‘Wayward Pines’ Preview Offered On Demand

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Now through Thursday, April 30, FOX is offering a sneak preview of its much-anticipated new series, “Wayward Pines.” The psychological thriller stars Matt Dillon as a Secret Service agent on a mission to find two missing federal officers, whose investigation only turns up more questions. The miniseries is based on the best-selling book, and brought to life by executive producer and director M. Night Shyamalan. The first episode is available free to Suddenlink customers who have access to On Demand and Suddenlink2GO.

“Wayward Pines” will officially premiere on FOX, Thursday, May 14.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out the preview by going to Channel 1, then select Free. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu. FOX is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

New Retail Store Opens in Okmulgee, Okla.

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Suddenlink regional executives, Okmulgee Mayor Steven Baldridge and City Manager Roger Ballenger, Morris Mayor Carolyn Haworth, Chamber of Commerce Director Rob Robertson, and other Chamber officials recently joined local Suddenlink employees to cut a ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the opening of a new Suddenlink retail store at 1521 S. Wood Drive in Okmulgee.

The new store offers a whole new experience for customers, with hands-on interactive displays demonstrating Suddenlink services.  Counters no longer separate representatives from customers, allowing more personal interaction.

Elevation Weekend Begins Saturday

disFollowing remarkable success with Shark Week, Discovery Channel has another programming event in the works. The first annual Elevation Weekend will begin this Saturday, April 25.

The two-day programming marathon will highlight heroic expeditions. Documentary “Valley Uprising,” which features adventurers scaling the cliffs of Yosemite National Park, will premiere Saturday at 7 p.m. CT. A re-airing of “Everest Avalanche Tragedy” will follow.

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

Celebrate Earth Day with a Pivot Marathon

EarthDay_Mara_Date_300x250Get inspired to live a littler greener with 24 hours of Earth Day programming on Pivot. Today will be filled with environmentally focused documentaries and programs about our planet, including “Angry Planet,” “History of Earth” and “The Great Invisible.”

At Pivot, every day is Earth Day. In addition to today’s marathon, the network is also highlighting numerous actions viewers can take to make a difference, from restoring the Colorado River Basin to fighting climate change.

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

Two New Movies Available On Demand

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Dramatic film “Cake” and action thriller “Taken 3” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Jennifer Aniston stars in “Cake” as a woman dealing with chronic pain, a dubious relationship with a widower, and fantastical hallucinations of a dead friend. Adriana Barraza and Anna Kendrick also star.

Liam Neeson returns in “Taken 3” as ex-government operative Bryan Mills, whose life is shattered when he is falsely accused of a murder he did not commit. Forest Whitaker and Maggie Grace also star.

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

Enter the Suddenlink Wedding Day Sweeps

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Now through May 3, we are partnering with TLC to offer the “Suddenlink Wedding Day” sweepstakes. One lucky couple will win $2,000 toward the cost of their celebration. If you are not currently planning a wedding, you can enter to win the Visa gift card for a friend.

To enter, visit http://suddenlinkweddingsweeps.com/.  Official rules can be found here.

‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2’ Available On Demand

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Comedy sequel “Hot Tub Time Machine 2” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

When the “Hot Tub Time Machine” gang gets into  trouble, they must fire up the hot tub once again in an attempt to get back to the past. This time, however, they inadvertently land in the future. Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Smith and Chevy Chase star.

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

USA Unites Awards Nominations Due

The deadline to submit entries for this year’s USA Unites Awards is tomorrow, April 17, at 10:59 p.m. CT. Nominations can be submitted online to recognize extraordinary individuals dedicated to improving lives and strengthening communities.

Ten winners will each receive a $5,000 grant to help start or build on their community projects, which will also be featured on-air and online. For the first time, this year’s program will include a youth category to recognize young people inspiring change.

To nominate yourself or someone you know, visit http://www.charactersunite.com/. The entry requires a maximum 500-word essay on how the nominee meets the criteria of character, impact and influence.

Two New Movies Available On Demand

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Biographical drama “Big Eyes” and horror thriller “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

From visionary director Tim Burton, “Big Eyes” tells the outrageous true story of one of the most extensive art frauds in the 20th century. Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz star.

Sequel “The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death” takes place 40 years after the original haunting when a group of children come to stay, awakening the house’s darkest inhabitants. Helen McCrory and Jeremy Irvine star.

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

‘Deadliest Catch’ Returns for Eleventh Season

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The Discovery Channel will launch season eleven of “Deadliest Catch” this evening. Tonight’s premiere will feature massive storms, a super typhoon and new regulations changing the rules of one of the most dangerous professions on earth.

The 13-time Emmy Award-winning series airs a new episode at 8 p.m. CT.

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