Timezones: problem

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I think there's something wrong with timezones: all American TV shows are airing 1 hour before than usual - according to calendar on your site. Maybe because of the daylight saving time? All European TV shows (on BBC, E4, Chanel 4 etc.) are fine. Can you, please, fix this? Thanks!

(For example: My timezone is CET. 'Glee' was airing every Wednesday at 2:00, but now, Trakt Calendar is showing it starts at 1:00. 'The Amazing Race' was airing in 2:00 on Mondays, now it's airing in 1:00.)
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Tom Parks

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Tom Parks

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By the way, maybe I am wrong (I'm generally overly confused about timezones/daylight saving times) - so I'm sorry.

I know I watched 'The Vampire Diaries' on Friday morning (in 2:00) online - but trakt showed it starts at 1:00.
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Fluff

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I've noticed that too.
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alix.axel

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Same here (Lisbon), it's 23:39 and trakt says House airs at 0:00 while in reality it airs in 1h21m according to tvcountdown.com. I also think the timezone selection should be capital / city based and not by blind offsets, then a simple date_timezone_set($houseMD, timezone_open('Europe/Lisbon')) would fix it (this is just an example of course).
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Olly S

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I've also noticed this problem. I'm based in China and I notice that things seem to be an hour off. Since China does not use DST I also think this might be where the problem is.
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dunpealhunter

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Maybe this website http://worldtimeengine.com can be used to get the correct time automatically. They have a workable API that can be used in the trakt database.
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Yuri Alvarez

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Here too, everything I scrobbled it's showed as done 1 hour in the future :(
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scott.henderson

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My shows are also showing up one hour later than they actually air in the calendar, and shows marked watched are off by an hour as well.
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Elrondp

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It also happens with the UTC -4:30 timezone when marking as seen.
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Olly S

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This problem still exists for me. Can anything be done?
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Justin, Founder

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This should be fixed, I re-did the way time conversions are done.