[mythtv-users] Re:A free source for UK listings (was: Re:UK Listings - No Joy From Digiguide)

Martin Smith martin at spamcop.net
Fri Jan 23 12:42:34 EST 2004

Dan Sheridan writes:

> Somebody should get in touch with http://www.broadcastingdata.com/ who
> seem to do this sort of thing as a business (from their website it
> seems they supply NTL, for example) and find out how much they would
> charge for this sort of service.

Well, it's a good idea. I could be wrong but I got the impression that this
would cost way too much for the likes of us.

> They also have a free ftp site with 7-day listings on it for BBC, ITV
> and five (not Channel 4, as far as I can see) in a sort of free-form
> text format that would need some clever parsing.

Blimey! you're right. The data isn't anywhere near as detailed as Radio Times or
Digiguide but there's 3 months worth for some channels.

Thanks for the pointer.


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