Upgrading the TV Guide - Hide Programs

TV guides have come a long way. I'm old enough to remember when we only had a couple of channels and a TV Guide to help us out. Now we have hundreds of channels to sift through to find something to watch. The search capability is nice but I think the next step is a filter capability. I can already turn off channels I don't want to see in my guide. (I do think it should be easier to hide/unhide channels, but at least the capability is there.)

The next step is to be able to hide particular shows. There are certain shows that I know I am never going to watch. The same is probably true for you. My guide should allow me to hide that show, and all future showings, from my everyday listing view. Maybe someone has this already but I haven't seen it. Let's face it, when I am reviewing the guide for my viewing choices, those shows are already off the table, whether it's a movie I've already seen or a show I don't care to see, let's go ahead and hide it so I can get down to my real choices. I like to explore for new shows but wading through a bunch of stuff I don't want to see just hinders my search. Of course this option should come with the ability to temporarily unhide shows and, of course, the ability to unhide a program permanently should I choose.

And the next step would be to have different views of the guide based on different members of the household. My wife has a different list of what to hide than I do. And hiding shows from underaged children sounds like a plus, too.

The technology is already there. I can tell my guide to record a particular instance of a show or the entire series. Seems like it would be the same logic to hide programs so that, instead of putting a red dot on it to show it is scheduled to record, it just doesn't show up. Since it is user controllable, I get to decide how little or much I want displayed in my guide.

Okay, who's going to make this happen?


Is This Your Next Pet?

No shedding, no pooping, no scratching the furniture, and it can easily travel with you... just saying... Thank-you, Japan...

Challenging Baltimore

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Supporting History in Newnan

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Coweta Veterans Club Charity Golf Tournament

14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

10:00 AM
Monday, October 16, 2017
Newnan Country Club
4-Person Scramble, 20 Team Limit

Cost is $75.00 per player
Includes 18 holes, cart, and beverage. Prizes & trophies presented at the award luncheon, immediately after the tournament at the Coweta Veterans Club, 130 Veterans Club Dr, off Hwy 29 South of Newnan Country Club.
Mulligans are $5.00

Entry fees are due no later than September 29, 2017
Make checks payable to "Coweta Veterans Club”
at: P.O. Box 71066  Newnan, Ga.  30271

Questions? Contact:
Billy Alford at 770-253-8531 / avnsec@yahoo.com or
John Skinner at 770-301-4074 / jskinner@numail.org

NOTE: Registration begins at 9:00 am. In case of rain out, the tournament will not be rescheduled.

Happy 70th US Air Force

A few of us got together to celebrate the Air Force's 70th birthday... where were the rest of you? Next year we want a room full!

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