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where does shaw get it's listings for channels from?

I've noticed more then once and so have other people that some shows don't get listed as new and so My PVR doesn't record the show in question, the soup on E. never is listed as new. so my only two options are to manually set it or set a rule to record it and only have 2 items. My only problem is that the E channel moves this show around at times and it will not get recorded.
 

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Rovi is the company that updates the guide info. Often the info that is sent to them from the network themselves does not indicate if the show is new or not so they are unable to update this flag.

I'm currently working on a similar challenge with Global BC News Hour as the listings are not uniform for this either and series recordings are getting missed for some customers.
 

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The two main guide data providers for Canada are Rovi and Tribune Media Services which runs Zap2it.com. If both sources show the same data, then the problem is with the network, not the guide. Specialty networks quite often don't provide episode info, especially for news/talk types of shows.
 

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I would suggest that you mention this to the local Shaw office as other areas have this ability. They just need to make sure they update the info they send to the guide provider each week.
 
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