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Frustrated by numerous program guide issues

Discussion in 'DISH Network Support Forum' started by BostonMA, Jun 27, 2018.

  1. BostonMA

    BostonMA Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    Also, had problem with the series "Gone". Apparently was originally aired in Australia. First airing of an episode shows as new with episode date same as airing date. Additional airings show with a date of 01-01-18. This issue has been a long standing problem.
     
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    I had the same problem, particularly with recordings of stand-up comedy specials from premium channels.
     
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    BostonMA Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Family

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    Timers on programs that replay episodes numerous times may cause problems.

    I had to lower the priority on "The Curse of Oak Island" twice in the last few weeks. In both cases, had three timers scheduled at the same time on my Vip612 when Oak Island was skipped due to priority it locked out the second timer as well.
     
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    Bad idea to change the frequency of a timer. Tried it a couple of times recently to optimize my recordings. Better to delete and re-enter.
     
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    Overall I have to say my VIP's have been recording everything as intended, and guide issues have been greatly minimized. There are episodes of some shows with no information sometimes etc but things for me are much better.
    However there is one newer wrinkle.
    Some shows package older ones, maybe with added content, maybe with left out scenes etc. When that is on the schedule it presents itself as new. That isn't a fault or maybe even wrong I'm sure the content provider wants it presented as new. Those shows in the description most often have what date they were first aired and that could be a clue it was not really new. That's how it is with the American Pickers so I would not have that episode record. After a couple of weeks I realized the description showed 2018 but the advertisements were for a new episode that week. Sure enough now it seems ALL episodes say 2018 even all the new ones in 2019. It's been that way for weeks, and also sometimes for Pawn Stars.
     
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    Faux reality series are not new, ever. Actually, it's getting pretty old. :D
     
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    What? Next you're going to tell me WWE is fake?
     
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    I have this issue a fortiori with the Travel Channel's Expedition Unknown. Except it never shows when the original show was broadcast. I wasted my time last night watching 3/4 of the "new" episode (It even said "new" right in the video), before I decided the new content, if any, was insignificant. Even the first one was insignificant with a semi-circular rock wall standing in for the alleged "lost city of the Kalahari". :mad:
     
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