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is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - movieview - 2019-10-31

so recently TV show scraping seems to have broken (images fetched ok, but no meta data). From hunting around this seems related to TVDB API version changes - but is there any workaround or fix? Or is the answer "fill in all the details by hand" now?


is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - DanCooper - 2019-10-31

If TVDb disabled the old API then you have to use TMDb until i release the next version.


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - movieview - 2019-11-01

(2019-10-31, 12:23)DanCooper Wrote: If TVDb disabled the old API then you have to use TMDb until i release the next version.

TMDB isn't doing so well either. 
I have 6 episodes of "Good Omens" all named as "Good Omens - S01Exx" which when it scrapes the episode it gets only the posters back, not the meta data (it does get the right TMDB id for the show though - 71915). But if I hit the API directly (https://api.themoviedb.org/3/tv/71915/season/1?api_key=<my key here>) I get all the metadata. Something's not happy.


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - movieview - 2019-11-01

A bit of playing with Fiddler shows that it Ember is requesting and receiving season metadata, just it then doesn't populate the episodes with that metadata (credits, plot, etc.)


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - hslansky - 2019-11-02

(2019-10-31, 12:23)DanCooper Wrote: If TVDb disabled the old API then you have to use TMDb until i release the next version.

Any idea when that might be?


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - Karellen - 2019-11-02

Probably safe to wait until TVDB have finished updating their site and API... https://forums.thetvdb.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&p=161690#p161690


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - Chrolm - 2019-11-09

Pretty please with sugar on top either fix this or bring out a new version. Can't sync TV shows into Kodi now.  Sad


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - trogggy - 2019-11-09

(2019-11-09, 14:44)Chrolm Wrote: Pretty please with sugar on top either fix this or bring out a new version. Can't sync TV shows into Kodi now.  Sad
Can't you just watch episodes via files until it's fixed?


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - Chrolm - 2019-11-09

(2019-11-09, 14:53)trogggy Wrote:
(2019-11-09, 14:44)Chrolm Wrote: Pretty please with sugar on top either fix this or bring out a new version. Can't sync TV shows into Kodi now.  Sad
Can't you just watch episodes via files until it's fixed? 
With a manual scape, yes of course. Not saying anything "isn't possible", but the POINT of using EMM is that it scrapes and adds to directly to the local Kodi.


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - squire23 - 2019-11-16

Seems like a complete mess. I see a number of posts of people complaining that various tasks aren't working properly. EMM will scrape images only at the moment for me - metadata for series or episodes still not loading.


RE: is there any workaround/fix for TV show scraping no longer working? - zerocool_ie - 2019-11-17

I have disabled the TVDB scraper (for data and images) and enabled TMDB for both (with the same data fields).

Scraping is working well enough again (for my use case anyway).