Experimental: Local Networks (NBC, ABC, FOX) in some major metros via TVE

For me, when I scroll down the page to Schedule, it shows the logo of my local station.
Screenshot 2021-09-11 at 10-41-59 ABC Live Stream

I've been using channels dvr for a while and using this feature for local channels, currently I can watch ABC/CBS/NBC/PBS but not FOX in the Seattle area which is Q13 FOX. Over on fox.com I can use my Hulu creds to watch it. Since the shutdown of Locast, I've had to do without the channel unless I watch it in the Hulu app, is this going to be added in the future or is this not a TV everywhere website?

If it's KCPQ try updating to the latest pre-release version of the DVR software.
If that doesn't fix it, the devs will probably ask you to submit diagnostics from the DVR.

It is KCPQ, and no the latest pre-release didn't add it.


edit: Looking at the log it looks like it doesn't even attempt to try to scan the channel. It goes through NBC/ABC/CBS/PBS(KCTS)/CSPAN then to comedy central.

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I was using LOCAST but they recently had to shutdown. I just enabled this feature on my Channels Server, but only see ABC in my guide. I am in the Snohomish, WA area. Just wanted to ask if there was something else I can try to get the rest of the local channels.

Since it's a FOX O&O station https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Fox_television_affiliates_(table)#Owned-and-operated_stations it should stream programming 7x24 at https://www.fox.com/live/channel/KCPQ/
I would think the developers just need to add the call sign for it in a pre-release version.
Looks like a couple new pre-releases came out
DVR Pre-Release Notes

I'm very surprised that you aren't getting ABC/NBC/CBS/PBS I live in the same area. Are you on the pre-release version?

EDIT: Ok looks like KCPQ Q13 Fox Seattle has been added to todays pre-release! Yay! Thanks devs!
EDIT 2: Looks like KCPQ doesn't work. Sent an email + diagnostics.

Hate raising it because so much work is being done here, but i have a similar issue on CBS: Guide data is pulling WFSB data, but the stream is actually WCBS. Submitted 6ec1df09-922b-4466-aabf-fdbf8cd9713f

I am an annoying edge case, though - my spectrum actual service gives me both locals, but the online stream only provides WCBS.

I was not on the pre-release version, but am now. However, perhaps I am not seeing the local channels because I have an internet only subscription. I tried enabling TVE as a source with my Xfinity login, but got a "Not in Subscription" error. I'm guessing that is the reason? That's why I was using LOCAST (until they shutdown). I'm just looking for an inexpensive way to get the local channels back without an antenna (I tried before, but my reception is pretty bad where I live, and I got rid of my HD Homerum Prime).

How exactly does the geolocating work for the local channels from TVE? Is it tied to anything we enter, or where the public IP shows up as?

Public IP. My TVE comes from an account based thousands of miles away and I have only my locals. I suppose if I put a VPN on my Channels server that gave a different location then I would get those stations, instead.

And to get it to retrigger location I have to remove and re-add my TVE sub right? With Locast gone I need CBS otherwise my wife will kill me from her lack of Jeopardy.

It shows 6003 WFSB

What do you see on the cbs website? https://www.cbs.com/live-tv/stream/tveverywhere/

Weird - this morning i had WCBS, now i have WFSB. We're on a border town for the DMA, so I'm wondering if something like the CDN getting 2 different headends might be in play.

Thanks for confirming - I'll keep an eye out. Too bad they won't serve both like ABC.

While this is on topic: CBS in Sacramento (KOVR) isn't showing up in tveverywhere, yet I can watch it live on https://www.cbs.com/live-tv/stream/tveverywhere using my TVE credentials... does this mean it would be a relatively easy fix to add it?

I think you can just re-scan or restart the server and it should pick up the change in stations. If that doesn't work, then yes, you would need to remove and re-add.

Are you getting any of the locals?
Does it show in the Rescan Channels menu, is there an error.
Have you tried rescanning just the ABC channel?
Working for me on DVR version 2021.09.12.1802

KOVR doesn't show up in the channels list at all:

I am using DirecTV for my TVE -- maybe they have a different contract arrangement than Comcast?

EDIT: forgot to include running version 2021.09.13.1435

Toggle the TVE locals checkbox via https url (i.e. my.channelsdvr.net)

It doesn't look like a 24/7 station: