Though the problem obviously must be on The Daily Show's end because TiVo has a "dedication to accuracy" when it comes to their metadata. It must be true since it says so on their web site. :rolleyes:
     
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  14. Dan203

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    Yeah this one keeps getting me. And I don't always notice until after the repeat so sometimes I end up missing the episode. Last night I finally broke down and set up a repeat manual recording.
     
  15. Macomar

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    So, is the poor quality of the Rovi guide data just a underhanded means of pushing people back to cable co DVRs, or is Rovi truly so incompetent? I can no longer recommend TIVO due to the bad guide data.
     
  16. sharkster

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    I stopped recommending Tivo, also. I'm actually kind of pissed off (and embarrassed) that I had recommended it to somebody last year, before this mess went down, and this person purchased her first Tivo. :(
     
  17. globalgreg

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    Has anyone from TiVo acknowledged how much TiVo sucks now or what they're going to do about it? Has TiVoMargret said anything about it?
     
  18. bbrown9

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    Same here. I'm regretting that I purchased lifetime. I will not purchase another TiVo device if the guide does not go back to its previous quality.
     
  19. morac

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    No one has acknowledged it as far as I know. In fact if you look at their web site they say just the opposite. TiVo actively markets their metadata to other companies with works like "leading", "accurate", etc.

    I'm wondering if the only way to get TiVo to actually start caring about the quality of their metadata is to get their actual customers (i.e. not us) to complain.
     
  20. sharkster

    sharkster Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    I really hope I'm wrong, but I have come to feel that Rovi just bought the place to kill it.
     

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