Shinobi Media: Rest API for getting info on your favorite movies, shows, and actors


Shinobi API Information

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Return codes
202 OK
404 No result(s) found
403 You are not authorized, access token is needed
429 Rate limit exceeded. Wait up for a second. Rate-limiting is set to three (3) calls per second.

Available Libraries
A C# library is under development and will be available at GitHub
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Supported End-points
  • Cast (TV and Movie)
  • Crew (TV and Movie)
  • Awards
  • Calendar
  • Television Shows
  • Show Episodes
  • Show statuses
  • Images (Backdrops & Posters)
  • Movies
  • Trailers
  • Magnet Hashes
  • Music Artists & Bands
  • Music Artists & Bands cover art
  • Album tracks
  • Album information
  • Album art
  • Cover art
  • Song lyrics
  • Average ratings


Who uses Shinobi API
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Subscription Plans

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API News

04-18-2018: Actor info end point added
04-19-2018: Started adding bulk data
04-19-2018: Image search end point added
04-29-2018: Added Show status end point
04-29-2018: Changes to Ratings end point
05-02-2018: Added calendar endpoints
05-05-2018: Adding data to calendar database
05-08-2018: Wrapped up adding data to calendar
05-09-2018: Added Actors in TV Show end point
05-09-2018: Changes to Actors endpoints
05-19-2018: Added crew endpoint
05-19-2018: Added magnet hashes endpoint (Enhanced Access Needed)
05-24-2018: Added magnet hashes by date endpoint (Enhanced Access Needed)
05-24-2018: Image endpoint now returns posters and backdrops
05-28-2018: Added Trailers endpoint
05-30-2018: Added Add Actors &; TVShows endpoint
06-01-2018: Added extra endpoints to trailers and ratings
06-10-2018: Added Music related end points

What's on Television today

Showname Network AirTime Runtime
Brockmire IFC 22:00 30
Reverie NBC 22:00 60
SIX History 22:00 60
Colony USA Network 22:00 60
Queen Sugar Oprah Winfrey Network 22:00 60
Code Black CBS 22:00 60
The Ultimate Fighter Fox Sports 1 22:00 60
Catfish: The TV Show MTV 22:00 60
Condor Audience Network 22:00 60
The Deed CNBC 22:00 60