ISO site that does TV recommendation based on interests
January 17, 2008 11:15 AM   Subscribe

Is there a cable tv listing site that suggest shows based on interests (tagging perhaps?)

My friend just convinced me to get cable so I can watch Project Runway, which is a great show. But with all these channels, I am having a tough time finding out what's on and what's not?

I have tried but I don't find it very useful.

There are a few criteria that I'm looking for:
+ ability to enter interests as filters
+ ability to highlight popular shows (I am a designer and thus needs to know what people are watching these days)
+ ability to see a timeline that extends for the entire week.

I would like to see a way to construct a tv calendar around my regular schedule.

Thanks in advance.

posted by seeminglee to Society & Culture (6 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Heh. Someone asked a very similar yesterday. Spooky.
posted by smackfu at 11:23 AM on January 17, 2008

Disclaimer: I work for the company that powers this site. AOL TV Listings can do what you want, I think.
posted by mkb at 12:18 PM on January 17, 2008

Haven't read the other thread, but:

I think used to do this? But they are no more (bought by
Perhaps MeeVee
posted by misterbrandt at 12:18 PM on January 17, 2008

I use MeeVee and it definitely lets you enter interests and/or specific shows as favorites.

You can view schedules in 3-hour, 1-day and 1-week blocks.

You can also send a program request to your TiVo from their listings.
posted by briank at 1:59 PM on January 17, 2008

I have to say that I had to do a double take when I saw this question. I asked the one yesterday and I wondered how the heck it got moved up to today.

Having investigated my whole two options from yesterday, I'd have to say that MeeVee, as recommended above, will probably do the job. I need to go mark best answer, I guess. It could be so much better, though.
posted by bristolcat at 2:21 PM on January 17, 2008

Hey guys thanks so much for the recommendation to MeeVee!

I checked them out a few days ago and I can't love it more. Blogged about it today.

I can't thank you enough. I'm hooked. Now I am even thinking of getting a TiVo after I found this gem.

posted by seeminglee at 4:29 PM on January 20, 2008

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