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Problem: You are trying to see a movie that appears on television rarely.
Suggestion: Produce media search web page that will accept a search term such as a movie title or radio program name. When such a program is scheduled to run the web site will send an e-mail, fax or phone call to you to alert
of the program.
The web site would generate revenue by including ads on the site as well as placing ads in the e-mails sent to users.
Nov. 25, 2005 update: I just discovered that A&E is offering this for viewers. See the top of the page for "e-mail reminder" at the link below.
A&E is offering this service for viewers of specific programs
[Sunstone, Nov 25 2005]
canistream.it will tell you what service carries your favorite movies or shows for free, rental, or for purchase. It will search across Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, Crackle, YouTube and epix, among others
Thanks to Komando.com [Sunstone, Mar 03 2013]
||Nice. Perhaps the search should also allow the user to narrow the search terms to a specific episode number. Then they would be notified when specific episodes that they missed, will be shown in reruns.