Oscar Winners & Nominees Now On Demand

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As the countdown to the Academy Awards begins, enjoy a collection of Oscar-winning films, along with some that have been nominated this year with Suddenlink On Demand. The lineup, available through March 31, features over a dozen movies, including “The Hurt Locker,” “Crash,” “Frozen,” “12 Years a Slave,” and “Slumdog Millionaire.” There’s also a selection of titles that received nominations this year, such as “The Martian,” “Inside Out,” and “Sicario.”

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,” “And the Winner Is….”. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Cable Networks Rule Golden Globes 2016

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Cable TV programs and individual actors were the big recipients of this year’s Golden Globe nominations. They also had a strong showing at last night’s awards, hosted by Ricky Gervais.

USA Network led the way with new series “Mr. Robot,” which won the Golden Globe for Best Drama and Best Actor. Stars from AMC and FX programs were also awarded in top drama and comedy categories.

Premium networks had a strong night, as well. HBO took home Best Actor in a Miniseries for “Show Me a Hero,” and Showtime’s “The Affair” won Best Actress.

USA Today 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.

USA Unites Awards Nominations Due

The deadline to submit entries for this year’s USA Unites Awards is tomorrow, April 17, at 10:59 p.m. CT. Nominations can be submitted online to recognize extraordinary individuals dedicated to improving lives and strengthening communities.

Ten winners will each receive a $5,000 grant to help start or build on their community projects, which will also be featured on-air and online. For the first time, this year’s program will include a youth category to recognize young people inspiring change.

To nominate yourself or someone you know, visit http://www.charactersunite.com/. The entry requires a maximum 500-word essay on how the nominee meets the criteria of character, impact and influence.

USA Unites Awards Nominations Due April 17

The nomination period for the USA Unites Awards runs through April 17. Suddenlink is again partnering with USA Network for the annual awards, which are part of the network’s ongoing public affairs campaign to address social injustices and bridge cultural divides. The program recognizes extraordinary individuals dedicated to improving lives and strengthening their communities.

Ten winners will each receive a $5,000 grant to help start or build on their community projects, which will also be featured on-air and online. For the first time, this year’s program will include a youth category to recognize young people inspiring change.

Entries, including a maximum 500-word essay on how the nominee meets the criteria of character, impact and influence, can be submitted online.

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.”

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.