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  1. G

    Movie release date in guide

    I'm using XMLTV with Schedules Direct for my epg data. I am almost positive that in the past, Movie descriptions also included the release date tacked on to the end of the description. I have been doing a lot of experimentation the past few months so I'm unsure. If it is supposed to be...
  2. geotwticher

    TV Guide EPG Grabber for Australia 2020 RIP freepg.tv

    Following the recent demise of freepg.tv I am wondering what Mediaportal 2 users in Australia are using for an EPG grabber? I've tried xmltv.net but can't get it to work. I think the problem is with the xmltv.dtd file. I've tried the Mediaport one, as well as one from gihub but still no joy. At...
  3. P

    Timeshifting in XMLTV

    Any assistance here would be greatly appreciated - I am pulling my hair out with this one! I am using a couple of IPTV services that provide me with local channels in my own country, and some of these channels are so called "+1 channels" which run an hour behind the live channels so are...
  4. J

    TV recordings wishlist

    With the impending termination of support for Windows 7, I am another user who is migrating away from WMC and searching for an alternative. One great feature in WMC was the ability to set up a wish-list of key programme/movie words (e.g. "Bear Grylls"), so that if they appeared in the EPG they...
  5. P

    EPG Schedule hours off

    I'm using EPG Buddy with MP2 & I'm getting correct EPG data populated. The problem is the schedule seems to be 5 hours behind displayed in MP2's timeline banner. I've experimented with all the setting in the XmlTV plug-in & I cannot get a proper EPG load. Help please!
  6. D

    'IPTV' is not a valid value for LineupTypes

    I am using SchedulesDirect for importing HDHomeRun Premium and OTA EPGs. After restarting the MediaPortal1 service, no EPG data downloads. I see the following entry in the TVService log: [2019-01-26 13:16:34,516] [Log ] [SchedulesDirect EPG Client] [INFO ] - WARNING: Appears there is a...
  7. R

    MediaPortal 1 or 2 - Web Access

    Am I correct in thinking that if I want web access to the EPG (over the Internet), then I need the current version of MediaPortal 1, but if I want to record in HD (from UK Freeview), then I have to go for the current version of MediaPortal 2? Am looking to replace an ancient Windows Media...
  8. splatterpop

    My optimized dvb epg configuration for tv server

    Hello, I would like to share this as a suggestion for configuring DVB EPG. In TV server, configure under DVB EPG: + always try to fill holes = on + always try to update existing entries = on + enable CRC check = off + grab EPG only for channels on same transponder = on Then use some SQL...
  9. A

    Filenaming Season and Episode Numbers not working

    I've been at this for days, and I can't seem to get the advanced record settings to name TV recordings with Series and Episode Numbers in MP 1.16 on a Windows 10 machine. I've tried the options in "Movies" and "Series" with defaults and my own options and the file names come out with blanks...
  10. Froderikus

    TV Movie EPG import zeigt nicht alle Sender an

    Hallo zusammen, nach einem sehr unbefriedigenden Ausflug zu DVBViewer TV Service mit Kodi als Frontend, kehre ich nun reumütig zu meinem geliebten MediaPortal zurück.;) Ich habe die aktuelle V1.19 installiert. Bisher habe ich für das Befüllen des EPGs immer den TVMovie Clickfinder verwendet...
  11. G

    Channel 4 HD have withdrawn from Freesat UK - EPG solution?

    Hi, Despite Channel 4 HD withdrawing from Freesat - the broadcast still seems to work but there is very limited EPG (now/next only, if it works at all). Channel 4 HD and All 4 to leave Freesat on Thursday Is there a way that I can combine the standard DVB EPG data from Channel 4 (SD) and apply...
  12. F

    IPTV for Mediaportal

    I have been running Media Portal for many years but not the TV Server. Up to now I have used it only for stored content. I am based in Ireland and use Virgin Media for Cable TV, Internet broadband and Home Phone. Frankly I am becoming sick of Virgin and their Cable, I don't really watch much...
  13. MrGrymReaper

    MediaPortal DVB EPG - More Detailed Information

    Hi, I feel while the DVB EPG is an outstanding piece of work by the development team behind MediaPortal and works really well. Potentially providing an EPG at no extra cost for those who don't want to subscribe to an EPG service. It however could use some more love to extend the amount of...
  14. John David

    Accessing TitanTV for EPG in USA for MP1

    Can anyone help me learn how to access TitanTV with an EPG grabber? Like other USA based MP users I’ve lost Imdb (WebEPG) access. I understand that SchedulesDirect is an alternative for a fee, yet TitanTV is available and does not charge. The problem I’ve found is that following the current...
  15. O

    EPG for USA now that IMDB is gone

    My EPG grabber using IMDB in the USA stopped working this week and their site says they are not going to post tv listings anymore. This weekend I downloaded and installed the SchedulesDirect plugin from Mediaportal's website and installed it in my version 1.18. It works perfectly even tho it...
  16. R

    diverse Probleme und Fragen

    Ich bin neuer Nutzer von MP und nachdem MP1 ständig Fehler hatte teste ich jetzt MP2 und wollte mir das MCE Skin anschauen. Aber auf der Seite mit den MP2 Skins (MP2 Skins - MEDIAPORTAL) wird gar nichts angezeigt, nur folgende Fehler-Meldung: JLIB_HTML_NO_RECORDS_FOUND Ich finde es generell...
  17. K

    EPG/Scheduled Recordings Question

    First and foremost, thank you for developing MediaPortal. I was using MP 1 (v 1.16) until recently, when I switched to MP2 (v2.1). One thing I have noticed is that in MP 1, I was able to see the title for every episode of a series I was recording in the EPG and, if I was recording a series, on...
  18. E

    Best way to insert programs in database

    Hi there! I'm currently developing TVServer plugin for grabbing EPG from one site and I wonder what way is better to insert programs. My data is full EPG for one week for all my channels. So it's 10-50 k records. Should I do it once for all programs or maybe better split insertion process by...
  19. K

    XMLTV trouble

    I've been getting XMLTV listings from TV Media since 9/19/15. Never a problem through 5/2/17. All of a sudden, there was no more data in MP's TV Guide. I've changed nothing, and none of my searches for answers have produced anything. Does anybody have any information that can help me? I am not a...
  20. VegasTalkRadio

    MediaPortal 2.1 EPG TV Guide Help

    I have installed 2.1 and can tune my TV fine. Cannot for life of me figure out what EPG to use which will work in Las Vegas, Nevada, US. Every link in the source files does not exist so I can't get any help online. Example in www_imdb_com.xml it refers to this link for help: MediaPortal Wiki...
  21. D

    Advice for Syndicated recordings of multi-part episodes.

    Hi, I'm using Media Portal 1 with Schedules Direct EPG Data as a backend, and Kodi as a front end. Generally this works great. I've set up recording schedules for many shows. The problem I have is that syndicated shows sometimes don't record both parts of two part episodes. I think this occurs...
  22. J

    Record automatically by name

    Hi all, I'm wondering if there is any plugin or built-in functionality to record broadcasts by name, no matter when or on what channel they are. In order to achieve that, the EPG would have to be scanned regularly for a user-defined set of names or fractions of names, and all matching...
  23. Charlie TV

    EPG data UK Freeview Aerial best method

    Hi all, I've been using WebGrab+ and xmltv for ages and had it all setup and scheduled to pull data overnight in a couple of hours. However recently its started taking longer and longer, well over 24hrs now, no errors just taking forever. So what are my replacement options for EPG data. I...
  24. G

    An unusual EPG problem with Schedule Direct

    With the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor now very close at hand, I naturally checked the program schedule of my local public television station to see if they had a documentary scheduled on the subject. Both the station's own program schedule and TitanTV indicate a 90-minuite documentary will...
  25. Robert Kulagowski

    Schedules Direct AU and NZ guide data now available

    Please see http://forums.schedulesdirect.org/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=2841 for details.
  26. Chris Melville

    EPG (both DVB and WebEPH) stopped working?

    Dear MediaPortal experts, I use MediaPortal TV server as a back-end to Kodi. Until yesterday, it was working almost fine (I think). I have both the DVB EPG and the WebEPG plugin enabled. I have never been too sure how these work together: I assume that they work in tandem, writing data to the...
  27. G

    Trouble mapping channels to a tuner

    After MM and I FINALLY got MP 1.15 up and running, I thought my troubles were over. WRONG!! Now there are several channels I can't get the program to map to my runer, even though they show up in the EPG. I've tried the XML manual mapping procedure, but without success. WHAT AM I DOING WRONG...
  28. J

    XmlTv setup : Error importing file

    I get an error trying to setting up my EPG... tvguide.xml:Invalid XML file: Could not find the file 'C:\Progra [Can't see more info since the import status report window do not allow to see more] I am trying to setup MediaPortal2 (first attempt with MediaPortal) on Windows 10 64 bits (upgrade...
  29. M

    TVServer not showing Genres

    My issue is TV server only shows movies or series as Genres. I pull my EPG thru EPG collector and it pulls more than 1 category i.e "series" and then "animation" heres an example. And But when I try sort out the categories in tv server I only get the option of movie or series How do I...
  30. M

    where is epg stored

    Hello, i have been having so much fun with the epg, if i use xmltv its out by 12 hours. fixed the problem but now mp1 wont import the xml data keeps saying it is already importing. if i use dvbepg which worked fine for the first week but then all of the data was unreadable its like its using an...
  31. M

    TV Series not picked up by EPG

    Newbie using MP2 ... At this this point, I primarily am using MP2 to record/watch OTA TV. I live in Illinois - USA. Using HDHomerun Dual as tuner. I am operational and very pleased. Basic functionality exists. TV Guide is functional, record, play, etc. I am tweaking ... Problem: Within MP2 TV...
  32. P

    Recording via EPG could be easier

    One reason I used to use WMC over MP is the ease of use, it just worked (although MP is more flexible and advanced). Here's what I think should be improved: 1) When in the EPG and I see something I want to record, I'd like to press the record button on my remote to record that program on that...
  33. O

    EPG for DVB-T not working

    Hi, I have just started using MP but I am having problems setting up EPG for DVB-T correctly using TV-server. I have followed all instructions but the TV guide in MP only shows "No program data" for all channels. I have also tried restarting the PC as someone suggested in another thread with no...
  34. A

    Nuevo grabber TV Elpais para web EPG

    Hola chic@s Una pena:(:(:(--- Hoy 12 junio 2016 la web del pais ha cambiado radicalmente y el grabber ya no funciona. Se escapa a mis conocimientos volver a hacerlo. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- En los ultimos dos...
  35. G

    Program Guide entry prevents tuning radio to that station

    Ok, this took me FOREVER to track down. I'm still baffled but at least I see the problem now. If I create a program guide entry for a particular radio station, it will no longer let me manually tune to that station, so long as that program guide entry remains in the future. I can tune to any...
  36. Suli

    MP2 Channel Numbers and Logos Not Displaying

    After come rough starts with MP2 (trying to migrate from WMC), I think I finally made some progress... 1. Got the Setup & Service talking to the Ceton 4-tuner card (by adding the firewall rules for tvseup and service) 2. Got my Ceton 4-Tuner card scanning (thanks to the post about increasing...
  37. T

    Need solution EPG for IPTV

    I have two tuner plugins inside TV Server I use. The DVB-C for Ziggo in Netherlands and DVB-IP for extra channels I can't get from ziggo. Now everything works fine except I can't get any EPG for my IPTV channels (DVB-IP). I tried WEBEPG plugin, but the grabber for dutch site tvgids doesn't...
  38. S

    Record Option - First Run Only

    I'm a BTV user that is trying to find a new Media / PVR solution. In comparing the solutions, and related to this topic, BTV (BeyondTV - Snapstream - out of support other than the fanastic forums) has the option to only record NEW episodes. This is flagged by the EPG data and not whether the...
  39. A

    TvWishList EPG Lookup problem

    I have MP working well on two PC’s, having come to Media Portal from Windows Media Centre late last year. I have installed TvWishList on both machines but neither installation is working. I have been trying to fault find for several weeks, using the Help File and the Forum, but with no...
  40. breese

    xmltv install / configure for ATSC / OTA U.S.A

    EDIT: I am working on a new setup of this and will post here when completed. The new setup will allow the addition of Series info by means of TVGuide.com. As an added bonus, the channel mappings produce a greater number of Auto-Mappings. Thanks goes out to zap2xml for the recent updates allowing...
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