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.”

New On Demand: ‘No Good Deed’

Crime thriller “No Good Deed” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Idris Elba stars as an escaped convict bent on revenge who kidnaps a district attorney and her two children. Taraji P. Henson also stars.

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.

New On Demand: ‘The Interview’

Action comedy “The Interview” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

When a TV host and producer land an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, the CIA recruits them to turn their trip into an assassination mission. Seth Rogen and James Franco 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.

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.

New On Demand: ‘Get On Up’

Musical drama “Get On Up” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Based on the life story of James Brown, Chadwick Boseman portrays the “Godfather of Soul,” giving a fearless look inside his music, moves and moods. Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd and Octavia Spencer 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.

New Kids Collection Now On Demand

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The latest Suddenlink On Demand movie collection features top titles from the Scooby-Doo franchise. The lineup includes “Scooby-Doo: The Movie,” “Aloha, Scooby-Doo,” “Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood” and more. This collection will be available through Jan. 13.

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,” “Scooby-Doo.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Happy Holidays

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Suddenlink will continue to be available throughout the holidays, but the contributors to this blog will take a short break and resume publishing on Jan. 5.

We hope all readers have an opportunity over the next several days to enjoy the company of friends and family.

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.

‘Comic Book Heroes’ Collection On Demand

guardian-of-the-galaxy-poster1In honor of the release of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the latest film collection on Suddenlink On Demand features films based on classic comic books.The lineup includes “The Dark Knight,” “Iron Man,” “The Avengers,” and more. This collection will be available through Jan. 13.

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,” “Comic Book Heroes.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

New On Demand: ‘This Is Where I Leave You’

Comedic drama “This Is Where I Leave You” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof for a week. Jason Bateman and Tina Fey 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.