rXMLTV is an R package for importing XMLTV format. It is part of an EPG data analysis research project (

Installation and usage

The R package can be installed using the install_github function from the devtools package included in CRAN.


Further details on usage coming soon

Related publications

Grammel, M., Gründl, J., Reiter, G., & Gonser, N. (2015, October). Automatisierte TV-Programmanalyse mit Daten aus elektronischen Programmführern: Ein Werkstattbericht. Presentation presented at the Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe Medienökonomie der DGPuK und des Netzwerks Medienstrukturen, Zürich. Retrieved from

Gründl, J. (2016, July 20). Epg-data-analysis. Retrieved July 20, 2016, from


Source code is available under the MIT license. Proper attribution would be appreciated a lot. The repository can be cited like this:

Gründl, J. (2016, July 20). rXMLTV. Retrieved July 20, 2016, from

Funding and affiliation

This package was mainly developed during the research project Public value goes international at the Institute of Journalism & Media Management at the FHWien University of Applied Sciences of WKW. The project receives funding by the Vienna Municipal Department 23 for Economic Affairs, Labour and Statistics (MA23).

jogrue/rXMLTV documentation built on May 18, 2017, 3:41 a.m.