[kwlug-disc] TV Listings? (zap2it prettified into uselessness)

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Mon Apr 7 23:26:42 EDT 2014


Bummer!

I never used the calendar feature. Just the regular schedule.


On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:19 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:

> Well ... you had my hopes up for a bit.
>
> Hit 'view my calendar' and the new site comes up again. ('This week' would
> come up by default, 'next week' was an option.)
>
> <sigh>
>
>
> On 14-04-07 10:33 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>
>> That change in the web site also struck me as really stupid.
>> It is less functional than the previous one in many way.
>>
>> But to be brief, here is the solution:
>>
>> Use this link: http://affiliate.zap2it.com/tvlistings/ZCGrid.do
>>
>> You get the old layout back ...
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 10:31 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
>>
>>  May be off-topic ... except it was here that I learned about zap2it.com.
>>>
>>> The twits have now recently gone and prettified up their web site into
>>> uselessness.
>>>
>>> I used to be able to hit 'this week' (and 'next week') and get a schedule
>>> (favourite shows and channels only, even), by which to program the PVR /
>>> make sure they haven't mucked with the schedule (YET AGAIN!). GONE!
>>>
>>> Anyone have alternative web sites with tv listings, at least by week,
>>> narrowed by favourite (available) channels, favourite (designated) shows,
>>> and provider (Rogers - Grand River, non-digital, although tvpassport
>>> lists
>>> one as 'digital' and the other as 'digital - digital')?
>>>
>>> I've come across tvpassport.com (does as much as zap2it now), and
>>> various
>>> sites that lead to it. And http://entertainment.ca.msn.com/tv/listings -
>>> but that doesn't even bring up a grid (but had favourite shows).
>>>
>>> Nothing that suits the given criteria. Suggestions?
>>>
>>> (Offline a candidate too, I just don't know of any.)
>>>
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