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tv_check - Man Page

Check TV guide listings


tv_check --configure|--scan [other options]


tv_check is a Perl script that reads in a file with show information and checks it against a TV guide listing, reporting on upcoming episodes and alerting you to unexpected episodes or schedule changes.


Run configuration GUI.  Either this option or --scan must be provided.
special --configure option to remove everything but the title to help new season setup.  The idea is to keep everything a "title-only" search until seasons begin. Then you update the details including record device. *expirimental*
Scan TV listings.  Either this option or --configure must be provided.
** Feature removed ** This option used to auto-populate a config file based on myreplaytv.com.
Specify the name of XML shows file (default: shows.xml).
--guide=FILE, --listings=FILE
Specify the name of XML guide file (default: guide.xml).
Generate output in HTML format.
Highlights new episodes in blue (helpful back when there was an off-season)
Write to FILE rather than standard output
Provide a usage/help listing.

See Also



Robert Eden; manpage by Kenneth J. Pronovici.


2024-02-24 perl v5.38.2 User Contributed Perl Documentation