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Fox Animation Domination

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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 4:56 am

Due to the Daytona 500 delays, they did not show the Fox animation lineup (The Simpsons, The Great North, Bob's Burgers, Family Guy) last Sunday.

They rescheduled it to air this Sunday (tomorrow), and I do see the update on zap2it.com, but it has not yet been reflected in the Schedules Direct data. I'm pretty sure I saw that it was updated on zap2it a couple days ago, so it should already be reflected in WMC.

Looking at the MXF file, I do not see it updated there either, so it may not be an EPG123 problem (although I'm not sure), but I thought I would just complain here, due to not being sure who else to complain to. I guess I could post on the SD forum but I don't see much activity there.

For instance, "The Simpsons" episode that should be on this Sunday is called "Diary Queen" (it was originally scheduled for last Sunday), instead WMC still has "Wad Goals" (which should have been rescheduled to next Sunday as it is on zap2it).

I find it strange that zap2it is correct, but SD is not, as they are supposed to be using the same data source. So I guess I am asking for confirmation that the problem really is SD and not EPG123. If it is SD, then this would be a rare instance of them dropping the ball.

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:06 am

My local FOX station is showing "Diary Queen" this Sunday.
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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:09 am

Must be a local station issue (Verizon FiOS Freehold, zip 07728, USA-NJ65968-X, channel 505). Can you check SD to make sure it is wrong? I will report it to SD if so.

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:23 am

Yup. Your channel 505 is showing "Wad Goals".
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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:25 am

Interestingly enough, when I added your station and updated my guide at the same time, I am now showing "Wad Goals" as well.
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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:26 am

OK, so then it's not EPG123. Looks like something is wrong with SD (not Gracenote, since zap2it is correct). I opened a ticket with SD, hopefully they can resolve it before Sunday's airing.

So you are saying that they updated it correctly then changed it back to the incorrect info?

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:30 am

So my update at 4:22am had "Diary Queen". My update at 7:20am had "Diary Queen". And my update just now shows "Wad Goals", while like you said... zap2it shows "Diary Queen".

Their servers must still be having problems since whatever happened Wednesday.
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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:39 am

Ok, thanks for the help. Maybe they are restoring old backups or something? Hopefully they can figure it out soon.

Thanks again.

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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:57 am

Just got a response from Rob at SD and he showed me the data was correct. I did another EPG123 update and it was also correct. So very weird stuff going on.

I am guessing that if you do an update on your guide, it will also be fixed.

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Post by garyan2 » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:19 am

Nope, mine still shows "Wad Goals".
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Post by Space » Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:25 am

Very strange. I updated at 7:38pm, 11:51pm, and 12:46am ET and the first two were the incorrect info, and the last finally had the correct info. Perhaps it hasn't updated your local station yet? Not sure if Rob is still looking at this, I directed him to this thread.

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