Series aired on National Geographic Channel

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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby steve1977 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:21 pm

steve1977 wrote:
furby wrote:I thought it was going great but then realised I had duplicates. Sad Face.

No, for some reason it doesn't work. Guess they have deny on their robots file or something. I could be wrong though, here's the schedule pages http://natgeotv.com/uk/listings/weekly/wild/110612/3 if someone could figure it out (it's ddmmyy).

I think what I'm going to do is go back as far as I can in the guide and then work my way through the weeks. I was looking for episodes before which was a mistake. I'll see if I have time later and make a google doc of it. Would quite like to get this done.


This is very great. I looked at the link and this indeed provides basically all the information we need to make this perfect. It just is a lot of work to get it done...

Four questions:

1) How far are you now and could you share the work over googledocs and that we can both work at it?

2) Did you find out how far the tv guide goes back? It would be easier to start from as far back as possible to avoid pain of duplicates

3) Do you include all episodes in the "guide", which are marked as "episode 999" (as all others are part of actual series)?

4) How do we treat episode such as "Anaconda: Killer Snake" (http://natgeotv.com/uk/listings/weekly/wild/110612/3). Given it is "episode 999", it does not belong to a series. However, it may not be "WILD" but "Natgeo Documentaries" (rf to http://natgeotv.com/uk/anaconda-killer-snake/about). I searched on thetvd.com and it does not show up under "Documentaries".


Please let me know your thoughts. It would really be fantastic to have "WILD" properly cleaned up soon!!!


Any further thoughts and/or progress? Really desperate to get WILD back on thetvdb.

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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby furby » Wed Oct 03, 2012 4:02 am

Sorry to be silent about this for so long, but let's get this out of the way first. I hate National Geographic, WILD, Google Docs and steve for bringing this into my life :P *calm* *calm*

I'll update this post a bit later with "better" news.
Please link to the series/episode page and your sources. Wikipedia is NOT a valid source.

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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby dd314159 » Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:42 am

TVTango has alot of the "schedule" sites combined into one huge "past" database.
[url]http://www.tvtango.com/listings?filters[date][month]=1&filters[date][day]=1&filters[date][year]=2012&commit.x=21&commit.y=13[/url] ... sorry I think the "[]" are throwing my url link off here.
I've got an offline extractor that can search their dB for specific things...I use it to find "Specials" for Travel Channel Docs, but I could alter it if you need a certain show extracted.
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby furby » Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:17 am

Busy weekend there but I've got all of 2010 listed, will find a way to paste it into the forum.

That would be great dd314159, then I could confirm if it was the first showing that I have. Problem with the Nat Geo is that it doesn't have any data before 2010. Actually can you just get the data for Nat Geo WILD? It only seems to be later years that they preprend with "WILD:"
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby dd314159 » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:33 am

I'll pull wild and see what comes up...it's not perfect but it seems to go back further in time than other sites.
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby dd314159 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 4:41 pm

hmmm. I'm confused. I was under the impression that Nat Geo Wild was a Series, not a channel, and I don't see it listed as such there (TVTango). I'm glad to help, but perhaps you can clarify what it is you are looking for.

As an example: this page: [url]http://www.tvtango.com/listings?filters[date][month]=1&filters[date][day]=5&filters[date][year]=2012&commit.x=20&commit.y=12[/url]
Under NATGEO shows a special Diving Into Noah's Flood, of course airing 05Jan2012. If that's what you are after I have some of that data already pulled for NAT GEO.
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby furby » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:02 am

It's both as far as I can tell. Like National Geographic channel, they do stand alone documentaries and also have long running series. Mostly the Dog whisperer (hundreds of repeats). Seems to be more recently that they actually title shows "Wild: Show Title"

What do you get if you search for show/episode called "The Whale that ate Jaws"?
It shows up as WILD on the NatGeo site and also http://natgeotv.com/uk/the-whale-that-ate-jaws/about in the WILD TV guide

I can see WILD down as a Network on the TVTango website
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby dd314159 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:52 am

i missed the WILD network...I only scrolled down to the N's :-)
Let me take a look....

also, pretty sure TVTango is only showing US air dates. For NatGeo and Wild that could be a problem.
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby furby » Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:39 pm

It's Nat Geo Wild actually. Don't worry too much about it just curious.
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Re: Series aired on National Geographic Channel

Postby dd314159 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 2:44 pm

See if this is helpful
https://sites.google.com/site/tvdatamine/documents/NatGeoWild_Jan11-Jul12.csv?attredirects=0&d=1

If it is I'll work on other years going backwards until I seem to run out of what's there.
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