‘McFarland, USA’ Now Available On Demand

Based on an inspirational true story, “McFarland, USA” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Kevin Costner stars in “McFarland, USA” as a high school cross country coach devoted to transforming an unlikely team of athletes into championship contenders. Maria Bello and Ramiro Rodriguez also 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.

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.

Watch ‘Aquarius’ on NBC & Suddenlink2Go

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Tonight, NBC will air the two-hour premiere of original series “Aquarius,” starring David Duchovny, at 8 p.m. CT. The entire series will be available starting tomorrow, May 29, on the NBC website. Suddenlink customers can also watch with Suddenlink2GO.

Duchovny stars as Sam Hodiak, a 1960s LAPD homicide detective. When he is charged with the case of a missing teen, Hodiak goes undercover to track Charles Manson and his followers before their infamous murder spree.

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

Note: You must have a Suddenlink online account to access mostSuddenlink2GO content.  Simply visit suddenlink.net, select the “Not Registered? SIGN UP NOW” option — found next to the “Log In” link on the right side of the page — and follow the provided instructions.

NBC is Casting for ‘First Dates’

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Are you, or someone you know, single and looking for love? NBC is searching for individuals to star in “First Dates,” a series dedicated to finding men and women of all ages and backgrounds their perfect match.

After “First Dates” received high ratings in the UK, Executive Producer Ellen DeGeneres decided to bring the dating series to the US.

The “First Dates” application and rules are now available.

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

‘Marvel’ Collection Available On Demand

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The latest collection on Suddenlink On Demand features action-packed adventure films from the Marvel franchise. The lineup, available through June 5, includes “Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Thor,” “Captain America: The First Avenger” and more.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Marvel.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Holiday Weekend

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We’ll take a short break for the Memorial Day weekend, resuming posts next week.

Remember to take a moment to honor our fallen veterans.

UFC 187 Offered on Pay-Per-View Saturday

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UFC light heavyweight champion Anthony Johnson will defend his title against number one contender Daniel Cormier, Saturday, May 23. UFC 187 will be available live at 9 p.m. CT on pay-per-view (PPV) from Suddenlink.

This event is available only to residential, non-commercial customers, at a price of $49.99 ($59.99 in high-definition format where available), which excludes taxes, fees, and equipment charges. The event requires a digital set-top box (receiver) and is available only in areas where Suddenlink offers PPV. Other restrictions may apply. Residential orders can be placed using a digital remote or by calling 877-694-9474 for more information.
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Please note that Suddenlink video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) are distinct services. Where VOD service is available, Suddenlink customers with digital receivers can find the VOD menu by tuning to Channel 1. In contrast, where PPV service is available, customers should be able to locate the PPV menu through their digital receiver’s interactive channel guide. Alternatively, if customers have trouble locating the PPV menu through the channel guide, they should be able to find it on one of the following channels, depending on where they receive service: 301, 500, 501, 621, 801, 811, 821 or 871.

Three New Movies Available On Demand

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Action biography “American Sniper,” animated fantasy “Strange Magic” and action adventure “Seventh Son” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Bradley Cooper stars in “American Sniper” as Chris Kyle, a U.S. Navy SEAL sent to Iraq to save countless lives with his pinpoint accuracy. When he returns home, however, he finds he cannot fully leave the war behind. Sienna Miller also stars.

From the mind of George Lucas, “Strange Magic” is a fairy tale musical about a fanciful forest turned upside down. Evan Rachel Wood, Alan Cumming and Kristin Chenoweth lend their voice talents.

In “Seventh Son,” an unlikely hero and his battle-hardened mentor embark on a daring adventure to vanquish a dark queen and her supernatural army. Ben Barnes, Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore 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.

Bride-to-Be Wins Wedding Day Sweeps

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Dixie M. from Abilene, Texas has won the “Suddenlink Wedding Day” sweepstakes. She and fiancé George will receive $2,000 towards the cost of their celebration, courtesy of Suddenlink and TLC.

Follow Suddenlink on Facebook for chances to enter future giveaways, and to learn more about upcoming sweepstakes.