How to Find New TV Shows, Episodes

The start of a new year brings new TV shows, along with fresh episodes of many established series.  So get comfortable and grab the remote. TVaholic offers help for planning your live viewing and recording with “7 Ways to Find When Shows Premiere or Return.”

2013 Television Review: UHD, OLED In, Plasma Out

Reviewed.com takes a look back at three 2013 TV trends: the introduction of OLED (organic light emitting diode) and 4K UHD (ultra high definition) sets to the American market, and Panasonic’s decision to end plasma TV production.

We need only wait until next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to see what’s in store for 2014.

New On Demand: ‘Despicable Me 2’

 

Animated family film “Despicable Me 2” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Gru, his adorable girls, and the Minions are back and this time the super-dad finds himself balancing fatherhood with his secret agent role in the Anti-Villain League.

Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand and Steve Coogan are among the stars who lend their voice talents.

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.

TCM Will Feature Fontaine, O’Toole Films

To honor two big screen legends who passed away this week, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has planned programming tributes to Oscar winner Joan Fontaine and Oscar nominee Peter O’Toole. The tributes will air Sunday, Dec. 29. Channel Guide Magazine offers a full list of the featured movies and times.

New On Demand: ‘The Lone Ranger’

 

Disney adventure “The Lone Ranger” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in this wild ride of high-velocity action, explosions and gunfights, bringing the famed masked legend to life through new eyes.

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.

Tonight’s CBS Special Spotlights Gift of Adoption

Celine Dion will host the 15th annual CBS holiday special, “A Home for the Holidays,” tonight at 7 p.m. CT. The five-time Grammy Award winner will perform, along with Ne-Yo, Chris Young and others.

The musical performances will accompany uplifting, adoption-from-foster-care stories introduced by celebrities.  A special segment, called “Children Waiting,” will draw attention to children currently living without permanent homes.

The special is presented by the Children’s Action Network and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

New On Demand: ‘One Direction: This Is Us’

 

The documentary film “One Direction: This Is Us” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis look back on their rise to fame and invite you to follow them for a year of world touring as the popular boy band One Direction.

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.

Laptop Care Tips for Travelers

Reviewed.com asks, “When did we stop treating laptops like important technological tools, and start regarding them as replaceable toys we throw in the seatback pocket or use as placemats for meal service?”

With proper care, even the cheapest portable computer can survive years of heavy use, according to the site’s recent post, “The Road Warrior’s Guide to Laptop Maintenance.”

Three Films Available Before Netflix, Rebox

Three movies became available today through Suddenlink On Demand, 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

In fantasy adventure “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” the descendant of Poseidon returns for another quest, this time in search of the mythical Golden Fleece. Logan Lerman stars as Percy.

Crime comedy “The Family” follows a mafia clan trying to rebuild their lives in France as members of the witness protection program. Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer star. Dianna Agron and John D’Leo co-star.

Hugh Jackman stars in crime thriller “Prisoners” as a man facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter is missing, together with her young friend.  Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Maria Bello and Terrence Howard co-star.

Visit Suddenlink’s You Tube channel, On Demand Trailers section, for previews to these and many other available movies.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check available titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.