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Offline prl

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The IceTV EPG has been scheduling two consecutive 30min slots for RBT (it's not currently running), with the first slot marked as first run and the second marked as a repeat, but the broadcast is actually a single 60min slot. The contents may well be a mix of new and recycled material, but there's only one "what happened to them" segment at the end of the 60min slot, and it refers back to all the incidents in the full 60min.

Treating it as two 30min shows with the second one a repeat really doesn't reflect what's in the broadcast.
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Re: RBT is a single 1-hour episodes, not two half-hour episodes
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2019, 03:53:11 PM »
has this been fixed in the last 2 weeks?

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Re: RBT is a single 1-hour episodes, not two half-hour episodes
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2019, 07:44:05 PM »
Hi there Adrian -

The episodes that are currently being screened on 9Go, are being scheduled on the guides as a 1 hour episode repeat, however they are two separate episodes. For instance, the ones appearing on 22 July are Chicken Catcher and The Carer which both aired in 2018. Unfortunately, if we create a 1 hour episode Chicken Catcher/The Carer it could cause issues with a team member incorrectly marking it as a new episode.

There are some new episodes being screened tomorrow evening on 9 in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Tasmania which have no ep names at this stage. The NRL states are playing Thursday Night Footy and Golden Point at the same time.

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Re: RBT is a single 1-hour episodes, not two half-hour episodes
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2019, 09:47:16 PM »
prl says they are a mix of new & repeat. having watched one 2 weeks back i kinda know what prl means cause some of the episode i was having dejavu & other parts was fresh but not as two distinct episodes, it definitely felt blended

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Re: RBT is a single 1-hour episodes, not two half-hour episodes
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2019, 05:52:33 PM »
That's just what I meant. RBT is being shown as single 1-hour episodes with what looks like a mix of new and old material. It's definitely not being shown as two distinct half-hour episodes, one new and one repeated (which would be a bit more honest).

These shows already contain lots of repeated material within the show to stretch it out(apparently they think the memory span of their viewers is shorter than the length of an ad break). Mixing recycled stuff with new material is really IMO showing a deal of contempt for their audience.


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