Founded in 2006, TheTVDB is one of the longest-running community-driven TV and Movie databases. With content metadata available for 151,000+ TV Series and 339,000+ movies, TheTVDB is a complete and accurate, yet affordable entertainment metadata solution.
Thousands of developers use our digital media metadata API to power their apps, utilities, and projects, generating over 1 billion API calls per day on average.
Our large catalog of digital media metadata. TheTVDB's robust entertainment industry dataset includes a large catalog of global video metadata across a variety of fields, all accessible via our API.
|Available TV and Movie Metadata Fields
|Companies (Studio, Network, Production Company, etc)
|Genres / Subgenres
|Ratings / Compliance Data
|External Links and IDs
|Cast & Crew
|Tagging & Structured Taxonomy
|Season Count & Structure
|Episode Count & Structure
|Episode Air Dates
|Air Date & Time
|TV Types / Structural Format
|International Release Dates
|Global Box Office
|Country of Release
TheTVDB’s community of over 15,000 contributing editors deliver a level of human content refinement that the larger media metadata providers can’t match. Our community’s work is monitored closely by our 25 active editorial moderators, who are passionate about entertainment and uphold TheTVDB’s stringent editorial standards and workflows.
TheTVDB can serve as the source of movie and TV series information for a number of industries. Whether you’re looking to leverage TheTVDB as your primary information resource or using it to fill in the gaps in your existing data, TheTVDB offers an easy-to-deploy, multi-platform metadata integration solution.
Apps that aggregate video titles from multiple entertainment sources need a metadata source from a trusted third party. High-quality video metadata can bridge multiple broadcast and digital services, making vast content catalogs more navigable for users.
For content providers, metadata integration can improve the synchronization of your catalogs so you can better merchandise your content. Good metadata also powers smarter operational insights, informing businesses of a catalog’s strength.