Discovery: ‘Secrets of Bin Laden’s Lair’

One year after Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden, the Discovery Channel will present “Secrets of Bin Laden’s Lair,” a one-hour special tomorrow night at 10 p.m. ET. The program is said to be the first comprehensive TV report on the valuable intelligence seized during the raid on bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan. The treasure trove of information included hard drives, computers, and thousands of personal papers and video snippets.

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

The Weather Channel Hits 30 Years

The Weather Channel has big plans for celebrating 30 years on the air. On Wednesday, the official anniversary, the top of the Empire State Building will be lit in “Weather Channel Blue.” Special programming is planned, too, including employee interviews, bloopers and celebrity shout-outs, as well as both a retrospective of the channel’s past and a look ahead into the future.  The Weather Channel website will debut a new design and feature a look back at weather fashion over the years.

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

TLC Marks Royal Wedding With Anniversary Special

A year after the royal wedding, TLC will present “William & Kate: One Year Later,” a look back at the couple’s journey since walking down the aisle, as well as how the wedding impacted the lives of those around them. It will air tomorrow night at 9 p.m. ET. The special will be followed by “My Mother Diana,” a look at how Princess Diana’s life shaped Prince William.

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

WWE Extreme Rules Available on PPV Sunday

Brock Lesnar returns to the WWE ring to face John Cena at WWE Extreme Rules, Sunday, April 29, live from Chicago on Pay-Per-View (PPV) from Suddenlink. This will mark the first WWE match in eight years for Lesnar, who left to become a champion in mixed martial arts. Other fights include CM Punk vs. Chris Jericho, Daniel Bryan vs. Sheamus, Randy Orton vs. Kane, Big Show vs. Cody Rhodes, and Santino Marella vs. The Miz.

This event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $44.99 ($54.99 in high-definition format where available), which excludes taxes, fees, and equipment charges. The event requires a digital set-top box (receiver) and is only available in areas where Suddenlink offers PPV. Other restrictions may apply. Residential orders can be placed using a digital remote or by calling 877-694-9474 for more information.
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Please note that Suddenlink video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) are distinct services. Where VOD service is available, Suddenlink customers with digital receivers can find the VOD menu by tuning to Channel 1. In contrast, where PPV service is available, customers should be able to locate the PPV menu through their digital receiver’s interactive channel guide. Alternatively, if customers have trouble locating the PPV menu through the channel guide, they should be available to find it on one of the following channels, depending on where they receive service: 301, 500, 501, 621, 801, 811, 821 or 871.

Watch EPIX Free Preview On Suddenlink2GO

Suddenlink subscribers will have access to a free preview of EPIX, April 27-29, through Suddenlink2GOTM. The “freeview” will include a Marvel Heroes weekend movie marathon featuring “Iron Man 2,” “Thor,” “Captain America: The First Avenger” and the EPIX original documentary, “With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.”

Other movie titles that will be available are “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” “Rango,” “Shutter Island,” and more. The “freeview” will also offer EPIX original comedy and music events, including “Lewis Black: In God We Rust” and “Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball.”

To access Suddenlink2GO, customers should visit suddenlink.net, sign in to their online account, click on Suddenlink2GO, and select EPIX from the list of Networks.

ESPN Offering Wall-to-Wall NFL Draft Coverage

Tonight at 8 p.m. (ET), ESPN kicks off three days of NFL Draft coverage. The ESPN crew will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, analyzing picks as they happen. This evening’s show will be dedicated to first-round picks only. Rounds two and three will be covered on Friday (7 p.m. ET) and rounds four through seven on Saturday (noon ET),

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

Enter to Win Race Weekend Package

History Channel’s “American Restoration” show and NASCAR have teamed up to offer fans a chance to win a trip package to the History 300 and Coca-Cola 600 races, scheduled for May 26 and 27 in Charlotte, N.C.

The grand prize winner of the sweepstakes will receive an all-expenses-paid trip for two to both races, $500 in spending money, the opportunity to meet Coca-Cola-sponsored racers and History Channel celebrities, and a Coca-Cola vending machine restored by “American Restoration” star Rick Dale. Ten runner-ups will each receive a $200 prize pack from Coca-Cola. Contestants can enter daily through May 11.

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

Fixes Available for ‘July 9’ Malware

Although the criminals who created the DNSChanger malware have been caught, millions of computers — both PCs and Macs — may still be infected. Those that are could lose Internet access starting July 9.

This site will help determine if your computer is infected. And if it is, this site offers some fixes.

To learn more, see this Discovery News article.

Renovated Retail Store Opens in Bryan

College Station, Texas, Mayor Nancy Berry, Chamber of Commerce officials, and local Suddenlink employees cut a ceremonial ribbon last Friday to mark the opening of Suddenlink’s newly renovated retail store at 4114 East 29th St. in Bryan.

The store, outfitted with new furnishings and bright green-and-blue décor, provides a base of operations for approximately 55 employees and a new experience for Bryan-College Station customers, with hands-on interactive displays demonstrating Suddenlink services. Counters no longer separate sales personnel from customers, allowing more personal interaction. A large new Suddenlink sign stands outside the location.

Since last September, Suddenlink has unveiled new or renovated stores in Payson, Ariz.; Arkadelphia, Jonesboro, El Dorado and Russellville, Ark.; Alexandria, Natchitoches and Ruston, La.; Branson and St. Joseph, Mo.; Stillwater, Okla.; Abilene, Conroe, Little Elm and Lubbock, Texas; and Point Pleasant, W. Va.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Contraband’

Action thriller “Contraband” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand.

Academy Award-nominee Mark Wahlberg stars as a security guard and former smuggler who is tempted back into the illicit business after his brother-in-law encounters financial troubles. The supporting cast includes Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster and Giovanni Ribisi.

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