Can't find Horizon episode using PVR interface
dinkypumpkin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 14 10:33:02 PDT 2014
On 14/09/2014 17:20, Geoff Soper wrote:
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04g507y (Horizon - Allergies: Modern
> Life and Me) is showing on-line as being available for three days longer
> but I can't find it using the web PVR interface. I've searched for it in
> various ways (name, episode) and have also tried putting
> in the Quick URL field. I can only find episodes 6, 10 and 12 in the
> current Horizon series which seems a little suspicious.
Take a closer look at your search results. The episodes 10 and 12 you
see are not from the current series. They are web-only episodes taken
from previous series. Only the most recent episode from the current
series is available, which is typical.
Even if the episode is still available via the series web site,
get_iplayer won't find it via search because it's over a week old and no
longer present in the BBC data feeds. Another clue is that the episode
isn't available through the iPlayer site, so very unlikely to be found
via get_iplayer search.
Using your episode URL in the Quick URL field works fine here. You
don't say what happens when you try to record the programme, so there's
no way even to guess what may be going wrong on your end.
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