[RELEASE] TV Guide - with XMLTV and streaming support

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krogsbell Offline
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Yes this is a great script!

But if you take a look at any TV Guides in Kodi - they are all based on this genious work.

Today I use iVue, but many others are worse using.

I use NTV/White Label and use SQL to interact with the TV Guide - and I can choose almost any TV Guide for Kodi.

Then I use Rytec to get Danish EPG into Kodi.

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iainmacleod Offline
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I use WebGrab+Plus to grab BBC, ITV, and Broadcast streams in USA. All works, applies offsets where needed. Which TV Guide add-on should I move to - I would prefer this to be developed as it is in the official repo.

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krogsbell Offline
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(2016-08-09 01:42)iainmacleod Wrote:  I use WebGrab+Plus to grab BBC, ITV, and Broadcast streams in USA. All works, applies offsets where needed. Which TV Guide add-on should I move to - I would prefer this to be developed as it is in the official repo.

Look at this ONE A2005 porn!

Try iVue, but you have to be accepted at the Facebook closed group 'Tecbox & Ivue TV Guide' and get a unique number to log on.

They have integrated EPG for UK + USA - you can used that if appropriate.

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DarrenHill Offline
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Also be a little careful, as whilst the iVue EPG is acceptable here, the whole iVue TV package is a banned add-on (wiki) as it makes use of illegally sourced materials which violate our forum rules (wiki).
(This post was last modified: 2016-08-09 09:29 by DarrenHill.)
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krogsbell Offline
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(2016-08-09 09:29)DarrenHill Wrote:  Also be a little careful, as whilst the iVue EPG is acceptable here, the whole iVue TV package is a banned add-on (wiki) as it makes use of illegally sourced materials which violate our forum rules (wiki).

I am talking of the iVue TV Guide that is based on the TV Guide by Tommy Winther.
Tommy Winther made a good work, but seems not to be enhancing the product.
On the other hand, I can see that work is going on within the iVue team.
Things I wanted to change in the Tommy Winter code is found unchanged in the iVue code.

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DarrenHill Offline
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Like I said, the guide is fine, but the full package isn't allowed here.

I know you're talking about the guide, but as with several similar packages and EPGs there's a line that needs to be drawn and not everyone realises that. If the full package is installed and something goes wrong, support is not offered here.

Just offered as general advice and education about what's out there.
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I would prefer to stick with official releases.

Right now I am using the official LibreELEC WebGrab+Plus addon with TV Guide. I need to try and get remote locations working so WebGrab+Plus output, so I can save XML for several devices to access.

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krogsbell Offline
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(2016-08-09 15:52)iainmacleod Wrote:  I would prefer to stick with official releases.

Right now I am using the official LibreELEC WebGrab+Plus addon with TV Guide. I need to try and get remote locations working so WebGrab+Plus output, so I can save XML for several devices to access.

Look at this ONE A2005 porn!

I use a modified version of Rytec EPG Downloader. It runs on Kodi and generates one XMLTV file from up to 4 of Rytecs XML files.
It downloads daily, merges up to 4 xml files and combines Titles and Subtitles.
Result is one XMLTV file that you can share from Kodi or have every device make its own version.

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Varming Offline
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I've been playing with this and even found a nice site the provides XMLTV files (http://xmltv.se/) but I have no clue on how to get the plugin to start a stream in a different addon. In the settings of TV Guide there is nothing but an example for an addon. Any tricks to get this to work? I'm using the TV Guide from the beta repository.

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(2016-08-14 10:11)Varming Wrote:  I've been playing with this and even found a nice site the provides XMLTV files (http://xmltv.se/) but I have no clue on how to get the plugin to start a stream in a different addon. In the settings of TV Guide there is nothing but an example for an addon. Any tricks to get this to work? I'm using the TV Guide from the beta repository.

I'm going to blow my own trumpet here and recommend my own fork of this addon:
http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=...id=2371768
It can play streams from any addon.

If you want to easily create your own xmltv files you could try this addon (also by me Wink):
http://forum.kodi.tv/showthread.php?tid=...id=2389809
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Varming Offline
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That is great work! I really like the features - for example the direct linking to addons and the channel groups (which I don't know how to pick from in the EPG though).. great thinking!

As mentioned the only thing I like better in the original TV Guide is the layout but that is of course a matter of taste Smile

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