With the MDB Postprocessor version 1.3, which is already part of WG++ since Beta build 1.1.1/53.2 it is possible to grab series episode data from IMDb.com. Potentially this series episode data can contain the IMDb episode_id, the episode number, episode title and basically all other EPG data for the actual series episode that is available in IMDb. Before this only the generic Series data could be optained, there was no episode matching.
To get this to work, a dedicated MDB ini is used, imdb.com.imdb_series.ini, which is available in the MDB postprocessor section of the EPG Channels page: http://www.webgrabplus.com/sites/default/files/download/ini/info/zip/MDB%20postprocessor_imdb.com.imdb_series.zip. Since the MDB postprocessor main purpose is to add show details to the already grabbed (source) EPG, the shows in it must be matches with IMDb movies and/or series. For this new functionality to work, the matching algoritme uses the Series title in combination with the Episode title (sub-title) . Consequently, the 'source' EPG must at least contain this Series Title (like 'CSI: Miami') and Episode Title (like 'Last Stand') and preferable also some cast member.
The series episode data obtained by this can be mixed with- /added to - the EPG source data in the same way as is done with the MDB movies , using the REX postprocessor.
The existing functionality, adding movie and generic series data to the grabbed EPG data, is still available. For that the other MDB ini's can still be used. It is arranged such that both methods can be used in one run from the same EPG source file. It will automatically add movie data to movies and series episode data to series.
The Documentation page also contains a new section how to configure the MDB postprocessor http://www.webgrabplus.com/documentation/configuration-mdb.
At this moment this functionality is only available for English language EPG data, simply because IMDb doesn't provided other language data.
Program Development - Jan van Straaten ------- Web design - Francis De Paemeleere
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