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  1. Sonarr (formerly NzbDrone) is a PVR for Usenet and BitTorrent users. It can monitor multiple RSS feeds for new episodes of your favorite shows and will grab, sorts and renames them.
  2. DuckieTV is an (web)application that helps you track and download your favorite TV-Shows.

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    Flexget is a small program that will collect the torrents for TV shows and download new episodes for you automatically.
  3. Medusa is a fork of Sick Beard (similar to other forks such as SickChill and SickGear ).
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  4. Sick Beard is a PVR for newsgroup users (with limited torrent support). It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are posted it downloads them, sorts and renames them, and optionally generates metadata for them. It currently supports NZBs.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last commit was made in March 2016 and last version, build-507, was released in November 2014. It can be still downloaded from GitHub.

  5. SickChill, previously SickRage, is a fork of Sick Beard to automatically download TV shows from usenet or torrents.
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    The internet is great to provide us with our favorite TV shows free, early and watchable on demand. We always had to spend lots of time to keep up to date with the newest episodes. Until we created ted, our torrent episode downloader.

    Discontinued

    The website www.ted.nu is no longer available, but last version of the app, 0.9.72, released on 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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  6. SickGear has proven the most reliable stable TV descendant of the great SickBeard to fully automate TV enjoyment with innovation.
  7. MyTvShowsOrganizer is an open source app that downloads torrents of TV episodes. It has all the tools to organize, download and get info about TV shows.
  8. TVShows is a Mac OS X application that automatically downloads your favourite shows. You dont need anymore to manually download torrent files, TVShows does it for you.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 2.1r2 (631), released on November 18, 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website and the source code is available on Github.

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  9. Novaroma is free open source software. You can search and download tv shows, movies and subtitles automatically. Also you can use Novaroma with dlna media servers (XMBC, Plex, Servio, PS3 etc.) Features - Auto Download Tv shows, Movies and Subtitles.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer developed. Last version, 0.9.9.3, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  10. Automatic allows you to setup subscriptions for your favorite content provided through RSS feeds. After setup, it works in the background to download the latest files with absolutely no user interaction required!

    Discontinued

    This software was discontinued and replaced by Otomatic . Last version, Automatic 2, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  11. Catch is the easiest way to use ShowRSS on OS X. It'll take care of everything. New shows will be downloaded as they are released.
  12. TVTrigger brings you everything about TV shows, and a bit more. TVTrigger is a resource for 3000+ shows, with all the information you need. Here you can listen to shows’ official soundtrack, and watch episodes’ trailer.

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated; the company announced a new version for June 2015, but it didn't arrive. Last version, 1.4.2, released in August 2011, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    • FreeOpen Source
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    DSeries is a TV Series/Shows Downloader (almost) for all operating systems. It should run on any system that has java installed :) It uses TVRage and ISOHunt behind the scenes to retrieve (hopefully) non fake episodes for your favorite TV shows.