TV Shows Countdown

Countdown to your next TV Show


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Waiting for your favorite TV shows can be a pain, so this Shortcut was created to alleviate some of that pain off you


TV Shows Countdown features

  • Dark Mode support
  • Beautiful and clean interface
  • A real-time countdown adapted from Advanced Countdown
  • Episode descriptions / synopses and Airdates
  • Promos / Trailers from Television Promos
  • Reminders when an episode airdates
  • And much more…

Set up

  1. Press 'Settings'
  2. Press 'Add'
  3. Search for your favorite upcoming TV Shows
  4. Select the correct TV show
  5. Rerun the Shortcut and press 'Start'
  6. Repeat as many times as necessary

Startup Page

After you have finished setting up your Watchlist, all you must simply do is press ‘Start’. You will be presented with a beautiful interface of your Watchlist and will be asked to select a TV show from it.

Start TV Show


After you select the TV show from your watchlist the shortcut will open up a beautiful HTML document with Light/Dark mode support. It will present the tv show’s poster along with its next episode’s name, number, description, and countdown.

Light Mode

TV Light

Dark Mode

TV Night

Calendar Integration

This Shortcut does NOT add calendar events for when an episode airdates.

If you would like this then I would strongly suggest creating an account with EpisoDate.

Instructions to add your TV Shows to your Calendar can be found here, Link.


EpisoDate Calendar Integration


Watchlist Settings

  • View [View your Watchlist]

  • Add [Add another tv show to your Watchlist]

  • Remove [Remove a tv show from your Watchlist]

  • Edit [Change the Posters or Backdrops of your shows]

  • Reset [Reset your entire Watchlist]

Shortcut Settings

TV Show Settings


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Icons - Apple

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MediaKit Credits iOS 13


Latest Release Notes

5.2 - Jan. 26, 2020, 1:42 a.m.

Version 5.2 Release Notes
- This release contains many bug fixes and Improvements. Please download.
- Fixed a Major Bug
Before If the next episode information of any tv show on your watchlist was unavailable, it would disrupt the entire Shortcut.
Now it has been fixed
- Now the recap or episode plot in page 3 won't take up a lot of space if they have very little content
- Adds support for EpisoDate’s calendar
- Added Self-Update Checking
(Removes support for UpdateKit)
- No dependencies necessary anymore!!!
- Don’t forget to heart this Shortcut if you love it

- Total Actions: #452
- Created on iOS 13.3.1
- Released at 2020-01-25

Past versions