Weekend PPV Fare: Rolling Stones, Wrestling

 

A Rolling Stones concert and  WWE wrestling event are available this weekend live on pay-per-view (PPV) from Suddenlink.

On Saturday at 8 p.m. CT, fans can see The Rolling Stones live in concert from Newark, N.J. Called “One More Shot,” it will be the legendary rock n’ roll band’s final performance in its 50th anniversary celebration tour. Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga and The Black Keys also perform. The show is available for $39.99 ($44.99 in high-definition format where available).

On Sunday at 7 p.m. CT, WWE presents its final live event of the year, Tables, Ladders & Chairs, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. Among the featured matches are Big Show vs. Sheamus, Kofi Kingston vs. Wade Barrett, Dolph Ziggler vs. John Cena and Team Hell No (Daniel Bryan and Kane) and Ryback vs. The Shield (Seth Rollins, Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns). The cost is $44.99 ($54.99 in high-definition format where available).

These events are available only to residential, non-commercial customers. Prices exclude taxes, fees, and equipment charges. The events require a digital set-top box (receiver) and are available only in areas where Suddenlink offers PPV. Other restrictions may apply. Residential orders can be placed using a digital remote or by calling 877-694-9474 for more information.

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Please note that Suddenlink video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) are distinct services. Where VOD service is available, Suddenlink customers with digital receivers can find the VOD menu by tuning to Channel 1. In contrast, where PPV service is available, customers should be able to locate the PPV menu through their digital receiver’s interactive channel guide. Alternatively, if customers have trouble locating the PPV menu through the channel guide, they should be able to find it on one of the following channels, depending on where they receive service: 301, 500, 501, 621, 801, 811, 821 or 871

Hurricane Relief Telethon Airs Tonight

NBCU announced yesterday that its networks – NBC, Bravo, CNBC, E!, G4, MSNBC, Style, Syfy and USA – will join forces to air “Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together,”  a one-hour live telethon tonight.  Proceeds will aid American Red Cross efforts to assist those affected by Hurricane Sandy. HBO and The Weather Channel also have signed on to broadcast the telethon. 

Matt Lauer will host the show, which begins at 7 p.m. CT.  Scheduled performers include Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen and Sting.  Also scheduled to appear are Kevin Bacon, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, James Gandolfini, Al Roker, Jon Stewart and Brian Williams.

Donations can be made on the Red Cross website or by phone at 1-800-RED-CROSS.  To make a $10 donation, text the word REDCROSS to 90999.

CNBC, USA and The Weather Channel are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.