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I am pretty solid with Mediamaster and use it to update my library. I find it works great on movies.

If it can't find it - I have it set to ask me. I just enter in the IMDB movie ID number and boom. Done. Perfect every time.

For TV shows- It does not seems to have this feature.

For some reason I can't get it to recognize nip tuck series. I tried a few different main folder names.

If I enter the IMDB number it think's it's a movie. It names the folder funny, and does not organize the metadata for seasons correctly - or fetch the mediabrowser banners and stuff.


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Nip/Tuck




So now what ??

I tried NIP TUCK

NIP-TUCK

NIPTUCK

I am confused what to do.

Entering the IMDB number does not work well on TV shows.

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But that does not tell Mediamaster what it is... so it fetches properly.
I don't need to rename it. I want Mediamaster to fetch the coverart metadata and backdrops... folder icons and such.



OK I tried it and it came out as "NIP" because windows declined the " / " for a folder name.

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Anyone know how to convert a movie to a TV show ????

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Or is there an alternative to mediamaster I should consider>?

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Have you tried 'Nip-Tuck' as an alternative - don't use it but might work.
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I tried :

NIP TUCK
NIPTUCK
NIP-TUCK

none worked.

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Putting in the IMDB number turns it into a movie and it does not show properly ... as such.

I want to keep it as a TV SHOW.

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Sorry should have read a little further back - why not ask on the MCM forums, seems a more likely place to get more interest than here.
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I had the same problem with not only Nip/Tuck but many other series so I just manually enter each one into media master now and then I can manipulate the meta-data any way I want. I don't like the description for many of my movies and TV shows because they seem to describe every minute of the program instead of just giving the plot line.






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So you saying you manually fetched every episide and edited it?

I have all 6 seasons. That seems like a lot of work for something medimaster normally would do automatically and to my satisfaction.

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Or did I not understand?

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I know it sounds like a lot of work but the Info from MCM - IMDB is often incomplete and/or inaccurate. My way is not for everyone but it works for me and I don't mind a little extra effort to get the result I want.

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I know it sounds like a lot of work but the Info from MCM - IMDB is often incomplete and/or inaccurate. My way is not for everyone but it works for me and I don't mind a little extra effort to get the result I want.

I just used the RageTV ID and it worked great.

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