Sources that help to query what is currently on iPlayer (TV or radio).
- BBC iPlayer - TV and Radio Highlights RSS feed
- BBC iPlayer - TV Highlights RSS feed
- BBC iPlayer - Radio Highlights RSS feed
- BBC iPlayer - Most Popular TV RSS feed
- BBC iPlayer - Most Popular Radio RSS feed
Get (400) programmes on a specific channel: http://feeds.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/[channel]/list/limit/400
[channel] can be one of:
If there is a search feed we currently don't know about it - we have to grab all the data we can into cache and then search our own caches.
Sources that can be used to determine more detailed information about a specific episode on iPlayer.
- Get all the useful metadata on an episode you could want http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/playlist/[pid]
- Get information on what video formats a specific version of an episode is available in http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/4/mtis/stream/[version pid]
Sources that can be used to find out about a the upcoming TV or radio schedule.
Some blog posts on the subject which explain all: