tv_grab_fr - Man Page

Grab TV listings for France (Télé Star).


 To configure:
   tv_grab_fr --configure [--config-file FILE] [--gui OPTION]

 To list available channels:
   tv_grab_fr --list-channels

 To grab listings:
   tv_grab_fr [--config-file FILE] [--output FILE]
              [--days N] [--offset N] [--slow]
              [--quiet | --debug]

 To show capabilities:
   tv_grab_fr --capabilities

 To show version:
   tv_grab_fr --version

 To display help:
   tv_grab_fr --help


Output TV listings for many channels available in France (Orange, Free, cable/ADSL/satellite, Canal+ Sat).  The data comes from Télé Star (  The default is to grab 14 days.

--configure Choose which bouquet/channels to grab listings data for.

--list-channels List available channels.

--config-file FILE Use FILE as config file instead of the default config file. This allows for different config files for different applications.

--gui OPTION Use this option to enable a graphical interface to be used. OPTION may be 'Tk', or left blank for the best available choice. Additional allowed values of OPTION are 'Term' for normal terminal output (default) and 'TermNoProgressBar' to disable the use of Term::ProgressBar.

--output FILE Write to FILE rather than standard output.

--days N Grab N days (default: 14) starting from today.

--offset N Start grabbing N days from today, rather than starting today.

--slow Download additional information (e.g. longer description, cast details) for each programme, where available. This option significantly slows down the grabber and is disabled by default.

--quiet Suppress the progress messages normally written to standard error.

--debug Provide additional debugging messages during processing.

--capabilities Show which capabilities the grabber supports. For more information, see <>.

--version Show the version of the grabber.

--help Print a help message and exit.

See Also



The current tv_grab_fr script was rewritten by Nick Morrott, knowledgejunkie at gmail dot com, to support the new site.


2021-02-07 perl v5.32.1 User Contributed Perl Documentation