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November 28, 2012 // 7:01 pm - Following up on the previous release, today PlayStation 3 homebrew developer facanferff has made available a Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB (The Movie DataBase) followed by TMDb v1.1 alongside an Oceanus Skin Plugin for Showtime v04.01+ (CEX) with details below.

Download: XMB Install Package: Showtime (Standalone) / XMB Install Package: Showtime (multiMAN Edition)

From his blog, to quote: Showtime Plugin TMDB released!

That's right! We're again at that time a new release comes to Showtime and this time is the newest plugin for TMDB, featuring a different experience from anything you could find before in Showtime.

TMDB Updates:

1. Home Screen
2. Movie View
3. Person View
4. See more
5. Authentication, easy to follow instructions on screen
6. User Profile
7. Loading screen, should reduce potencial crashes

I hope you enjoy this release, so now the instruction to get it: First of all, it requires Showtime 4.1 at least.

Method 1 (both standalone and multiMan embedded Showtime):


Put zip archive at dev_hdd0/HTSS00003/USRDIR/settings/installedplugins or if you use Showtime through multiMAN

Put the zip archive in: dev_hdd0/game/BLES080608/USRDIR/sys/st4_settings/installedplugins/

Method 2 (only for standalone Showtime, thanks wizzkidd):

Download: or

Install the pkg normally.

Method 3 multiMAN edition PKG:


Special thanks:

  • andoma: for creating Showtime
  • Tyrant: for beta testing the plugin
  • wizzkidd: for the pkg installs


1. I found some issues, had crashes or have suggestions, where can I inform the developer about them?


Official source: #showtime

Update: TMDb v1.1 Changelog:

  • Add: Support for specifying 3 search sources (in Movie View, only supports PLX playlists at the moment)
  • Add: Browse movie in Youtube (in Movie View, requires Youtube plugin to be installed)
  • Add: Play Now button (in Movie View, if clicked it will play the video specified in the URI)
  • Add: Show all lists that contain a movie (in Movie View)
  • Add: Make plugin design independent of Oceanus plugin (user without Oceanus plugin couldn't load See more lists)
  • Add: Search for a list
  • Add: Show if a movie was marked as favorite (in Movie View)
  • Add: Show if a movie was marked as watchlist (in Movie View)
  • Add: Choose background for current movie (in Movie View)
  • Add: Choose poster for current movie (in Movie View)
  • Add: Browse most popular people
  • Add: Allow user add movie to watchlist
  • Add: Browse a list by id
  • Add: Hide Favorite/Watchlist button if movie was already marked
  • Add: Kids In Mind's Parents Guide (in Movie View)
  • Fix: Search would not work if user specified 2 or more words separated by spaces
  • Fix: User would not be logged in after some uses
  • Fix: If a movie/person had no poster the screen would be somewhat corrupted
  • Fix: In Genres page, movie titles would not show
  • Fix: In some cases, when a subrequest (i.e. favorites in user view) failed, the page would not show up
  • Enhancement: Better Search movie by title algorithm (only observable externally, i.e.: TMDb View in Navi-X) (See Note 1)
  • Enhancement: Improve slightly Genres page design
  • Enhancement: Improve Movie View loading time

Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB and Oceanus Skin Plugin is Released

Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB and Oceanus Skin Plugin is Released

Showtime PS3 Plugin TMDB and Oceanus Skin Plugin is Released

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#600 - PS4 News - February 2, 2015 // 7:39 pm
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Resume discussion in this new Showtime (now Movian) ongoing thread:

#599 - wayde420 - January 22, 2015 // 11:51 am
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If it freezes when you watching a movie, you could try to replace showtime.self. From a different working showtime, find the showtime.self.

Once you got that, go to dev_hdd0/game/bles80608/USRDIR and copy it over the non-working one. Or you could update to habib 4.66.

#598 - Tatuatu - January 22, 2015 // 9:55 am
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goes well on both

#597 - smiler1983 - January 22, 2015 // 9:32 am
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is rogero or habib best for showtime and navi-x

#596 - hjs3 - January 20, 2015 // 3:10 pm
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Thanks, this is exactly what I was looking for.

#595 - tonyito - January 18, 2015 // 8:49 pm
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Best homebrew for ps3!!!

#594 - SnakeMAR - January 17, 2015 // 7:30 am
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That's cool, nice homebrew app!

#593 - antantros - January 17, 2015 // 3:23 am
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Cool! I hope my PS3 ever completely replace XBMC. 1080p, Dolby+DTS must have!

#592 - TORETE - January 15, 2015 // 9:35 pm
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#591 - ironsax - January 8, 2015 // 6:45 pm
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thank you very much