Naming video files/TV shows
|Create Video Libraries|
|1. The Basics|
|2. Source Folder|
|3. Movie Setup|
|4a. TV Show Setup|
|4b. Seasons Setup|
|4c. Episodes Setup|
|5. Music Videos Setup|
|6. Add Source & Scrape|
|7. Scraping Problems|
|Video library||Create Video Library||TV shows|
There are two components to TV Shows that need to be accurate for a successful scrape:
- Correct naming of the TV Show
- Correct numbering of the Episodes
This page details the TV Show folder. Season folders and episodes are discussed in the following pages.
2 TV Show Folders
Each TV Show requires its own folder in the Source folder
The naming of your TV Show folder is critical to ensure the scrapers can correctly identify the TV Show and its episodes.
TV Show Name (Year) - This is the correct naming format for the TV Show folder
If you are unsure of the name or year, then check which scraper you are using and visit the appropriate site for correct naming:
2.1 Split folders
Split folders are TV Shows that have episodes split between two or more folders located in different Sources. This may occur when a long running show is progressively saved on one drive but, over time, the drive has been filled with other content, forcing you to save new episodes on another drive.
To ensure these split TV Shows are correctly scraped as the same show, you must ensure that the TV Show folder names are identical. A slight variance could see a different show scraped for the second folder. If using NFO Files, then copy the NFO file from one location into the other split folders.
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