Cable Networks Shine at 2015 Golden Globes

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Cable networks had a strong showing at last night’s Golden Globes. More than half the awards presented to television programs went to cable networks and individual actors on cable shows.

FX led the way with “Fargo,” which won the Golden Globe for Best Miniseries and Best Actor. Premium network Showtime also had a strong night, as “The Affair” won Best TV Drama and Best Actress.

USA Today has a complete list of winners.

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

To order Showtime or other premium cable channels, go to http://www.suddenlink.com/television/why/. Scroll to “Premium Entertainment,” and click “Find Offers.”

Cable Nets to Debut Midseason Series

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Cable networks are preparing to premiere several new series this year. New programming will premiere on several networks, including Animal Planet, FXX and AMC.

Tomorrow, Animal Planet will debut “Alaska: Battle on the Bay” at 9 p.m. CT, which follows a team of fisherman as they take on a particularly challenging salmon season.

On Jan. 14, “Man Seeking Woman” will premiere on FXX at 9:30 p.m. CT, a comedy based on Simon Rich’s novel “The Last Girlfriend on Earth.”

The highly anticipated “Breaking Bad” prequel spinoff “Better Call Saul” will premiere on AMC on Feb. 8 at 9 p.m. CT. The new series will follow Saul Goodman in the days before he worked as Walter White’s lawyer.

View a complete list of new and returning cable programs premiering soon.

AMCFXX and Animal Planet are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.

TV.com Names Best Cable Shows of 2014

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Once again, cable brought some of the year’s most popular programming to viewers. Some feared 2014 might not offer the same quality of programming, with finales of popular shows “Breaking Bad” on AMC and “True Blood” on HBO. The lineup remains strong, however, with programs such as “Fargo” on FX and on “True Detective” on HBO pushing limits and beating expectations.

View TV.com’s Best of 2014: The New Cable Dramas for a complete list of this year’s top cable programs.

Enter to Win a Trip to the NAACP Image Awards

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Now through Jan. 5, Suddenlink is partnering with TV One to offer the “Best Supporting Fan” sweepstakes. Two lucky winners and the guest of their choice will receive a VIP trip to the NAACP Image Awards in Pasadena, CA. The prize packages include hotel, airfare, a Hollywood tour, spending money, pre-show pampering, a limo ride and more.

To enter, visit Suddenlink on Facebook. Complete rules can be found here.

Enter the Suddenlink Electric Holiday Giveaway

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All are invited to enter the “Suddenlink Electric Holiday Giveaway,” presented by Sprout, FXX, UPtv and ASPiRE. Daily prizes will include Cubby tablets, urBeats headphones, UP Bands by Jawbone and iPad Air 2 tablets. The contest will run through Friday, Dec. 19.

Follow us on Facebook for a chance to enter the “Suddenlink Electric Holiday Giveaway,” and to learn more about future sweepstakes.

ABC Family Kicks Off Holiday Programming

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ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas kicks off today, and includes original and classic holiday programming every evening through Dec. 25. The lineup includes family favorites, including “Elf,” “The Santa Clause,” “The Polar Express” and “Jack Frost.”

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

Enter to Win a Trip for Two to L.A.

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Now through Nov. 28, Suddenlink is teaming up with Pivot to offer the “Suddenlink Pivot L.A. Getaway” sweepstakes. One lucky fan and a friend will win a trip to attend the taping of a Pivot program.

Visit Suddenlink on Facebook for details, including official rules and an online entry form.

“The Concert for Valor” Will Salute Troops

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Artists, celebrities and millions of Americans will join together to honor veterans tonight on “The Concert for Valor,” airing live on HBO, 6 CT. Bruce Springsteen, The Black Keys, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Eminem, Jennifer Hudson and more are scheduled to perform.

All Suddenlink customers with a digital receiver will be able to watch HBO for free on Nov. 11. Note, this does not include access via On Demand, Suddenlink2GO or HBO GO.

TV Programming to Commemorate Veterans Day

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Several documentaries, specials and movies are scheduled to air on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Classic film buffs can tune in to AMC for the network’s Best Vets Movie Marathon. Among the many featured films are “We Were Soldiers,” “The Green Berets,” and “Heartbreak Ridge.”

PBS will air “Navy SEALS – Their Untold Story,” a documentary featuring first-hand accounts and never-before-seen mission footage.

Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” offers a special episode in which Doc assures her friends when action figure Army A is called to duty and will soon be separated from them.

A&E offers the debut of “Dogs of War.” The docu-series, which will move to Sundays after the premiere, chronicles veterans being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder with the help of adopted shelter dogs trained in rehabilitation.

HBO’s “The Concert for Valor” will honor veterans and their families, live from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Among the schedule guests are Jack Black, The Black Keys, Bryan Cranston, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J., George Lopez, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Bob Woodruff and Zac Brown Band, as well as special appearances by Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. All Suddenlink customers with a digital receiver will be able to watch HBO for free on Nov. 11.

The concert will also be available for free via live stream at TheConcertForValor.com. An audio simulcast will air live on many iHeartMedia radio stations and on a customized iHeartRadio “Concert for Valor” digital station. The American Forces Network will deliver the concert to American servicemen and women, the Department of Defense and other U.S. government civilians and their families stationed abroad via their worldwide radio and television broadcast networks.

Enter to Win a Trip to TheBlaze Studios

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Now through Nov. 9, Suddenlink is teaming up with TheBlaze to offer the “Suddenlink Welcome to TheBlaze” sweepstakes. One lucky entrant and a guest will win a trip to tour TheBlaze studios in Dallas and meet popular on-air personalities, subject to their availability.

Visit Suddenlink on Facebook for details, including official rules and an online entry form.