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How are Categories Handled by the XList Export Functionallity?

Applies to

  • Cablecast 4.6.0+

Answer

Rovi's XList system includes a list of predefined categories.  If a particular Show in Cablecast uses a category that matches the XList category definition, it will be exported with that category.  If it doesn't match one of the predefined categories, it will be exported with a category of "Other".

Additional Information

The following Categories are supported in Cablecast's XList functionallity:

Category Name Notes Cablecast Category Name
Children Primary Category Children
Action/adventure   Children-Action/adventure
Animated   Children-Animated
Arts & Literature   Children-Arts & Literature
Comedy   Children-Comedy
Comedy/drama   Children-Comedy/drama
Drama   Children-Drama
Educational   Children-Educational
entertainment   Children-entertainment
Fantasy   Children-Fantasy
Game Show   Children-Game Show
Health & Fitness   Children-Health & Fitness
History   Children-History
Hobbies & crafts   Children-Hobbies & crafts
ice skating   Children-ice skating
Magazine   Children-Magazine
Music   Children-Music
Mystery & suspense   Children-Mystery & suspense
Nature   Children-Nature
Newscast   Children-Newscast
Newsmagazine   Children-Newsmagazine
Outdoors   Children-Outdoors
Paranormal   Children-Paranormal
Pets   Children-Pets
Reality   Children-Reality
Religion   Children-Religion
Sci-Fi   Children-Sci-Fi
Science & Technology   Children-Science & Technology
Sports   Children-Sports
Talk   Children-Talk
Travel   Children-Travel
Variety   Children-Variety
Other   Children-Other
Lifestyle Primary Category Lifestyle
Advise   Lifestyle-Advise
Arts & literature   Lifestyle-Arts & literature
Auto Info   Lifestyle-Auto Info
Entertainment   Lifestyle-Entertainment
Fashion   Lifestyle-Fashion
Food   Lifestyle-Food
Health & fitness   Lifestyle-Health & fitness
History   Lifestyle-History
Hobbies & crafts   Lifestyle-Hobbies & crafts
Home & Garden   Lifestyle-Home & Garden
Magazine   Lifestyle-Magazine
Martial Arts   Lifestyle-Martial Arts
Outdoors   Lifestyle-Outdoors
Shopping   Lifestyle-Shopping
Travel   Lifestyle-Travel
Music Primary Category Music
Audio   Music-Audio
Awards   Music-Awards
Biography   Music-Biography
Documentary   Music-Documentary
Game Show   Music-Game Show
Magazine   Music-Magazine
Music Videos   Music-Music Videos
Music   Music-Music
Performance   Music-Performance
Reality   Music-Reality
Talk   Music-Talk
Other   Music-Other
Movie Primary Category Movie
Action/adventure   Movie-Action/adventure
Adult   Movie-Adult
Arts & literature   Movie-Arts & literature
Biography   Movie-Biography
Comedy   Movie-Comedy
Comedy/drama   Movie-Comedy/drama
Crime Drama   Movie-Crime Drama
Documentary   Movie-Documentary
Drama   Movie-Drama
Fantasy   Movie-Fantasy
Horror   Movie-Horror
Martial Arts   Movie-Martial Arts
Music   Movie-Music
Musical   Movie-Musical
Mystery & Suspense   Movie-Mystery & Suspense
Paranormal   Movie-Paranormal
Sci-Fi   Movie-Sci-Fi
Western   Movie-Western
Other   Movie-Other
News Primary Category News
Business & finance   News-Business & finance
Documentary   News-Documentary
Newscast   News-Newscast
Newsmagazine   News-Newsmagazine
Other   News-Other
Politics   News-Politics
Public Affairs   News-Public Affairs
Religion   News-Religion
Talk   News-Talk
Other Primary Category Other
Action/adventure   Other-Action/adventure
Adult   Other-Adult
Animated   Other-Animated
Biography   Other-Biography
Business & finance   Other-Business & finance
Comedy   Other-Comedy
Comedy/drama   Other-Comedy/drama
Crime Drama   Other-Crime Drama
Documentary   Other-Documentary
Drama   Other-Drama
Educational   Other-Educational
Fantasy   Other-Fantasy
Game Show   Other-Game Show
History   Other-History
Horror   Other-Horror
Ice Skating   Other-Ice Skating
Musical   Other-Musical
Mystery & Suspense   Other-Mystery & Suspense
Nature   Other-Nature
Paranormal   Other-Paranormal
Pets   Other-Pets
Reality   Other-Reality
Religion   Other-Religion
Sci-Fi   Other-Sci-Fi
Science & Technology   Other-Science & Technology
Soal Opera   Other-Soal Opera
Talk   Other-Talk
Teens   Other-Teens
Variety   Other-Variety
Video Games   Other-Video Games
Western   Other-Western
Other   Other-Other
Sports Primary Category Sports
Baseball   Sports-Baseball
Basketball   Sports-Basketball
Biography   Sports-Biography
Boxing   Sports-Boxing
Documentary   Sports-Documentary
Extreme Sports   Sports-Extreme Sports
Football   Sports-Football
Golf   Sports-Golf
Hockey   Sports-Hockey
Horse Racing   Sports-Horse Racing
Ice Staking (Competition)   Sports-Ice Staking (Competition)
Magazine   Sports-Magazine
Motor Sports   Sports-Motor Sports
Newscast   Sports-Newscast
Newsmagazine   Sports-Newsmagazine
Olympics   Sports-Olympics
Outdoors   Sports-Outdoors
Pro Wrestling   Sports-Pro Wrestling
Reality   Sports-Reality
Roller Sports   Sports-Roller Sports
Soccer   Sports-Soccer
Sports   Sports-Sports
Talk   Sports-Talk
Tennis   Sports-Tennis
Track & Field   Sports-Track & Field
Volleyball   Sports-Volleyball
Water Sports   Sports-Water Sports
Winter Sports   Sports-Winter Sports
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