TV Programs Commemorate Veterans Day 2015

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Several documentaries, specials and movies are scheduled to air today, in honor of Veterans Day 2015.

Classic film buffs can tune in to AMC for the network’s Best Vets Movie Marathon from 8 a.m. through 4 p.m. CT. The lineup will include classics like “Independence Day,” and back-to-back airings of “Saving Private Ryan.”

PBS will air “IWO Jima: From Combat to Comrades,” a documentary following survivors of one of WWII’s fiercest battles as they return for a Reunion of Honor on the battlefield. Ryan Phillippe hosts, at 7 p.m.

HBO will replay last year’s “Concert for Valor,” honoring veterans and their families at 3:15 p.m. Guests include 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.

A complete list of programming is available.

AMC and PBS are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service. To order HBO or other premium cable channels, go to http://www.suddenlink.com/television/why/ and click Find Offers.

‘Walking Dead’ Star to Host New AMC Series

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Norman Reedus, known for his portrayal of Daryl Dixon on “The Walking Dead,” has signed on to expand his relationship with AMC. The actor will host “Ride with Norman Reedus,” a documentary program about motorcycle culture and history.

The six-episode series is set to premiere in 2016. Each hour-long episode will follow the actor as he explores various cities, accompanied by different actors, musicians, friends, and locals who share his passion for riding.

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

Cable Again Wins Big at The Emmys

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Cable networks had a strong showing at last night’s Primetime Emmys. Programs and individual actors on cable shows took home the majority of the awards in the major categories.

HBO dominated the evening with a total of 14 Emmy wins, including best drama series for “Game of Thrones” and comedy series for “Veep.” The network’s original miniseries “Olive Kitteridge” was also a standout, with a total of six wins.

AMC also fared well. John Hamm received one of the evening’s top honors, Lead Actor in a Drama Series, for his role in “Mad Men.”

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

To order HBO or other premium cable channels, go to http://www.suddenlink.com/television/why/. Scroll to “Premium Entertainment,” and click “Find Offers.”

The Hollywood Reporter has a complete list of winners.

Cable Nets Receive Top Emmy Nominations

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Cable networks are once again set to dominate the Primetime Emmy Awards. For the second year in a row, “Game of Thrones” leads the race with 24 nods, helping make HBO the most-nominated network, with a total of 126. FX received 45 nods, including 20 for “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”

Among other cable networks receiving multiple nominations were AMC (24), History Channel (11), Lifetime (10), Discovery Channel (7) and Disney Channel (4). These networks are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Check here for a complete list of nominations.

Pre-finale ‘Mad Men’ Marathon on AMC

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A five-day “Mad Men” marathon begins tomorrow on AMC at 6 p.m. CT with the series premiere episode, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.” The first six seasons will follow, leading up to the series finale on Sunday at 9 p.m.

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

AMC to Air “Better Call Saul” Marathon

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Need to catch up on “Better Call Saul”? AMC will air a marathon today, starting at 11:15 a.m. CT. The lineup will include every episode, leading up to the premiere of the season finale at 9 p.m. CT.

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

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.

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.

Cable Nets Shine at Primetime Emmys

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Cable networks once again fared well at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Of 27 major awards presented, 14 went to cable programs and individual actors on cable shows.

The AMC original series “Breaking Bad” led the way with six awards, rivaled by HBO’s “True Detective.” The drama series starring Matthew McConaughey won five Emmys.

FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven” captured four Emmys, including lead actress and supporting actress in a TV miniseries or movie. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” also won four awards.

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

To order HBO or other premium cable channels, go to http://www.suddenlink.com/television/why/. Scroll to “Premium Entertainment,” and click “Find Offers.”

USA Today has a complete list of winners.

Cable Nets Showered With Emmy Nominations

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Cable networks once again dominated the Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. HBO remains the most nominated network, having earned 99 total nods. “Game of Thrones” led the way with 19 nominations. FX received 45 nods, including 18 for miniseries “Fargo.”

Additional cable programs receiving multiple nominations were “American Horror Story: Coven” on FX (17), “The Normal Heart” on HBO (16), “Breaking Bad” on AMC (16) and “True Detective” on HBO (12).

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

To order HBO or other premium cable channels, go to http://www.suddenlink.com/television/why/. Scroll to “Premium Entertainment,” and click Find Offers.

Check here for a complete list of nominations.