C-SPAN’s ‘First Ladies’ Series Starts Monday

“First Ladies: Influence and Image,” a year-long series that takes a close look at the country’s first ladies, launches Monday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. CT on C-SPAN. The series starts with Martha Washington and winds through 220 years to Michelle Obama. Almost all the 45 women who have been first ladies will get a 90-minute episode.

C-SPAN, created by the cable television industry to provide public access to the political process, is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Discovery Special Tells Real Story Behind ‘Argo’

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Argo: Inside Story” will air this weekend on Discovery Channel, Saturday at 9 p.m. CT and again Sunday at 11 p.m. CT.

Updated from its original broadcast in 2002 on Discovery, the one-hour special is narrated by Bryan Cranston, who plays CIA manager Jack O’Donnell in the 2012 Ben Affleck film “Argo.” The special gives an inside look at the dramatic escape and how CIA “chief of disguise” Tony Mendez forged identity documents and elaborate disguises to get past the security agents at the Tehran airport.

Argo” is currently available on Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).  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.

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

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Anna Karenina’

 

Classic romance “Anna Karenina” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), 28 days before Netflix and Red Box.

From the award-winning director of “Pride & Prejudice” and “Atonement” (Joe Wright) comes a timeless story of love and betrayal based on the famous Leo Tolstoy novel. Keira Knightley and Jude Law 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.

Many Suddenlink Communities Get TiVo Mini

Photo Credit: Dave Zatz

Today, in more than 100 Suddenlink-served communities, we announced an enhancement to our Any-Room DVR offering through TiVo® Mini devices. These devices, when linked to a Suddenlink TiVo HD/DVR, make it easier and more economical to bring the TiVo experience to other TV sets in the home. We are the first cable provider in the country to offer TiVo Mini.

TiVo Mini is now available to our customers in the following communities. [Read more...]

Discovery Airing ‘Yukon Men’ Preview Tonight

Tonight at 9 p.m. CT, Discovery Channel airs a sneak preview of the second season of “Yukon Men,” which starts Friday, Feb. 22. The preseason special features never-before-seen footage from last year’s harsh winter and previews what challenges await the 200 villagers of Tanana, Alaska, located just 60 miles from the Arctic Circle. Villagers make their living by hunting and trapping game.

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

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Argo’

 

Dramatic thriller “Argo” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).

Based on real events, “Argo” chronicles the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis. Ben Affleck directs and stars. Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin and John Goodman 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.

Coming Tomorrow on VOD: Award-Winning ‘Argo’

Beginning tomorrow, award-winning historical thriller ‘Argo’ will be available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

The critically acclaimed film is nominated for seven Academy Awards, including best picture, best supporting actor, and best adapted screenplay. It has already won the American Film Institute’s Movie of the Year honor, Golden Globes for best picture and best director, and top honors from the Screen Actors Guild and the Directors Guild of America.

Past Oscar-Winning Movies Now on VOD

As the countdown to the Academy Awards (Feb. 24) begins, enjoy a collection of films featuring past Oscar winners through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD). Among the featured films are “Forrest Gump,” “Gladiator,” “Gone With the Wind,” “Jerry Maguire,” “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Raging Bull.” There’s also a selection of movies that have earned nominations this year, including “Flight,” Skyfall and “The Sessions.”

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” then “Special Features,” then “And the Winner Is.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.

WWE ‘Elimination Chamber’ on PPV Sunday

On the road to WrestleMania, the path to greatness travels through many roadblocks. Watch as The Rock, John Cena, CM Punk, Ryback, Sheamus and all your favorite WWE superstars confront the obstacles at WWE “Elimination Chamber,” Sunday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. CT, live on pay-per-view (PPV) from Suddenlink.

The three-hour event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $44.99 ($54.99 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.