TV Mini-Series attribute not displaying on page (multiple shows)

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Hello IMDB Community,

I have noticed a problem with every mini series I have watched where the field that displays what the entry is (TV Series, etc) doesn't actually display as TV Mini-Series on the show's page (it just shows as TV Series but is does display as a TV Mini-Series in search results.

Ex: If I search for "Homefront" in IMDB (I'm looking for the 2012 UK show). I see a bunch of shows come up in the results. For the UK version I see TV Mini-Series but when I click into the actual page it just says TV Series. I'm using the app on Android. I'm pretty sure this happens through the browser as well.

Further to this... in the same search results there is also a Video Game from 2011 but when I click into that page it doesn't even display that attribute. It's blank. What's going on?

It's fine if you see these in search results because you know what you're clicking into given the attributes show correctly in search results but if you happen to land directly on the page from some other source then you don't have the benefit of seeing those attributes. If I somehow landed directly on the video game I probably would have thought it was a movie because "Movie" doesn't display either which I also find strange.

IMHO these attributes should display on their respective pages (either Movie, TV Series, TV Mini-Series, Video Game, etc.) so there is no onfusion as to what you're looking at.

At minimum I'd like to see TV Mini-Series fixed.

Thanks.
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Karen Norton

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Desktop version works fine.
https://www.imdb.com/find?q=Homefront
among others: Homefront (2012) (TV Mini-Series)

Homefront: The Revolution (2016) (Video Game)


But Android app, no.



Although the trailer does list it as (VG).
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@bderoes. Thanks for checking the desktop version. My laptop recently died so have been using the app on my phone.

I just checked the app on my ipad and it's doing the same thing. Actually it's not even displaying TV Series on the page but does show TV Mini-Series in the search results so this appears to be an app issue. I'm having the problem on all of the mini-series I have watched so it's not an isolated problem on just one show.

Edit: I'm on Android 9 with the latest version of the IMDB app.
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This appears to be an app issue. It looks like the tv-mini-series keyword isn't be used on the page (or something else is going on. I'm providing screenshots of what I'm seeing in the Android app however I found there's also an issue with the iOS app.

Search results display TV Mini-Series for Homefront (2012).


However it doesn't display TV Mini-Series on the page.


Hopefully the app and/or data folks see this.

Thanks.