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Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by slinger45, Sep 3, 2013.

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  1. slinger45

    slinger45 AllStar

    Aug 5, 2007
    Just a heads up since the new season is starting on BBCA this week, my series pass, set to first run isnt auto recording the new eps so for those of you who watch the show you might have to manually record. Airing Tu-Fr at 10pm ET on 264.
  2. jerrylove56

    jerrylove56 Godfather

    Jun 14, 2008
    North Alabama
    I caught that too. Good update. Wild show.
  3. lokar

    lokar Icon

    Oct 7, 2006
    Are these shown uncut? My wife and I just watched the first season of this show on Amazon Prime and loved it but all the episodes seem to be in the 52-58 min range, never mind some of the subject matter might be too graphic for a TV channel.
  4. DrZ

    DrZ Godfather

    Nov 13, 2006
    It's not unusual for shows shown in the UK to get tagged in the guide with their original UK broadcast dates when they show up on BBC America. As a result it's best to set up your season passes to record both original and repeats. That way you'll still get it even if it's tagged with the orignial UK broadcast date.
  5. Drucifer

    Drucifer Well-Known Member

    Feb 12, 2009
    NY Hudson...
  6. RunnerFL

    RunnerFL Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    It's common practice, not to mention technically correct since it is in fact the "first aired" date. There are several networks that do this with shows previously broadcast in another country.
  7. trainman

    trainman Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9, 2008
    The networks aren't actually the ones providing the original air dates; it's Tribune Media Services. The networks only provide Tribune with the show names/episode numbers, and then Tribune matches that info up against their database. Since they provide program listings in Canada and the U.K., shows that first aired in one of those countries will already be in their database with the original air date from that country.
  8. Mike Bertelson

    Mike Bertelson 6EQUJ5 WOW! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Jan 24, 2007
    As Drucifer posted, there already is a thread in the TV Show Talk forum. Since this is not strictly a DIRECTV discussion I'm closing this and asking everyone to continue discussion in the previous thread.

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