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Old 23-01-2013, 09:51
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I was fed up with the Radio Times and TV Guide sites for Freeview programme listings and did a Google search and found 'LocateTV', the Freeview Guide:

http://www.locatetv.com/uk/listings/freeview


In my opinion it gives all the Freeview channels, easily laid out and easy to use and it even the Freeview channel numbers. Thought I would recommend this site to others!
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Old 23-01-2013, 10:08
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Thank you for that link. I see all the itv channels' logos need updating

I rarely use the laptop in the room with the TV so use Radio Times and my heavily edited EPG instead as a rule.
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Old 23-01-2013, 10:36
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Thank you for that link. I see all the itv channels' logos need updating

I rarely use the laptop in the room with the TV so use Radio Times and my heavily edited EPG instead as a rule.
Yes, but the logos don't really matter. I accept not everyone likes looking at listings on their PC/laptop. However my EPG often has listings that haven't loaded properly and you can't see as much on the screen at any one time. Horses for courses and Tescos for burgers!
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Old 23-01-2013, 10:43
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For me, and many others, the best you'll get is Digiguide. Click Here
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Old 23-01-2013, 10:48
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For me, and many others, the best you'll get is Digiguide. Click Here
That looks good Paddy for those who don't mind the fee!
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Old 23-01-2013, 16:39
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I was fed up with the Radio Times and TV Guide sites for Freeview programme listings and did a Google search and found 'LocateTV', the Freeview Guide:

http://www.locatetv.com/uk/listings/freeview


In my opinion it gives all the Freeview channels, easily laid out and easy to use and it even the Freeview channel numbers. Thought I would recommend this site to others!
Thanks for the link will use this instead of tvguide.co.uk
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Old 23-01-2013, 17:24
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For me, and many others, the best you'll get is Digiguide. Click Here
Digiguide is awesome - the searching and reminders based on that are second to none
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Old 23-01-2013, 17:38
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I was fed up with the Radio Times and TV Guide sites for Freeview programme listings and did a Google search and found 'LocateTV'
Fine if you live in London or the nations but lacking information for the English regions.
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Old 23-01-2013, 17:45
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Digiguide is awesome - the searching and reminders based on that are second to none
Digiguide is good but could use some tidying up. Continuing to list closed channels and having channels marked as "no listings available" isn't really acceptable in a premium product.
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Old 23-01-2013, 18:40
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Thanks for the link will use this instead of tvguide.co.uk
No worries

Fine if you live in London or the nations but lacking information for the English regions.
Sorry I didn't know that. I live in Thurrock (Essex), but we have to put up with London programmes.
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Old 25-01-2013, 19:03
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No worries



Sorry I didn't know that. I live in Thurrock (Essex), but we have to put up with London programmes.
Poor old chinchin
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Old 25-01-2013, 20:10
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Anyone used the official Freeview guide? Looks OK at first glance, all regions and up to two weeks of listings.

http://freeview.co.uk/TV-Guide
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Old 25-01-2013, 20:44
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www.tvguide.co.uk
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Old 25-01-2013, 20:56
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Anyone used the official Freeview guide? Looks OK at first glance, all regions and up to two weeks of listings.

http://freeview.co.uk/TV-Guide
Good, but only 9 channels to a page jxp.

I used to use that one, but as I only have Freeview there were too many pay channels on there for my liking.
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Old 25-01-2013, 21:29
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Poor old chinchin
Indeed!
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Old 25-01-2013, 23:46
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i use the FREE desktop app TVBrowser similar to Digiguide create your own list it has freeview / freesat / sky channels / foreign TV Chans set up your own channels list
create favourites / series reminders etc i've used it for years with no problems
most uk channels have 2 weeks listings / Foreign up to a month
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http://www.tvbrowser.org/en/screenshots-mainmenu-7.html
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Old 25-01-2013, 23:58
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i use the FREE desktop app TVBrowser
It's pretty good but can take a while to set up and customise.
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Old 27-01-2013, 23:43
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Digiguide on the desktop but http://www.zingzing.tv is my favourite web-based guide.
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Old 05-02-2013, 22:19
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Thanks for the link will use this instead of tvguide.co.uk
Good, but only 9 channels to a page jxp.

I used to use that one, but as I only have Freeview there were too many pay channels on there for my liking.
I use this one and fine it nice and easy to use. You can choose the channels you regularly watch and keep them saved. I've got this as an app on my iPod too.
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Old 09-02-2013, 19:52
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There's a quite good comparison of program guides, both physical and digital here:

http://www.radioandtelly.co.uk/tellyguides/
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Old 09-02-2013, 20:12
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Old 09-02-2013, 20:38
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I did a little google search and like the look of this one.

http://www.zingzing.co.uk/tvguide/

It may take a little bit of playing around to get things where you want them but it seems very similar to Digiguide.

Edit: Sorry googleking I didn't notice you had already posted a link to this site.

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Old 09-02-2013, 21:14
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http://www.locatetv.com/uk/listings/freeview


In my opinion it gives all the Freeview channels
How do you get it to display the 'radio' Freeeview channels?
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Old 12-02-2013, 00:02
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I did a little google search and like the look of this one.

http://www.zingzing.co.uk/tvguide/

It may take a little bit of playing around to get things where you want them but it seems very similar to Digiguide.

Edit: Sorry googleking I didn't notice you had already posted a link to this site.
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH my eyes the colours...I have really bad difficulties reading this
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Old 12-02-2013, 02:29
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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH my eyes the colours...I have really bad difficulties reading this
Click on style and change the display layout.
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