Catch Up on ‘The Americans’ on Suddenlink VOD

Have you missed any or all of the first five episodes of “The Americans,” FX’s newest hit drama? Through the end of the month, you can catch up on the series through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).

Set in 1981, the series follows the complex marriage of two KGB spies posing as Americans in suburban Washington, D.C. Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys and Noah Emmerich star.

The show airs Wednesday evenings at 9 p.m. CT. FX is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out this catch-up opportunity by going to “Free,” then “All Channels A-Z,” then “FX.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

Coming Soon to VOD: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

With five Academy Award nominations and four Golden Globe nominations, “Zero Dark Thirty” was among the most acclaimed movies of 2012.  See what critics and audiences had to say at movie website Rotten Tomatoes.

If you missed it in theaters, you can catch it on Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) starting Tuesday, March 19.

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

What to Do If Hackers Attack

It appears that certain personal information — associated with FBI Director Robert Mueller, celebrities Jay-Z and Kim Kardashian, and others — was recently released online. It’s a good reminder that anyone can fall prey to hackers. What should you do if your accounts are hacked? USA Today offers three important  tips.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Life of Pi’

 

Adventure drama film “Life of Pi” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

Director Ang Lee creates a movie event about a young man on a fateful voyage who, after a spectacular disaster, is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. Suraj Sharma and Irrfan Khan star.

“Life of Pi” earned 11 Oscar nominations and took home four awards. It was also named Movie of the Year by the American Film Institute. 

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.

New ‘World’s Worst Tenants’ Season Starts Tonight

What do “Seinfeld’s” Kramer, the cast of “Rent,” and The Incredible Hulk have in common?  They all made SpikeTV’s list of characters that landlords would probably not want as tenants.  Check out the full list, and then tune in to SpikeTV tonight for seven hours of back-to-back episodes of “World’s Worst Tenants,” including the new season premiere at 9 p.m. CT.

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

J.R.’s Funeral on TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Tonight

One of America’s favorite TV villains, J.R. Ewing, will be laid to rest on tonight’s episode of TNT’s remake of the classic primetime soap opera “Dallas.” Expect to see many faces from South Fork’s past at the funeral.

Producers recently spoke about the challenge of writing around Hagman’s death in November. He portrayed J.R. in both the original and new series. Note: The interview contains spoilers for tonight’s episode, which airs at 8 p.m. CT.

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

Food Network Offers Many Holiday Recipes

Whether it’s a St. Patrick’s Day celebration or an Easter feast you will be hosting, Food Network offers plenty of menu ideas and detailed recipes from your favorite celebrity chefs. You’ll also find tips for foolproof hard-boiled eggs, as well as advice for decorating them.

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

Suddenlink Tourney Nets $24K for Hospice

As reported in the San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times, Suddenlink representatives this week presented a $24,000 check to Hospice of San Angelo (HOSA). The donation represented proceeds from the Suddenlink Tony Gibson Memorial Fishing Tournament held March 2. Shown are (left to right) special guest  Joe Thomas, host of Outdoor Channel’s “Stihl’s Reel in the Outdoors,”  Suddenlink System Manager Monica Kincer, HOSA Executive Director David McBride, Outdoor Channel Representative Christy Benson, and Suddenlink Business Operations Manager Corey Peddy.

The tournament, named in memory of avid fisherman and San Angelo Bass Club member Tony Gibson, is the biggest fundraiser of the year for HOSA.  This year’s donation was the largest in tournament history.

Since 2010, the tournament has raised $71,000 for hospice programs. Tournament winners and supporting sponsors are listed on FishTheOpen.

TNA ‘Lockdown’ Available on PPV Sunday

San Antonio hosts TNA Wrestling’s “Lockdown,” live on pay per view from Suddenlink, Sunday, March 10. Action from the Alamodome begins at 7 p.m. CT. Among the many superstars who will perform are Hulk Hogan, Austin Aries, Bobby Roode, Kurt Angle, James Storm and Samoa Joe. Bully Ray will challenge Jeff Hardy for the world heavyweight championship title and two teams will compete in a lethal lockdown match.

The three-hour event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $34.99 ($44.99 in high-definition format where available), before 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 able to find it on one of the following channels, depending on where they receive service: 301, 500, 501, 621, 801, 811, 821 or 871.