I just got an interesting reply back from Sky about their EPG on twitter... Maybe there is some hope?

https://twitter.com/SKYNZ/status/237662255511126016

SkyNZ: "Because _currently_ the EPG is a product, something we sell access to. Things are changing."

https://twitter.com/SKYNZ/status/237663012633313280
SkyNZ: "We also need to work on a better API for opening that info up...."