Suddenlink2GO App Debuts on iOS Tablets

SDL2GO app

Today we launched our Suddenlink2GO mobile app. Using Synacor technology, the app allows our customers to watch live TV networks and on-demand TV shows on an iOS tablet anywhere at home or on the go. The app is available to download free of charge at the Apple iTunes App Store.

With the Suddenlink2GO app, authenticated customers initially can watch programming from networks that include Bravo, NBC, NBC Sports, Fox News, CNBC, Fox Business, Oxygen, USA Network, E!, Golf Channel, Syfy and more.

The Suddenlink2GO mobile app also provides access to email, current and past bills, payment options, troubleshooting tools, and information about scheduled service appointments. Customers can create up to 10 accounts, with parental controls manageable for each user.

The app’s Synacor technology offers easy access with a single login for authentication. We will continue to add more networks as well as offer access to the Suddenlink2GO app on additional mobile devices.

‘Deadliest Catch’ Returns for Tenth Season

deadliest-catchThe Discovery Channel will launch season ten of “Deadliest Catch” this evening at 8 CT.

Tonight’s premiere marks ten years at sea for the reality show, which depicts life aboard vessels on the Bering Sea in the midst of crab-fishing season. “Deadliest Catch” will continue to follow fishermen working in one of the most dangerous professions on earth.

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

Discovery Cancels Everest Jump Live

After a tragic avalanche killed at least 13 people Friday, the Discovery Channel has cancelled the live broadcast of Everest Jump Live, scheduled for May 11.

The network had planned to air daredevil Joby Ogwyn’s attempt at the first wing-suit flight off the top of Mount Everest. The primetime event will no longer take place.

The Discovery Channel released a statement Sunday saying, “In light of the overwhelming tragedy at Mount Everest and respect for the families of the fallen, Discovery Channel will not be going forward with Everest Jump Live. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole Sherpa community.”

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

New On Demand: ‘Philomena’

Oscar-nominated “Philomena” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman’s search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent. Judi Dench and Steve Coogan 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.

New On Demand: ‘The Nut Job’

Animated family film “The Nut Job” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

A squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. He stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life – Maury’s Nut Store. Will Arnett and Brendan Fraser 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.

Adults Still Like Viewing on TV, in Real Time

Relaxed couple with popcorn and remote control, drinking and watA recent BroadStream Solutions study suggests U.S. adult TV watchers prefer their favorite shows the old-fashioned way.  A full 84 percent of those polled say they still like tuning in at a program’s scheduled broadcasting time over watching time-shifted programming. Similarly, 85 percent chose their television sets as the preferred mode of viewing over tablets, phones, desktops and laptops.  Read more about the study results at TVNewsCheck.

New On Demand: ‘Ride Along’

Ride Along

Comedy film “Ride Along” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

For the past two years, high school security guard Ben (Kevin Hart) has been trying to show decorated detective James (Ice Cube) that he’s more than just a video game junkie who’s unworthy of James’ sister. (Watch trailer.)

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.

‘Clarence’ Premieres Tonight on Cartoon Net

ClarenceCartoon Network debuts a new animated series tonight at 8 CT. “Clarence” is brought to life by creator Skyler Page, former storyboard artist for the network’s quirky “Adventure Time” series.

USA Today offers a sneak peek.

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

 

New On Demand: ‘August: Osage County’

Critically acclaimed drama “August: Osage County” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The dark and hilarious story chronicles the Weston family women, whose lives have diverged until a crisis brings them back to the house where they grew up and the dysfunctional woman who raised them. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts star, with Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale, Dermot Mulroney, Julianne Nicholson and Sam Shephard.

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 California Communities Get VOD

Beginning yesterday, Suddenlink customers in Mammoth Lakes and June Lake, Calif., who have Suddenlink digital receivers, can enjoy Video on Demand (VOD) service, available on Channel 1.

VOD features thousands of viewing choices, many of them in high-definition (HD) format, including movies, sports, news, music and popular cable-network shows. More than a third of the Suddenlink VOD library is free. The rest is available for either a per-view charge or monthly subscription. Viewers can order titles via remote control at any time.

Suddenlink will continue to announce launches of new and enhanced services in other communities as they are confirmed.