There are viewing marathons aplenty on the menu for Thanksgiving weekend. Channel Guide Magazine’s
Jeff Pfeiffer compiled a list
of nearly 70 such marathons.
Among the participating cable networks are USA, History Channel, AMC, A&E, TLC, FX, Animal Planet, Food Network, TNT, TBS, TV Land, HGTV, MTV, Nickelodeon and Spike TV. They are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
11/19/12 at 3:31 pm Steve
Suddenlink customers have until Nov. 15 to enter for a chance to win a trip for two to Los Angeles, Calif., to attend “The X Factor” live. Hotel, airfare, and a “VIP experience” are included.
To enter, go to the “X Factor Experience” tab at Facebook.com/mysuddenlink, where you’ll also find more information and the complete set of rules. The deadline to enter is Nov. 15.
10/18/12 at 4:11 pm Steve
ESPN’s acclaimed “30 for 30” sports documentary film series returns tonight at 7 p.m. CT for a second season with “Broke,” a look at professional sports stars who’ve lost or squandered their fortunes. Bernie Kosar, Andre Rison, Curt Schilling and Cliff Floyd are among the athletes who talk openly about the challenges of managing their money.
ESPN is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
10/02/12 at 1:25 pm Steve
Cable networks had a strong showing at last night’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Of 26 awards presented, 17 went to cable programs and individual actors on cable shows.
HBO led the way with six awards, including four for miniseries “Game Change.” Showtime captured four Emmys, all for its drama series “Homeland.” FX won three awards, including two for comedian Louis C.K. Kevin Costner and Tom Berenger each won for their performances in History Channel’s “Hatfields & McCoys.“ Comedy Central (“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”) and AMC (Aaron Paul in “Breaking Bad”) rounded out the cable network winners.
FX, History Channel, Comedy Central and AMC are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
USA Today has a complete list of winners.
09/24/12 at 2:49 pm Steve
Cable and broadcast networks are joining forces tonight to air the celebrity-studded “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon to raise funds for cancer research. More than 50 celebrities, including Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake, Sofia Vergara, and Olympic gold medalists Gabrielle Douglas and Missy Franklin, are expected to perform or answer phone calls. Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams will host the commercial-free, one-hour event, which begins at 8 p.m. ET.
Participating cable networks include TBS, VH1 and others.
Viewers will be able to donate via phone, the Internet or text messaging.
TBS and VH1 are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
09/07/12 at 1:18 pm Steve
The simple life is far from easy, as the stories of three men make clear in “Mountain Men,” a new series that premieres tonight on History Channel. The show follows the lives of Eustace Conway, Tom Oar and Marty Meierotto. They’ve chosen to live off the grid and survive off the land in the mountains of North Carolina, Montana and Alaska. Tonight, the men stockpile food and supplies for the winter months ahead.
History Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.
05/31/12 at 1:53 pm Steve
The stories behind the most interesting and surprising statistics in American history will be told in the “United Stats of America,” a new series that debuts tomorrow evening on the History Channel.
Randy and Jason Sklar, identical twins and stand-up comedians, will host the show. They’ll bring their unique brand of humor to locations across the country, engaging in stunts and experiments to uncover hidden facts about America and Americans. In one episode, for example, they will explain how the deadliest animal in America is neither the snake nor the shark but the deer.
History Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.
05/07/12 at 2:16 pm Steve
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.
04/27/12 at 3:25 pm Steve
Workers who build, maintain and repair giant wind turbines are spotlighted in “Turbine Cowboys,”
the Weather Channel’s newest weather-related reality program, which debuts tomorrow evening.
The show is part of network’s plan to increase by 70 percent the amount of original programming it offers this year. The network intends to introduce at least one new show each month through the end of 2012. Among the subjects of future programs will be power-line repairmen, Coast Guard rescuers, and ironworkers.
The Weather Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.
04/16/12 at 3:44 pm Steve