Freeview of ‘Power’ Now Available

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Now through June 6, Suddenlink customers can catch up with a free sample of “Power,” a Starz original seriesThe first four episodes of the hour-long crime drama are available for free to those with access to Suddenlink2GO and On Demand.

From Executive Producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, “Power” follows a wealthy New York night club owner who lives a double life as a drug kingpin.  Starz will premiere season two on Saturday, June 6, at 8 p.m. CT.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out the “freeview” by going to Channel 1, Free!, All Channels A-Z, Starz Freeview. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Lifetime to Air Marilyn Monroe Miniseries

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The two-night miniseries “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe” will premiere on Lifetime Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. CT.

Kelli Garner stars in the new miniseries, which uncovers many closely-guarded secrets that Marilyn Monroe kept from the public. Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon also stars as the blonde bombshell’s troubled mother.

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

Monster Week Returns to Animal Planet

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Beginning Sunday, May 17, Animal Planet’s Monster Week will return with a bone-chilling nine-night marathon packed with some of the most terrifying creatures on Earth. Scheduled programming explores killer hornets, blood-thirsty tigers, river monsters and other mysterious beings.

Sunday’s lineup kicks off at 8 p.m. CT with an all-new episode of “River Monsters.” A complete schedule of programs is available online.

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

Pre-finale ‘Mad Men’ Marathon on AMC

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A five-day “Mad Men” marathon begins tomorrow on AMC at 6 p.m. CT with the series premiere episode, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.” The first six seasons will follow, leading up to the series finale on Sunday at 9 p.m.

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

Celebrate Mom All Week on TLC

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In honor of Mother’s Day and all mothers do, now through Sunday, May 10 TLC presents the “Mother of All Weeks.” Tune in for seven days of new series premieres and special programming with some of the network’s favorite families.

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

Last Chance to Enter Wedding Day Sweeps

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Sunday is the last chance to enter 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/.

The winner must live in a Suddenlink-served community. The sweepstakes ends May 3 at 11:59pm ET. Official rules can be found here.

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.

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.

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.