New Scott Depot, W. Va., Store Unveiled

ScottDepotStoreSuddenlink regional executives, local leaders and Chamber of Commerce officials recently cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the opening of the newest Suddenlink retail store in Scott Depot, W. Va., at 168 Great Teays Blvd.

The new store offers a whole new experience for customers, with hands-on interactive displays demonstrating Suddenlink services. Counters no longer separate representatives from customers, allowing more personal interaction.

Since September 2011, Suddenlink has unveiled new or renovated stores in Payson, Ariz.; Arkadelphia, Jonesboro, El Dorado, Mountain Home, Pocahontas and Russellville, Ark.; Alexandria, Bastrop, Bossier City, DeRidder, Natchitoches and Ruston, La.; Blythe, Calif.; Greenwood, Miss.; Branson and St. Joseph, Mo.; Rocky Mount, N.C.; Pauls Valley and Stillwater, Okla.; Abilene, Bryan, Conroe, Little Elm, Lubbock and Nacogdoches, Texas; and Beckley and Point Pleasant, W. Va.

New On Demand: ‘Heaven Is For Real’

Based on a New York Times best-seller, “Heaven Is For Real” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The film and book are based on the real-life story of a small-town pastor who must find the courage and conviction to share with the world his son’s heavenly experience while undergoing an emergency appendectomy. Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly star.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Two Missouri Communities Get MAX 107.0

Beginning today, Missouri residential customers in Aurora and Monett can get our High-Speed Internet MAX 107.0 service. MAX 107.0 features a download speed up to 107 megabits per second (Mbps) and an upload speed up to 5 Mbps, the fastest residential service in these communities.

Since spring of 2010, MAX 107.0 has been made available to residential customers in the following Suddenlink-served communities:

  • Arizona: Camp Verde, Sedona and Village of Oak Creek
  • Arkansas: Arkadelphia, Atkins, Batesville, Dover, El Dorado, Heber Springs, Hot Springs Village, Jonesboro, Malvern, Mountain Home, Newport, Pocahontas and Russellville
  • Louisiana: Alexandria, Bossier City (including Barksdale Air Force Base), DeRidder, Grambling, Haughton, Lake Charles, Minden, Natchitoches, Ruston and Sulphur
  • Mississippi: Greenville and Greenwood
  • Missouri: Branson, Nixa, Ozark and St. Joseph
  • North Carolina: Bethel, Chocowinity, parts of Edgecombe County, Enfield, Greenville, Kinston, LaGrange, New Bern, Parmele, Rocky Mount, Scotland Neck, Tarboro, Walnut Creek, Washington, Washington Park, Williamston, and other parts of Beaufort, Lenoir,Martin, and Wayne Counties
  • Oklahoma: Seminole, Wewoka
  • Texas: Abilene, Amarillo, Bryan-College Station, Conroe, Georgetown, Gladewater, Henderson, Jarrell, Kingwood, Pflugerville, Lake Conroe, Leander, Lufkin, Lubbock, Midland, Post, San Angelo, Shallowater, Tulia, Tyler, Whitehouse, Wolfforth
  • West Virginia: the majority of Boone, Cabell, Gallia, Jackson, Kanawha, Mason, Meigs (Ohio), Pleasants, Putnam, Washington, Wetzel, Wirt, and Wood counties

Reality Shows Top Summer Programming

americas-got-talent1According to Nielson ratings, aging reality shows have taken the lead in TV programming this summer. Shows that have been airing a minimum of nine years, such as “America’s Got Talent” on NBC, are the most-watched among adults between the ages of 18 and 49.

Other notable summer reality series include “Big Brother” on CBS, “The Bachelorette” on ABC and “Hell’s Kitchen” on FOX.

To see a full list of this summer’s top and bottom programs, see an article by Media Life Magazine.

NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Watch All of ‘The Simpsons’ Online

simpFX will launch “Simpsons World,” a fully searchable archive that will provide users with a new way to watch the longest-running primetime animated series online. FX subscribers will have access to every episode of “The Simpsons” from their computer or other network device.

Both subscribers and non-subscribers will have access to show quotes and short clips.

FX is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.

Win ‘Suits’ Facebook Giveaway

fyisuitsIn conjunction with season four of “Suits” on USA Network, Suddenlink is hosting a series of giveaways. Five winners will be selected to receive a “Suits” DVD set and show-themed mug.

Follow Suddenlink on Facebook and Twitter for a chance to enter the Suits giveaway, and to learn more about future sweepstakes.

Site Offers Advice for Digital Age Parents

girlblogA recent article on A Platform for Good (PfG) provides guidance to parents navigating the modern digital world alongside their children. Understanding safety policies and online etiquette is becoming increasingly important for internet users of all ages.

According to the article, even young kids are tech-savvy, and frequently engage in video games, live chat feeds and social media platforms. The vast digital sphere can be frightening, but resources for protecting children online abound, including Suddenlink resources.

Cable Nets Debut New Series Tonight

colLooking for something fresh on TV? Cable networks have been busy rolling out new series, including these four which debut tonight. “Rush” and “Satisfaction” will premiere on USA, and FX will introduce “Married” and “You’re the Worst.”

On “Rush,” a renegade physician privately caters to the elite of Los Angeles for a hefty price tag. Tonight’s show starts at 8 p.m. CT.

Provocative drama “Satisfaction” explores modern marriage through the lens of one couple. The series delves into their shocking and unconventional choices, asking the question, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?” The show begins at 9 p.m. CT.

Married” is a comedy about being miserably in love. One couple navigates their life of kids and debt in suburbia, hoping to rekindle their once-fiery romance. It airs at 9 p.m. CT.

Original series “You’re the Worst” puts a dark twist on the romantic comedy genre. When a self-destructive narcissist and a cynical people-pleaser meet at a wedding, they begin to fall for one another, despite their best judgment. Showtime is 9:30 p.m. CT.

FX and USA Network are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.

ESPN to Air ESPY Awards Tonight

2014-espy-awardsThe annual ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Awards return to ESPN tonight, July 16, at 8 p.m. CT. The show will bring the best sports stories of the year together in one evening, hosted by recording artist Drake.

Time still remains to vote for your favorite athletes and the best sports moment of the year. Visit the ESPN ESPY Awards webpage by 8 p.m. CT to cast your ballot.

ESPN is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

‘Rio 2′ Collection Available On Demand

Animated adventure “Rio 2” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand. The children’s sequel follows Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they are hurtled from Rio to the wilds of the Amazon. Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway lend their voice talents.

In addition, the “Rio 2” collection of top animated animal movies is also available. The lineup includes “Happy Feet,” “Ratatouille” and more. This collection will be available through August 19.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the “Rio 2” collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Rio 2.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.