Frontline New Episode

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654456
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Re: Frontline New Episode

Postby 654456 » Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:07 pm

Plex DVR is reporting the next episode as "S36E01 - North Korea's Deadly Dictator" I don't know if they are adding numbering like they did with NOVA or what but I thought I would let you know.

DannyDroid
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Re: Frontline New Episode

Postby DannyDroid » Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:11 am

DannyDroid wrote:Bump.

I found out "Syria Undercover" (30mins) and "The Regime" (30mins) aired as one episode (60 mins).

28. Syria Undercover
29. The Regime
30. A Perfect Terrorist

Or

28. Syria Undercover / The Regime
39. A Perfect Terrorist


Heres the intro I found online that should hopefully clear up what I mean; http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2xl7gl

winger22
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Re: Frontline New Episode

Postby winger22 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:06 pm

Tron77 wrote:Also look at this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Frontline_(PBS)_episodes

See Season 28, it does list the original broadcast of Vaccine War and then "continuation" of season 28" in Season 33's fourth episode.


If you look at this http://thetvdb.com/?tab=season&seriesid ... 8680&lid=7 again you will notice that it is missing March broadcast.


@Tron77 I'm trying to understand these "updated" Frontline episodes. Are they expected to be entered into database as two (or more) separate episodes, or just one entry?

Example - recent airing of American Patriot on 12/5/2017 indicated "This is an updated program that originally aired May 16, 2017." TheTVDB.com currently has this episode as Season 2017, Episode 12 with air date of 5/16/2017. The online PBS version at PBS.com is the updated version and indicates Season 35, Episode 10.

I also just went thru a renumbering of NOVA episodes, so also have to ask about the difference in Season numbers between TheTVdb and PBS.com.