Can I divide my files into Movies and TV for listing in Metro Videos App. Windows 8

I am using Windows 8 Pro 64-bit.

If you select the Videos app from the Metro screen, and then select "my videos", you can choose to view all, movies, tv or personal files.

In my library I have divided my own files into TV and Movies (using Explorer), and can see all of them intermingled when I select "all" or "personal" on the "my videos" screen. However the "movies" or "tv" lists are empty except that I am invited to look at shows in the Xbox video store.

Is it possible to divide my own files or store them in such a way that they can appear in their respective tv or movies lists on the "my videos" screen (and if so, is there a specific format that I need to have them in, so that, for example, I can group episodes of tv programs together into series, and so on) or is it just for movies and tv programs that I have downloaded form the Xbox /Microsoft store?

many thanks for your help
 

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 21 Applies to:
an update for the Videos app just popped up in the windows store. not sure if
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update and take a look.
 
 
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You can try adding other folders to the Video Library

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I already have my files divided into various folders e.g. TV and Movies, and within TV I have files divided by series, etc.

They all appear jumbled up together in the app.

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