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

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Sat Apr 12 16:16:19 EDT 2014


Kahlid - you are the cat's meow! THANK YOU!

On 14-04-12 03:22 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> Bill
>
> Here is something that may work for you.
>
> Go to this link
> http://affiliate.zap2it.com/tvlistings/ZCGrid.do?aid=symbel2y2
>
> Login, and then check the Calendar.
>
> It may work for you.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:26 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com
> <mailto:kb at 2bits.com>> wrote:
>
>     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
>     <mailto: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
>             <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 <mailto:unsolicited at swiz.ca>> wrote:
>
>                 May be off-topic ... except it was here that I learned
>                 about zap2it.com <http://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 <http://tvpassport.com>
>                 (does as much as zap2it now), and various
>                 sites that lead to it. And
>                 http://entertainment.ca.msn.__com/tv/listings
>                 <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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