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TheTVDB

TheTVDB.com
Web address TheTVDB.com
Commercial? No
Type of site
Online database for television programs
Registration Registration is optional for members to participate in discussions, comments, ratings, and voting.
Available in English
Created by Original database website by Josh Walters
Alexa rank
negative increase 14 303 (May 2015)[1]
Current status Active

TheTVDB.com is a community driven database of television shows. All content and images on the site have been contributed by the site's users; the site uses collaborative editing to maintain standards and quality. The database schema and website are open source under the GNU General Public License.[2]

Purpose

The stated aim to be the most complete and accurate source of information on TV series from many languages and countries. It provides a repository of series, season and episode images that can be used in various types of Home theater PC software to make the visual interface experience more appealing.[3]

Applications

The site has a full XML API that allows other software and websites to use this information. The API is currently being used by the myTV add-in for Windows Media Center, Kodi (formerly XBMC); Plex; the meeTVshows and TVNight plugins for Meedio (a digital recorder acquired by Yahoo.com); the MP-TVSeries plugin for MediaPortal, Numote (iPhone/Android app and set-top device), and more.[3]

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