TV series parent pages displaying "Not Yet Released"

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Many TV show parent pages are displaying the message "Not Yet Released" even though they are a few years old. This seems to be a recent problem occurring all over the site with TV series pages.

Examples:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1826940
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1741256
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1819509
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2400391
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1986770
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Tupac Amaru

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This appears to be a bug in the partial cast and crew credits (simple) view, voting is still available in the full cast and crew credits (combined) view.

Simple: New Girl (2011– ) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1826940/
Combined: "New Girl" (2011) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1826940/c...

Simple: Suburgatory (2011– ) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1741256/
Combined: "Suburgatory" (2011) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1741256/c...
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All very odd. There have been some reports of TV series not having their voting open:

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topi...

Now the question is: has the problem spread massively or is this some kind of attempt to fix this problem that hasn't worked properly?

Is there a common pattern? Are they all still ongoing? Do they all have at least one of the most recent episodes marked with an unknown date?

I did look up something like Eastenders, and that has no such problem, but also doesn't include future episodes without a date:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0088512/e...
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Only very known Tv serials are affected !!!
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Eastenders is one of the largest British TV series, as is Dr Who:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0436992/
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Big Bang Theory is also working fine:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0898266/

As is Two and a Half Men:
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0369179/

So it isn't a popularity thing
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Thanks for reporting this, our staff will take a look shortly.
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Any news on fixing the issue? I wanted to vote on "Justified" but couldn't because it says "Not Yet Released"...
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The bug only happens on the simple view of the page. You should be able to rate "Justified" (2010) at the combined view.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1489428/combined
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Tupac Amaru

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No many use combined view !!!
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Tupac Amaru,

It may be true that few users use the combined view. However, until such time as the IMDb technical staff corrects the problem, it allows people to still rate television shows. Likewise, since the IMDb technical staff can verify that it works for the combined view, it may help them track down the root cause of why it is not working for the simple view.

In case you wish to use the combined view by default:
1. Click account in the upper right hand part of any IMDb page. This will bring you to the site details and user preferences page [https://secure.imdb.com/register-imdb...].
2. Click "Update your site preferences" in the "Personalize" column.
3. On the "Site Preferences" page, check "Always display full cast and crew credits" in the "Title pages" section.
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I tried unchecking and checking this option, but I still cannot see the user ratings in http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0770828/r... ...
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This isn't fixed yet, is it?