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Google search starts listing TV episodes and air dates in results

Discussion in 'TV Show Talk' started by Athlon646464, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Athlon646464

    Athlon646464 Gold Members DBSTalk Gold Club

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    Google search starts listing TV episodes and air dates in results

    Think of this as IMDb baked into your Google search.

    Today, everyone's favorite Search giant from Mountain View announced that users seeking information about their favorite shows, or those just curious about specific series, will now find detailed episode listings within their results.

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  2. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    Good news! Maybe DIRECTV can dump Tribune Media Services and give us accurate Guide info.
     
  3. peds48

    peds48 Genius.

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    Good news! Maybe DIRECTV can dump Tribune Media Services and give us accurate Guide info.
    who's to say that Google is not getting this info from TMS.... !rolling


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  4. Drucifer

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    Like it.
     
  5. tonyd79

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    Just like Tribune data, doesn't work with the Daily Show....
     
  6. Athlon646464

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  7. RunnerFL

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    That's because Google is probably getting their data from Tribune. :D
     
  8. Athlon646464

    Athlon646464 Gold Members DBSTalk Gold Club

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    ^^^
    Which is what made me laugh after reading through the comments........

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  9. phrelin

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    It could be very annoying as TV shows have names that are kind of general.

    I typed in "revolution" and the results were focused on the TV show. I tried "castle" and it was the same kind of results. Why would that be a problem? Well, I typed in "blacklist" and got to page 20 of results and got not one link to the McCarthy Era blacklist. Good luck learning anything.

    In contrast, when I typed in "Roswell" it didn't give me the "TV Show" view. It did offer it as an option off to the right that got me there.

    Google could outsmart themselves one of these days....
     

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