I just read about Gnome 2.22's new features and a new plugin for Totem. Could be useful?
Totem Makes Friends With MythTV, YouTube:
While GNOME's movie player, Totem, is far from being a
new project, in GNOME 2.22 are several enticing additions.
Totem 2.22 features plugins for YouTube and MythTV.
The YouTube plug-in allows you to search and browse
YouTube.com video files all within Totem. The MythTV
plugin for GNOME allows you to view recordings from a
MythTV server as well as view live TV. We have
especially enjoyed the MythTV plug-in and look forward to
its continued development. Two other new Totem
plug-ins are Publish and Tracker, which allows you to
share your current playlist via HTTP and search for
videos, respectively. The Totem 2.21/2.22 branch
also contains other improvements and fixes for this