No way to record a show only on a particular day

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3 years ago I had MTS Ultimate TV and went with OTA. MTS gave me a deal for basic TV and PVR and I noticed that even after 3 years one still can not appear to record a show only on a particular day. Appears "Any day" is the only option. 

I wanted to record CTV News Winnipeg at 6PM on the weekends only not on the weekdays, I could not find any way of limiting a particular day. The result is that I will wind up with CTV Winnipeg news at 6PM being automatically record Sun-Sat.

 Am I missing something? 
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Sorry Rob S but I guess my initial post was unclear. I am back on MTS TV using their PVR system after 3 years oi using OTA system. Before I went to OTA there was no way on MTS PVRs to record a show only on a particular day or days of the week and even after 3 years nothing seems to have changed wrt this issue and MTS PVRs.
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That would require the PVR software supplier to make a change to add Saturday/Sunday only to the record on series menu for programs that have the same name.  If they don't for whatever reason want to do it BellMTS can't really do anything about it.

It would probably be easier for viewers to contact CTV to  request they change the program name to Weekend News so the software would see a unique name in the quide and only record on the weekends.
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Had the same issue when I was using OTA on Windows Media Center but chalked that up to WMC being so old. Going to save my breathe writing to CTV. The chance of them renaming the local Winnipeg broadcast is slim to none. Guess just wont record weekend news.