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.

No Oscar, But Most Praise ‘Perks … Wallflower’

The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” available through Suddenlink Video on Demand, has received a bundle of recognition, including the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie, the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Cast, the National Board of Review’s Top Film Award, the Hollywood Film Festival’s Spotlight Award, and Boston Society of Film Critics’ Best Supporting Actor Award.  Yet the film received no Oscar nominations.

Entertainment Weekly’s Hillary Busis wrote “just about every year, brilliant movies are utterly ignored by the Oscars.” Here’s what she had to say about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences snubbing “Wallflower.”

‘Swamp People’ Returns for Fourth Season

The season four kickoff of “Swamp People” and a new series, “Big Rig Bounty Hunters,” highlight tonight’s programming on History Channel.

In the “Swamp People” premiere at 8 p.m. CT, Hurricane Isaac delays the beginning of alligator hunting season in the Louisiana swamp, forcing the hunters to make up for lost time. Two Texans join the regular cast this season.

At 9 p.m. CT, “Big Rig Bounty Hunters” tracks five groups of colorful characters as they hunt down stolen semi-trailers full of valuable cargo.

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

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Skyfall’

 

The newest 007 action film “Skyfall” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).

Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Daniel Craig, Naomie Harris, Albert Finney, Javier Bardem, Judi Dench and Ralph Fiennes 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.

Phone Service Launched in N.C. Communities

We offer competitive phone service in substantially all of our communities and have now expanded that service’s availability to Scotland Neck, Enfield, and other parts of Halifax County, N.C., that we serve.

Suddenlink Home Phone offers unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls, plus the most popular calling features – including caller ID, call waiting, 3-way calling, anonymous call rejection and call forwarding. Voice mail and international calls are also available at competitive rates. Importantly, Suddenlink Home Phone provides automatic access to the FCC-mandated Enhanced 911 system and is compatible with most modern alarm monitoring equipment.