Get Ready for NCAA Tournament Action

 

The NCAA® Men’s Division I Basketball Championship Tournament begins Tuesday, March 19, and runs through Monday, April 8.

All 67 games will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV. (TNT and TBS are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service, while truTV is available to most Suddenlink customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.)

To pre-register for online access to the games, visit this Suddenlink.net page and follow the instructions provided there. Note: Once you’re at the NCAA March Madness® Live page, select “Settings” – at the top of the page – to find a list of providers including Suddenlink.

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. You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live app from the Apple App Store for mobile viewing.

Discovery Previews Show With Pi Day Celebration

Today is Pi Day, the annual celebration of the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. To celebrate, Discovery Channel is previewing its upcoming show, “The Big Brain Theory,” and inviting website visitors to enter a Pi Day contest for a chance to win a prize pack. The contest runs through April 1.

Discovery Channel 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.

CNBC Bows Two Reality Shows Tonight

Tonight, financial network CNBC enters the world of reality TV with two shows that reflect the channel’s business focus.

At 8 p.m. CT, “Treasure Detectives” features British art appraiser Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators. They help collectors of art and antiques discover if they’re holding trash or treasure. At 9 p.m. CT, “The Car Chasers” focuses on Flat 12 Gallery, a company in Suddenlink-served Lubbock, Texas, that buys cars with intriguing histories, restores them, and tries to make a profit on re-sales.

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

Weather Channel Preps Viewers for Tornadoes

With tornado season just around the corner, The Weather Channel is preparing viewers with Tornado Survival Week. Through Friday, the network is presenting tornado-themed programs dedicated to helping viewers prep for this unpredictable time of year. Programs will include safety tips and interviews with officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Federal Emergency Management Agency, as well as Weather Channel meteorologists.

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

ESPN2 Airing Bassmaster Classic This Weekend

Most fishing fans know who won the 2013 world championship of bass fishing held last weekend on Tulsa, Okla.’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, but this weekend they’ll get to see all the action on ESPN2. Five hours of Bassmaster Classic coverage begins tomorrow (8 a.m. CT) with the first day’s competition. Coverage will conclude Sunday (9 p.m. CT) with four hours of day two action and the crowning of the champion.

ESPN2 and ESPN are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

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 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.

‘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.