TV Programming to Commemorate Veterans Day

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Several documentaries, specials and movies are scheduled to air on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Classic film buffs can tune in to AMC for the network’s Best Vets Movie Marathon. Among the many featured films are “We Were Soldiers,” “The Green Berets,” and “Heartbreak Ridge.”

PBS will air “Navy SEALS – Their Untold Story,” a documentary featuring first-hand accounts and never-before-seen mission footage.

Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” offers a special episode in which Doc assures her friends when action figure Army A is called to duty and will soon be separated from them.

A&E offers the debut of “Dogs of War.” The docu-series, which will move to Sundays after the premiere, chronicles veterans being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder with the help of adopted shelter dogs trained in rehabilitation.

HBO’s “The Concert for Valor” will honor veterans and their families, live from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Among the schedule guests are Jack Black, The Black Keys, Bryan Cranston, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J., George Lopez, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Bob Woodruff and Zac Brown Band, as well as special appearances by Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. All Suddenlink customers with a digital receiver will be able to watch HBO for free on Nov. 11.

The concert will also be available for free via live stream at TheConcertForValor.com. An audio simulcast will air live on many iHeartMedia radio stations and on a customized iHeartRadio “Concert for Valor” digital station. The American Forces Network will deliver the concert to American servicemen and women, the Department of Defense and other U.S. government civilians and their families stationed abroad via their worldwide radio and television broadcast networks.

New On Demand: ‘The Purge: Anarchy’

Thriller sequel “The Purge: Anarchy” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

A group of strangers find themselves stranded on the streets during the most dangerous night of the year. The annual “Purge Night” allows for twelve hours of anarchy, making all crime legal. Frank Grillo and Carmen Ejogo 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: ‘Maleficent’

Family adventure film “Maleficent” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Explore the untold story of Disney’s iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty.” Following a deep betrayal, a vengeful Maleficent schemes to curse an infant princess, who may be the only person capable of restoring peace to their land. Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning 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.

Four More Networks Join Suddenlink2GO

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ABC, Disney, Disney XD and Disney Jr. have been added to the Suddenlink2GO lineup.

With Suddenlink2GO, our customers can watch more than 400,000 movies, clips and shows from over 50 major networks and hundreds of others on their personal or laptop computers.

Note: You must have a Suddenlink online account to access most Suddenlink2GO content.  Simply visit suddenlink.net, select the “Not Registered? SIGN UP NOW” option — found next to the “Log In” link on the right side of the page — and follow the provided instructions.

Blythe, Calif., Gets More HD TV Channels

This week, we completed an upgrade to an all-digital TV lineup in Blythe, Calif., providing customers with superior picture and sound quality. We also launched a new Video on Demand (VOD) service, and began offering TiVo® HD/DVR, as well as TiVo Stream and TiVo Mini.

In the process, Suddenlink added more than 30 new high-definition (HD) channels to its lineup.  Among them are: KCBS HD (CBS), NBC Sports Network HD, Bravo HD, Disney XD HD, Fox Business Network HD, ESPNews HD, ESPNU HD, Fox Sports2 HD, CBS Sports Network HD, Outdoor Channel HD, The Sportsman Channel HD, Pac-12 Network HD, FX Movie Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel HD, HBO HD, Cinemax HD, Showtime HD, The Movie Channel HD, Starz HD, Encore HD and SEC Network HD.

HDTV offers a widescreen format, similar to a movie theater, with distinctly sharper images and better sound quality than standard TV.

Customers with Suddenlink digital receivers can now access On Demand services by going to Channel 1.

Enter to Win a Trip to TheBlaze Studios

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Now through Nov. 9, Suddenlink is teaming up with TheBlaze to offer the “Suddenlink Welcome to TheBlaze” sweepstakes. One lucky entrant and a guest will win a trip to tour TheBlaze studios in Dallas and meet popular on-air personalities, subject to their availability.

Visit Suddenlink on Facebook for details, including official rules and an online entry form.

New On Demand: ‘Deliver Us from Evil’

Horror thriller “Deliver Us from Evil” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

A Catholic police officer investigating a series of crimes in New York is convinced by a renegade priest that a demonic element is involved. Eric Bana, Olivia Munn and Edgar Ramirez 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.

On Demand: ‘America: Imagine the World Without Her’

Documentary film “America: Imagine the World Without Her” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The creators of “2016: Obama’s America” explore what the world might look like if the United States had never existed. Dinesh D’Souza narrates the journey, bringing viewers face-to-face with past American heroes.

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.

Pivot to Air “Buffy” Halloween Marathon

buffy-the-vampire-slayerBeginning tonight, Pivot is presenting a “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” marathon to celebrate Halloween. A block of themed episodes will start at 4 p.m. CT each day this week. The evening showings will lead up to a 12-hour marathon, beginning at 9 a.m. CT on Friday, Oct. 31.

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

‘X-Men’ Collection Now On Demand

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Celebrate the release of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” with the latest film collection on Suddenlink On Demand. The lineup features movies from the X-Men franchise, including “X-Men: First Class,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” “X-Men: The Last Stand” and more. This collection will be available through Nov. 11.

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