H2 Network Becomes Viceland Today

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Today, A&E Networks is replacing H2 with Viceland, a brand new channel created by Vice. The new network will feature hundreds of hours of original programming developed and produced by young creative minds.

Viceland’s full slate of primetime shows offers engaging, original content covering fashion, food, music, sports, and more. Oscar-winning director Spike Jonze serves as partner and creative director.

Popular H2 content such as “Ancient Aliens, “Modern Marvels,” and “The Universe” can now be found on the History Channel.

Where available to Suddenlink customers, Viceland can be found on the Digital Family Tier.

Three New Seasons Premiere on A&E

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Looking for something fresh on TV? Three popular cable programs return to A&E tonight. New episodes of “Duck Dynasty,” “Wahlburgers” and “Donnie Loves Jenny” will air consecutively.

In tonight’s “Duck Dynasty,” the gang discovers a hidden talent in pest control, as Willie trains his children for their first summer jobs. New episode “Wild Wild Pest” airs at 8 p.m. CT.

Boston chef Paul Wahlberg and his entourage return in “Wahlburgers” as they continue to expand their hamburger business in tonight’s premiere, “License to Grill.” The show begins at 8:30 p.m. CT.

Donnie Loves Jenny” follows Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy as they settle into married life together. The new season starts with “Goodbye NY” at 9 p.m. CT.

A&E is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

TV Programming to Commemorate Veterans Day

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Several documentaries, specials and movies are scheduled to air on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

Classic film buffs can tune in to AMC for the network’s Best Vets Movie Marathon. Among the many featured films are “We Were Soldiers,” “The Green Berets,” and “Heartbreak Ridge.”

PBS will air “Navy SEALS – Their Untold Story,” a documentary featuring first-hand accounts and never-before-seen mission footage.

Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” offers a special episode in which Doc assures her friends when action figure Army A is called to duty and will soon be separated from them.

A&E offers the debut of “Dogs of War.” The docu-series, which will move to Sundays after the premiere, chronicles veterans being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder with the help of adopted shelter dogs trained in rehabilitation.

HBO’s “The Concert for Valor” will honor veterans and their families, live from the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Among the schedule guests are Jack Black, The Black Keys, Bryan Cranston, Eminem, Jamie Foxx, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J., George Lopez, Metallica, John Oliver, Rihanna, Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Bob Woodruff and Zac Brown Band, as well as special appearances by Tom Hanks, Will Smith, Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon. All Suddenlink customers with a digital receiver will be able to watch HBO for free on Nov. 11.

The concert will also be available for free via live stream at TheConcertForValor.com. An audio simulcast will air live on many iHeartMedia radio stations and on a customized iHeartRadio “Concert for Valor” digital station. The American Forces Network will deliver the concert to American servicemen and women, the Department of Defense and other U.S. government civilians and their families stationed abroad via their worldwide radio and television broadcast networks.

Three Nets to Simulcast ‘Bonnie & Clyde’

The two-night miniseries “Bonnie & Clyde” will bow simultaneously on Lifetime, A&E and History, Sunday and Monday at 8 p.m. CT.

The new onscreen incarnation of the real-life Bonnie Parker-Clyde Barrow romantic crime spree legend stars Holliday Grainger and Emile Hirsch.

While the pair has not yet achieved household name status, TV and film buffs may recognize them from their extensive filmographies, which include Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia on Showtime’s “The Borgias,” and Hirsch in a multi-award winning performance as Christopher “Alexander Super-Tramp” McCandless in 2007’s “Into the Wild.”

Better known cast members include Holly Hunter and William Hurt, who play Bonnie’s mother and retired Texas Ranger Frank Hamer.

Read a review of “Bonnie & Clyde” from Variety’s Brian Lowry.

“Modern Dads” Debut Tonight on A&E

There’s a new group of real people living in front of the lens for A&E.  “Modern Dads” follows four stay-at-home men rearing a combined 10 children in the Austin, Texas, area.  The show premieres tonight at 9:30 CT, immediately following “Duck Dynasty.”

The group of friends includes sometimes overzealous newbie dad Nathan; veteran, hands-off-approach dad Rick; cool, funny step-dad Sean; and single-but-looking dad Stone.

A&E is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Four More Networks Join Suddenlink2GO

FOX, Lifetime, A&E, and History have been added to the  Suddenlink2GO lineup.

With Suddenlink2GO, our customers can watch more than 200,000 movies, clips and shows from 300-plus networks on their personal or laptop computers.

Note: You must have a Suddenlink online account to access all Suddenlink2GO 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.

Three Nets Will Air ‘Bonnie & Clyde’

Today marks the 79th anniversary of the famous bank robbers’ deaths.

History, Lifetime, and A&E have announced they will simultaneously debut a miniseries, “Bonnie & Clyde,” later this year. 

The four-hour, two-night special will star Emile Hirsch (“Into the Wild”) and Holliday Grainger (“The Borgias”) in the title roles of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the Depression-era outlaw couple. The cast will also include Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser, Lane Garrison, Austin Hebert and Dale Dickey.

History, Lifetime, and A&E are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

‘Duck Dynasty’ Returns Tonight

It’s duck blind maintenance time and the waterline is low, thanks to the handiwork of Phil Robertson’s arch-nemesis, the beaver.

Tune in tonight (9 p.m. CT) for the season premiere of A&E’s most popular series, “Duck Dynasty,” to find out if Phil and the Robertson men defeat the pesky vermin. The series features a Louisiana bayou family living the American dream as they operate a thriving duck call business while staying true to their family values and lifestyle.

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

Cable Offers Full Plate of Thanksgiving Marathons

 

There are viewing marathons aplenty on the menu for Thanksgiving weekend. Channel Guide Magazine’s Jeff Pfeiffer compiled a list of nearly 70 such marathons.Among the participating cable networks are USA, History Channel, AMC, A&E, TLC, FX, Animal Planet, Food Network, TNT, TBS and HGTV. They are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Viewers Dig Hidden-Treasure Shows

Multichannel News reports that cable shows about discarded merchandise or hidden treasures – History’s Channel’s “Pawn Stars,” TLC’s “Auctioneers” and “Pawn Queens,” Spike TV’s “Auction Hunters” and A&E’s “Storage Wars” – are producing record viewership for the networks. Given the tough economy, the shows’ mix of entrepreneurialism, nostalgia and get-rich-quick elements are driving the genre’s popularity, according to network executives.

History, TLC, Spike TV and A&E are generally available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.