Add mobile alerts

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It would be great if IMDb could send alerts to my smartphone for items in my watchlist such as reminders for upcoming TV episodes and movie release reminders.
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Naor Rapid Yozem

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Watch list notifications improvement.

Could you have a notification that tells you when movies from your watchlist (currently) get released to dvd/blue-ray?
The same from unreleased movies to cinema?
That'll ne amazing.
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I used to subscribe to a website - locatetv.com  where you could put in a movie or tv show (episode) and get an email notification when it was going to be on TV (broadcast or cable or premium cable like HBO)

it would be great and fantastic if IMDB could replicate that service and now also add streaming channels like Netflix, Hulu, etc.

Unfortunately, locatetv went out of business last year I think. 

here is a Wayback Machine image of what it looked like:
https://web.archive.org/web/20160110135457/http://www.locatetv.com/
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I don't believe IMDb has such a function, although they did at one time show TV listings for the USA. Although they don't seem to do this anymore, the company that provided the data is still in operation. If you live in the US or Canada, you might check it out: http://tvlistings.zap2it.com/

While I don't think it does what you want, you can enter a TV Show or movie title and it will show you if it is playing on a local channel in the next 2 weeks.
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I think your comment might have overloaded Zap2it.  it's crashing a lot and running very slowly.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Question about TV Schedule.

Is there any way IMDB can email/text me when one of the shows in my Watchlist is about to be on TV? What is the easiest way to find out automatically when one of my Watchlist shows is about to be aired on TV?
Thank you in advance for any help you could offer.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled tv-show episode premier watchlist.

Hey IMDb,

Great work on the app and site. I have an idea though that would make it even better :) I watch a lot of tv-series. Because I live in Holland (EU) it sometimes is a lot of work keeping track of when new episodes/seasons are being broadcasted in other country's like the US. I would love to have a feature in my watchlist that shows me what new episodes of the tv-shows on my watchlist premiere and when. It could work like a calender or something. This way I don't have to visit the tv-series page each time and check the episode list and I can always keep track of new episodes of my favorite shows.

What do you think?

Best regards,
Bas Aarts
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Notifications for Movie Release Dates for Selected Titles (or on Watchlist).

It would be incredible useful if you could create the option of being notified when movies are bring releases that had been previously selected for this notification by the user (or even for the ones that had been added to the Watchlist before their release).
This way I could know straight away when my highly anticipated movies have finally been released without manually checking (and let's be honest - forgetting to check) every few weeks/months.
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Sorry my bad mates