Tvlisting 2

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Retrieves and displays TV listings from the Internet

'tvlisting' is a Perl script that retrieves and displays the TV listing from the Internet. It currently uses as the source of the listings. This script can output the listing as text, HTML, LaTeX, and Xawtv. It can also be used as a CGI script with HTML output. Options include: retrieve listings for any given date and time in 2-hour intervals, filter channels, filter shows' information, color output.



Verified by

Verified on


Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

3 July 2003

Leaders and contributors

Kurt Hindenburg Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to useLWP_UserAgent
Required to usewget
Required to use
  • one of:* lynx
Required to usePerl 5.6.0 or later
Required to usecurl
Required to useHTML_TreeBuilder


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