A question that you should have been asked but haven’t ……
What is the breakdown of your item numbers of movies/tv progs ?
Before the 7.1 update when was the last time you cleared your dB and did a fresh compile.
It was suggested that the caching of old data was the issue but you and I have proved that NOT to be the case as we have both done several FRESH compiles each where the cache was cleared - so let’s hope that their assumption/misunderstanding of that as the cause is NOT what they are working on as a fix because that will do nothing to help us !
As I’ve mentioned before the issue is most likely 1 of 2 things …… either tmdb downloads more than necessary graphics compared to tvdb - or the graphics from tmdb are substantially larger than those from tvdb …… either one is going to be a big issue for them to fix …. The other possibility is that the enabling of the character links is causing a doubling up of graphic downloads …. Whatever the issue is - it is really bad that that it wasn’t picked up before release !
Im afraid that whichever way you look at it the TV side of tmdb is still very much in its infancy and is nowhere near as complete as tvdb - there are literally hundreds of TV series that are not listed (or are listed wrongly as movies on tmdb) as well as naming protocols that are wrong or completely illogical - it was definitely far too soon for such a move away from tvdb. I’m going to start another topic on this issue separate from this.