ABC Family Hosts ‘13 Nights of Halloween’

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The 17th annual “13 Nights of Halloween” event kicks off this evening on ABC Family. Through Oct. 31, fans can watch spooky marathons, special holiday-themed episodes, and a movie mix that includes “Sleepy Hollow,” “Monsters University,” “Hocus Pocus,” “Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride,” and many more scary titles.

Begin the countdown to Halloween now, with a complete programming lineup.

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

ABC Family Kicks Off Holiday Programming

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ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas kicks off today, and includes original and classic holiday programming every evening through Dec. 25. The lineup includes family favorites, including “Elf,” “The Santa Clause,” “The Polar Express” and “Jack Frost.”

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

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.

Tonight: Spelling Bee with a Twist

ABC Family debuts the comedy game show “Spell-Mageddon” tonight at 8 p.m. CT. 

The one-hour competition will challenge contestants to spell increasingly difficult words while taking on funny distractions.

Alfonso Ribeiro will host the show.  The writer-actor-director-host is best known for his role as Carlton Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”

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

Cable Offers Fresh Summer Fare

Are you already tired of summer reruns?  Cable offers plenty of new programming tonight.  Here’s a sampling:

New seasons of “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Exes” and “The Soul Man” begin on TV Land.  On TNT, season three of “Franklin & Bash” premieres. A fresh season of “Futurama” starts on Comedy Central.

You can catch new episodes of “Melissa & Joey” on ABC Family, and both “Royal Pains” and “Necessary Roughness” on USALifetime will air its newest special, “John Walsh Investigates: Abduction in the Heartland.”

To see a complete list of TV programming available in your area tonight, visit My Suddenlink and enter your zip code.

Catch Two New Series Premieres Tonight on Cable

Two original cable series will premiere tonight: Discovery Channel’s “How We Invented the World” and ABC Family’s “Twisted.”

“How We Invented the World” examines four modern inventions: cell phones, cars, planes, and skyscrapers. Each episode in this four-part series reveals the stories and seemingly random events that ultimately led to the creation of these inventions. It airs at 8 p.m. CT.

On “Urban Tarzan,” get to know a famed animal wrangler and former Steve Irwin associate who rescues escaped animals. Showtime is 9:30 p.m. CT.

On “Twisted,” a troubled teen reconnects with two childhood friends. This is a special presentation of the pilot episode, which will play again June 11 as a kickoff to the show’s summer run. Tonight’s show starts at 8 p.m. CT.

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

ABC Family is Seeking ‘Dancing Fools’

ABC Family is looking for funny dance videos for its upcoming reality show, “Dancing Fools.”   The hunt is on for non-professional individuals and groups who simply  love to dance.   Submit your video now and it may appear on the show. You might also be considered as a candidate to perform live on the “Dancing Fools” stage and get a shot at winning $10,000.

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

Tired of Reruns? Cable Has New Episodes Tonight

Many popular cable programs have recently launched their fall season episodes. A few of tonight’s fresh offerings include: “Sons of Anarchy” on FX; “Pretty Little Liars” on ABC Family; and MTV’s newest original series, “Underemployed.”

On “Sons of Anarchy,” Jax takes matters into his own hands in the newest season five episode,”Toad’s Wild Ride.”

On “Pretty Little Liars,” the girls attend a party on the Rosewood Ghost Train. Singer Adam Lambert performs.

The second installment of “Underemployed” takes on work-life balance, nepotism and political correctness.

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

13 Nights of Halloween, Giveaway on ABC Family

This weekend, ABC Family began its 13 Nights of Halloween.  Through Oct. 31, fans can catch a “Pretty Little Liars” marathon and Halloween special, the “Switched at Birth” fall finale, and a movie mix that includes “Hocus Pocus,” “Beetlejuice,” “The Addams Family” and many more creepy titles.

Be sure also to enter daily for the ABC Family Super Spooky Giveaway.  Prizes include a $1,000 Visa gift card, a Pretty Dirty Secrets mask and more.

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

Shows Worth Watching This Summer

There are plenty of reasons to watch TV this summer, writes The Wrap’s Kimberly Potts. Among the 56 shows that she details are TNT’s new “Dallas” series, the return of AMC drama “Breaking Bad,” the third season of A&E’s “Storage Wars,” and ABC Family’s new original drama series “Bunheads.” She also recommends summer fare from MTV (“MTV Movie Awards”), The Weather Channel (“Hurricane Hunters”), TLC (“Craft Wars”), FX (“Anger Management”), USA (“Suits”) and Discovery Channel (“Shark Week”).

The networks mentioned above are available to all or virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.