ABC Family Hosts 13 Nights of Halloween

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Sunday, Oct. 19, ABC Family will begin its 13 Nights of Halloween.  Through Oct. 31, fans can watch a “Pretty Little Liars” marathon and Halloween special, and a movie mix that includes “Hocus Pocus,” “Beetlejuice,” “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride” and many more scary titles.

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

MLB Schedules Postseason on TBS and Fox

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Network coverage of Major League Baseball’s postseason has been scheduled.  TBS will host the American League, and Fox will cover the majority of the National League competition.

TBS will begin its eighth consecutive year of postseason coverage with the Wild Card game on Tuesday, Sept. 30. World Series coverage will begin Tuesday, Oct. 21, on Fox.

TBS and FOX are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

ESPN’s ‘30 for 30’ Series Returns

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ESPN has announced the films selected for this year’s “30 for 30” sports documentary series, returning Oct. 7. A film will air each Tuesday evening for six consecutive weeks, beginning with “Playing for the Mob,” the story of the Boston College basketball games scandal, and the involvement of mobster Henry Hill.

See this year’s complete “30 for 30” lineup.

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

Cable Programming to Commemorate 9/11

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Beginning today, new and returning television documentaries, specials and movies will mark the 13th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America. Channel Guide Magazine has a lengthy list of programming that will recall the events and their impact on the country.

Included are specials on Animal PlanetHistory and Discovery Channel, which are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

WatchESPN Now Available

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We have launched WatchESPN, the app and website that allow viewers to watch live ESPN, anytime. Suddenlink customers now have access to ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, ESPN News, ESPN Deportes, the Longhorn Network and the SEC Network.

Access to each network is based on customer video subscription. Content will be available on computers, tablets, smartphones and TV connected devices:

  • Online at WatchESPN.com.
  • Mobile on a smartphone or tablet with the WatchESPN app. The app is available to download free of charge at the Apple iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.
  • Using ROKU and AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.

WatchESPN offers easy access with a single login for authentication. We will continue to add more networks to the Suddenlink2GO app on additional mobile devices.

Cable Nets Shine at Primetime Emmys

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Cable networks once again fared well at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Of 27 major awards presented, 14 went to cable programs and individual actors on cable shows.

The AMC original series “Breaking Bad” led the way with six awards, rivaled by HBO’s “True Detective.” The drama series starring Matthew McConaughey won five Emmys.

FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven” captured four Emmys, including lead actress and supporting actress in a TV miniseries or movie. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” also won four awards.

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

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

USA Today has a complete list of winners.

Shark Week Content Now On Demand

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Shark Week 2014 will feature new destinations, break-through technologies and exciting celebrity guests. The top programming from previous seasons and an all-new episode are available now through Suddenlink On Demand.

Enjoy ten hours of bonus episodes from past seasons, “Shark Bites” short-form action footage, and a sneak peak at one 2014 episode.

The 27th season of Shark Week begins Sunday, August 10, 7 p.m. CT, on Discovery. New episodes will be available the next day On Demand. All Shark Week content will be accessible through Thursday, August 14.

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.

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

‘Freeview’ of ‘Outlander’ Offered On Demand

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Beginning August 2, Starz will offer a sneak preview of their newest original series, “Outlander.” Based on the best-selling book series by Diana Gabaldon, “Outlander” is an epic journey through time, spanning the genres of romance, science fiction, history and adventure. The first episode will be available for free to Suddenlink customers who have access to On Demand and Suddenlink2GO.

“Outlander” tells the story of Claire Randall, a combat nurse from 1945, who is mysteriously swept to 18th century Scotland. She finds herself torn between a new romance and the husband she left behind, all while trying to survive an unknown world of centuries past.

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

Watch All of ‘The Simpsons’ Online

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FX will launch “Simpsons World,” a fully searchable archive that will provide users with a new way to watch the longest-running primetime animated series online. FX subscribers will have access to every episode of “The Simpsons” from their computer or other network device.

Both subscribers and non-subscribers will have access to show quotes and short clips.

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

Win ‘Suits’ Facebook Giveaway

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In conjunction with season four of “Suits” on USA Network, Suddenlink is hosting a series of giveaways. Five winners will be selected to receive a “Suits” DVD set and show-themed mug.

Follow Suddenlink on Facebook and Twitter for a chance to enter the Suits giveaway, and to learn more about future sweepstakes.