Play ‘Deadliest Catch’ Fantasy Crew Game

In conjunction with the ninth season of “Deadliest Catch,” which premieres tonight at 8 p.m. CT,  Discovery is sponsoring a “Who’s Your Crew?” fantasy competition.  

Choose your ultimate “Deadliest Catch” crew for a chance to win one of two Discovery Adventures. Weekly prizes will also be awarded. The fantasy game is split into two seasons, King Crab and Opilio, with a grand prize awarded for each.

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

Let the Movie Madness Begin

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The votes have been tallied and “Pitch Perfect” won the 16th spot in our April Movie Madness tournament. 

This 16-movie bracket includes March’s most-purchased Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) movies, “seeded” according to popularity. For the next four weeks, our official counters will tell us which movie from each pairing was purchased the most through Suddenlink VOD during the preceding week.  We’ll announce those results on Tuesdays, and the best performers will advance to the next round until a champion is crowned.

In addition to weekly results, we’ll be sharing related movie trivia and fun facts throughout the tournament.

If you’re so inclined, fill out your bracket now, and see how well you do predicting the winners.

Suddenlink Fish Tourney Helps San Angelo Hospice

Hospice of San Angelo (HOSA) recently received $24,000, representing proceeds from the Suddenlink Tony Gibson Memorial Fishing Tournament. The San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times reported today that the tournament is the largest single fundraiser of the year for HOSA, and this year’s donation was the largest in tournament history. Since 2010, the tournament has raised $71,000.

HOSA wasn’t the only big winner Saturday. San Angelo resident Ronnie Wallace was named top angler with a record-setting 29.7 pounds of fish in his five-bass limit. Included was the tournament’s largest fish, a 9.79-pound bass. Wallace won $2,200 for first place and an additional $785 for the Big Bass prize.

The tournament featured added support from the Outdoor Channel and public appearances by Joe Thomas, host of “Stihl’s Reel in the Outdoors” on the Outdoor Channel. Pictured above are (left to right) Thomas, Suddenlink System Manager Monica Kincer, HOSA Executive Director David McBride, Outdoor Channel Representative Christy Benson, and Suddenlink Business Operations Manager Corey Peddy.

For tournament details, photos and a complete list of winners, visit the tournament’s official website.

Pick the April Movie Madness Wildcard

With the NCAA men’s basketball tournament wrapping up Monday, we’re going to keep “bracket fever” burning a little while longer with a competition of our own called April Movie Madness. Here’s out it works: 

  • We’ve crafted a 16-movie bracket from March’s most-purchased Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) movies and “seeded” them according to popularity. 
  • The competition will start Tuesday, April 9.  Before then, there’s an open wildcard slot — and you get to choose which of two movies will take that final position in the tournament.  Use the poll below to register your vote.
  • We’ll announce the wildcard winner on Tuesday, and the first round of April Movie Madness will officially begin.
Each week thereafter, we’ll ask the official counters to tell us which movie from each pairing was purchased the most through Suddenlink VOD during the preceding week.  The best performers will advance to the next round until a champion is crowned.

 

 

WrestleMania 29 Available on PPV Sunday

The Rock, John Cena, Brock Lesnar, CM Punk, and many other WWE superstars step onto the grandest stage of them all, WWE WrestleMania 29, Sunday, April 7, at 6 p.m. CT, live on pay-per-view (PPV) from Suddenlink. The Rock is out to cement his legacy when he takes on Cena in the main event.

The three-hour event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $59.99 ($69.99 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 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.

Enter ‘Chopped: All-Stars’ NYC Sweepstakes

Have you entered Food Network’s “Chopped: All-Stars New York Sweepstakes?” Someone will win a trip for two to New York and tickets to the New York City Wine & Food Festival. Enter once a day through May 31. Grand prize includes hotel, airfare and $500 spending money.

Season Three of Chopped All-Stars premieres Sunday, 8 p.m. CT,  with a new line-up of culinary contenders vying for the title of All-Stars champion. The winner will receive a $50,000 donation to his or her chosen charity. The contest is broken down into four themed rounds. In each of those rounds, four celebrity chefs compete.  The winner of each round advances to compete in the finale, where one will be crowned the All-Stars Champion.

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

Last Chance to Catch These Four VOD Movies

The clock is ticking on four Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) titles.

The rental window closes Monday, April 8, on mystery thriller “The Raven.”  Other title promotions set to soon expire include: romantic comedy “To Rome With Love” (April 14); action thriller “The Expendables 2” (April 15); and animated comedy adventure “ParaNorman” (April 17).

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