Sci-fi drama “Cloud Atlas” is now available on Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.
Tom Hanks and Halle Berry star in a single story that unfolds in multiple timelines over the course of 500 years. One soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Jim Broadbent, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Doona Bae, Ben Whishaw, James D’Arcy, Xun Zhou, Keith David, David Gyasi, Susan Sarandon and Hugh Grant also star.
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.
05/14/13 at 11:41 am
Ted Allen, host of Food Network’s “Chopped,” recently chatted live with Facebook fans. If you missed it, you can still read Allen’s answers to several fan questions, including what the judges are like in person and what the competition is like behind the scenes.
Food Network is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
05/14/13 at 11:16 am
Lifetime is giving one lucky winner a 55-inch LED high-definition TV and two $100 Shop gift cards through the Lifetime Luxury TV Sweepstakes. Enter by June 21 for your chance to win.
Lifetime is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
05/13/13 at 2:22 pm
Suddenlink’s Do Your Part, Drop by Drop
water conservation program in Midland, Texas, and the YMCA-Suddenlink Corporate Cup Challenge
fitness and fundraising event in Amarillo, Texas, have earned 2013 Beacon Awards
. The Beacons honor excellence in cable communications and public affairs.
Our Midland team’s program won in the Community Relations category for like-sized cable systems. The Amarillo team was named best in the Events and Observances category for like-sized cable systems.
Beacon Awards are presented by the Association of Cable Communicators (ACC). Winners were honored at the ACC’s annual conference this week in New York City.
05/10/13 at 2:00 pm
Yesterday, we launched a host of new high-definition (HD) TV channels in Mineola, Grand Saline, Lindale, Hideaway Lake and Quitman, Texas. New channels include: C-SPAN HD, TV Land HD, Disney XD HD, The Hub HD, Destination America HD, OWN HD, Investigation Discovery HD, BBC America HD, H2 HD, Biography Channel HD, MTV2 HD, SWRV HD, GOL TV HD, Sundance HD, Hallmark Movie Channel HD, HBO2 HD, HBO Comedy HD, HBO Latino HD, The Movie Channel HD, Starz Comedy HD and InDemand HD, which offers pay-per-view programming.
HDTV offers a widescreen format, similar to a movie theater, with distinctly sharper images and better sound quality than standard TV.
05/09/13 at 2:01 pm
This week, Nickelodeon began accepting entries for its first SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, aptly named “SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes.”
Filmmakers of all ages are invited to create original, SpongeBob-inspired short films for a chance to win a cash prize and trip for four to a screening event in Hollywood, Calif.
The call for entries opened May 6, and will run through June 28. Entries can be submitted in two categories (under 18 years of age, and 18 and over) to http://www.SpongeBobSquareShorts.com.
TV by the Numbers has more details.
05/09/13 at 9:30 am
Yesterday we revealed “Parental Guidance” as the April Movie Madness 2013 champion. But there is more than one winner in this competition. Customers who (a) participated in our survey and (b) correctly predicted both the championship-round movies and the ultimate victor were entered into a random drawing for three prizes.
The grand-prize winner of 24 free Suddenlink VOD movies is Arkansas-customer Steve LaVergne. The two runner-ups — each winning two free VOD movies — are Louisiana-customer Jacqueline Lightfoot and Arizona-customer Thomas Clute.
Congratulations to all of them.
05/08/13 at 1:09 pm
A producer from History Channel’s “American Pickers” will visit Suddenlink-served Muskogee, Okla., in early June, in search of prime “picking” locations for the show’s stars Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe.
Casting Associate Producer Anthony Rodriguez says they are looking for unique items, such as Civil War antiques, vintage casino gaming machines, vintage motorcycles and scooters, old advertising signs, and antique rodeo gear.
This Muskogee Phoenix article includes a more complete list of items “American Pickers” is seeking, and instructions for contacting the producers.
05/08/13 at 9:32 am
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“Parental Guidance” has been crowned the champion of April Movie Madness 2013, besting “This is 40” by a mere 5 orders through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) – one of the closest margins of victory in the entire competition.
We have also drawn names from the participants who correctly predicted the championship pairing of the two movies noted above and chose “Parental Guidance” as the ultimate victor. We’re confirming eligibility now and will announce the winners soon.
One grand prize winner will receive 24 free Suddenlink VOD movies that can be watched any time between June this year and May next year. Two runner-ups will each win two free VOD movies that can be watched anytime in June or July this year .
Thanks to everyone who played along. Follow us here, and on Facebook and Twitter, to learn more about new VOD releases and collections.
05/07/13 at 3:22 pm