What does TMDB look for to match videos

Maybe can you reiterate what Infuse actually uses to find a entry in TMDB?
Year ?

something else?

You can read the users guide here for how files need to be named to be read correctly by the TMDB API.

For movies it’s usually the name and year, for TV shows it’s usually the show name followed by “S0xE0x” for the season and episode of the file. One thing that has changed since going to TMDB, for TV shows you can add the year and that will help greatly when there are reboots and the like with similar names.

That would be like “My TV Show 2023 S01E01.mkv”

Ok than the documentation needs a update for the year and shows, also there is no documentation an what RegEx pattern are used?
So what delimiter can be used “(){} -_” or is the regex just looking for four numeric values from the end?
Is the regex logic year aware aka just looks for 194x-20xx ?

You can include the year in brackets or parenthesis if you like, but it’s not required. Adding the year is optional, but it can help improve matching accuracy if there are many titles with similar names.

As far as delimiters go.

Period, space, underscore, and dash can all be used interchangeably as separator characters for both movies and TV shows.

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