Echo & Alexa User Discussions and Support Forums

When a person is not breathing, permanent brain damage begins after 4 minutes and death in 6 minutes after that. Can you count on help arriving before that time? Learning proper CPR techniques is easy and you can learn it in 30 minutes at CPR Test Center.

TV listings in UK

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

TV listings in UK
« on: December 09, 2017, 11:12:38 am »
Has anybody else in the UK noticed that you can now get TV listings through Alexa?
It seems limited though since, as far as I can tell with my testing, the only channel it will give full listings for is BBC One. Saying "Alexa, what's on BBC One tonight" will give the the programmes on BBC One but any other channel (e.g. "Alexa, what's on BBC Two tonight") will just give a list of top programmes across several channels (appears to be BBC1, BBC2, ITV, and Channel 4).
Has anybody had any different results, are there any other channels which you can get full listings for?

Offline AlanH

  • *****
  • 393
Re: TV listings in UK
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2017, 03:42:05 am »
Similar results here - detailed listings for evening shows on BBC One only.

Re: TV listings in UK
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2017, 12:38:14 pm »
Same here

Re: TV listings in UK
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2017, 01:25:20 pm »
Strangely, it seems that the list of top shows (if you ask for a channel other than BBC One or just "what's on TV") uses less up-to-date listings data than the more detailed listings for BBC One. This is particularly noticeable tonight because when you ask what is on BBC One it tells you that "Sports Personality of the Year" is on at 10:45 PM but the list of top shows has "Drugsland" on BBC One at that time.