Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

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elprice7345
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Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

Postby elprice7345 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:12 pm

It's been several months since V2 of TVDB went live.

Is there any plan to bring back the Airs Before/After fields for Special episodes?

These were very useful for making the special episodes visible within the season and reducing inappropriate episode creation.

It seems like it would save the admins time if this feature would be re-enabled.

JDavis
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Re: Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

Postby JDavis » Fri Nov 23, 2018 2:00 am

How this hasn't been restored yet is beyond me.

elprice7345
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Re: Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

Postby elprice7345 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 2:30 pm

Has some functionality been turned on?

When I added a special episode to "What on Earth?": https://www.thetvdb.com/series/what-on-earth/episodes/6941587

I wasn't able to add the airs before/after info when I created the episode, but I was able to add it after I created the episode by editing the episode.

But, adding the airs after info, didn't make the episode appear in the season 4 listing.

So, it seems like the airs before/after functionality is sort of there?

szsori
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Re: Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

Postby szsori » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:45 pm

Yes, the control for adding the information was added back in. It won't appear within the individual seasons yet... coming soon.

annomatik
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Re: Will the Airs Before/After Fields Be added Back to TVDB?

Postby annomatik » Tue Dec 18, 2018 4:49 pm

Great! :-) I was missing this feature a lot.