Recording searched-for programs

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Recording searched-for programs

If I search for a program that will air sometime in the next two weeks or so, no problem.  But if I search for one that is going to air in, say, a month, it won't actually record.  In the first case, the recorder knows the channel as well as the network.  In the second case, the recorder knows the network, but not the channel.

I noticed this today when I happened to see a commercial for "Manhattan" starting tonight.  I had heard about it a while back, searched for it, and set it to record... but the series manager showed no upcoming airings.  I had to search again and add another recording.

How do I get the recorder to actually record what I want, and not just leave a vague reminder for me to maybe notice if I happen to scroll through the Series Manager, hopefully before I miss the pilot?

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Re: Recording searched-for programs

a fail proof plan is to set the show to record not mote than two weeks in advanced when the show is actually in the DVRs guide data base

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ACE - Expert

Re: Recording searched-for programs

If you had just let the DVR do its job, odds are the episode would have recorded anyway....

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