‘Auction Kings’ Marathon Tonight on Discovery

Immerse yourself in Discovery Channel’s “Auction Kings” tonight, with back-to-back episodes until 11 p.m. CT, including a new show at 8 p.m. that features Paul deciding to sell the pair of larger-than-life bronze horses that have stood guard at Gallery 63 for years. Rare letters from Norman Rockwell and Helen Keller also go on the block.

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

NCAA Tourney Resumes Tonight on TBS, CBS

After some time off, the NCAA Basketball Tournament resumes with four regional semifinal games tonight and four more tomorrow. Sports Illustrated’s Luke Winn ranks the title chances of this year’s final 16 teams, and ESPN basketball guru Dick Vitale chimes in with his picks.

All the remaining games will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Suddenlink customers can still register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

New on VOD: ‘Parental Guidance,’ ‘Killing … Softly’

 

Comedy film “Parental Guidance” and action thriller “Killing Them Softly” are now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).In “Parental Guidance,” a couple is called in to help care for their three grandkids. But when their old-school methods collide with their daughter’s new-school ways, the orderly household spins out of control. Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, and Marisa Tomei star.

“Killing Them Softly” is set during the economic turmoil of 2008. Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt), an enforcer, is hired to restore order after three people rob a mob-protected poker game. The movie also stars Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Ray Liotta, and Richard Jenkins.

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.

Live Video Streams of Tourney Set Record

 

Live video streams of the NCAA basketball tournament set records during the first week of play, Multichannel News reported. Through the action Sunday, the games generated 36.6 million live video streams across online and mobile (tablets and smartphones), double the 18.3 million for the entire tournament last year.

Suddenlink customers can register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Lincoln’

 

Historical drama “Lincoln” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD) .

Daniel Day-Lewis stars in this inspiring drama that focuses on Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to create a course of action to end the Civil War, unite a nation and abolish slavery. Day-Lewis won the Academy Award for Best Actor, and the film was nominated for 11 other Oscars. Sally Field and Hal Holbrook co-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.

NCAA Tournament TV Ratings Up

Coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship through Sunday’s telecasts received the event’s best ratings in 18 years, Multichannel News reports. CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV combined to average 8.9 million viewers through five days of coverage. That was the most since 1993 and up 9 percent from last year’s 8.2 million.

Play resumes Thursday and Friday for the 16 teams left in the tournament. Whether any games become classics or any players have singularly remarkable performances remains to be seen. In the meantime, see if you agree with Bleacher Report’s list of the 25 most thrilling finishes in the tournament and ESPN.com’s ranking of the best 75 players in NCAA history.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘This is 40’

Comedy film “This is 40” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).

“This is 40” takes a hilarious look at a couple trying to balance child rearing, dealing with their own parents, and making time for romance. Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann and John Lithgow 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.

Movie Site Leads to 9/11 Charities

Historical drama “Zero Dark Thirty” chronicles the search and discovery of al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. To pay tribute to the victims and the families of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the United States, the movie’s official website offers links to several charities and 9/11 resources.

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

Best and Worst of NCAA Tourney Thus Far

With the NCAA Tournament field whittled down to 16 teams, USA Today reporter Scott Gleeson looks at the best and worst of the tourney’s opening act.

All the remaining games, which resume Thursday, will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

New on Suddenlink VOD: ‘Les Miserables’

 

Musical drama “Les Miserables” is now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD).

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in this critically acclaimed adaptation of an epic musical that is a timeless testament to the human spirit. The film won three Academy Awards, including one for Hathaway for best supporting actress. Amanda Seyfried and Eddie Redmayne have supporting roles.

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.