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Topic # 66770 23-Aug-2010 14:50 Send private message

Starting Saturday my Tivo has stopped recording some shows because it thinks they are repeats e.g. ONE News at 6, which I'm pretty sure is not repeated each night.  Another one is Q + A on Sunday mornings.  Anyone else noticed this?  I have fixed by setting the season pass to All instead of First Run.

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  Reply # 371525 23-Aug-2010 15:13 Send private message

Hi,
Yes I had the same problem starting Saturday, it didn't record One News saturday or sunday night. I also set it to record all episodes, will see if it works tonight.

It also didn't tape NCIS last night either. Not sure what is going on.

Peter

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  Reply # 371545 23-Aug-2010 15:26 Send private message

Same thing for me. Perhaps an issue with how they're coding the EPG? Have had to set one news at 6 to record duplicates as well. It's like each program used to have it's own episode number and now they're all coded the same. I'll have to go through and make sure other programs aren't affected. Rather annoying.

 

 





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  Reply # 371552 23-Aug-2010 15:28 Send private message

I'm emailing support about this.  Will let you know what reply I get.

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  Reply # 371617 23-Aug-2010 16:19 Send private message

Same problem here.

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  Reply # 371636 23-Aug-2010 16:42 Send private message

Yah, I had a similar issue a while ago, perhaps with Campbell Live? I think it's the flags in the EPG, however they work, not flagging as a new episode. I think when it happened for me it just resolved itself after a few days.

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  Reply # 371891 23-Aug-2010 23:13 Send private message

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seems safe to say it's not an individual configuration issue and is a problem with the EPG




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  Reply # 372404 24-Aug-2010 22:44 Send private message

TVNZ have stuffed up their episode descriptions (or numbering), so TiVo thinks that it is the same episode every day. Changing the Seasons Pass recording option to "All (including duplicates)" from "New and Reruns" has fixed the problem on the affected SPs.



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  Reply # 372449 25-Aug-2010 07:37 Send private message

Skolink: TVNZ have stuffed up their episode descriptions (or numbering), so TiVo thinks that it is the same episode every day. Changing the Seasons Pass recording option to "All (including duplicates)" from "New and Reruns" has fixed the problem on the affected SPs.


That explains it all, still Tivo could have replyed to my support question about this.



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  Reply # 372530 25-Aug-2010 10:59 Send private message

Seems to be fixed now.  Q + A on Sunday is now showing that it will be recorded.  Still no email reply from Tivo (apart from a automatic one telling me what to do when I receive my replacement Tivo).  Maybe replacements are now the standard fix Laughing

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  Reply # 372935 26-Aug-2010 06:54 Send private message

At least One News have the common sense to call their 6 pm bulletin "One News at 6 pm". The 3 News bulletins are just called "3 News", so if you want to record its 6 pm bulletin you have to either set it manually by time/channel, or do it by name, keep 2 episodes, and ignore the 12 pm half-hour bulletin.

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