CNBC to Premiere ‘West Texas Investors Club’

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Meet self-made multimillionaires Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam on CNBC’s newest series. “West Texas Investors Club” premieres this evening at 9 p.m. CT.

After prosperous business careers, both investors have decided to pass on their success to promising individuals in this eight-episode series. Watch as ambitious entrepreneurs from around the country make their way deep into the heart of Texas to attempt to secure funding.

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

CNBC to Premiere ‘Amazon Rising’

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Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, has changed the way the world shops. Correspondent David Faber reports on one of the Internet’s most esteemed and feared companies in “Amazon Rising,” Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m. CT on CNBC.

After Bezos invested his fortune in the Internet, Amazon developed into a virtual powerhouse. Today, the site has upended the publishing and retail industries, facing scrutiny along the way.

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

CNBC Show Gives $50K to Small Businesses

The new competition series “Crowd Rules” features three small businesses that compete in front of a voting audience to see which business wins a much-needed $50,000 prize. Catch the show Tuesdays, 8 p.m. (CT) on CNBC.

Could your small business use $50,000? Through May 27, you can enter CNBC’s Crowd Rules $50,000 Challenge.  To be considered, create a short video about your company, what you would do with $50,000 and why you deserve to win. See details.

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

CNBC Bows Two Reality Shows Tonight

Tonight, financial network CNBC enters the world of reality TV with two shows that reflect the channel’s business focus.

At 8 p.m. CT, “Treasure Detectives” features British art appraiser Curtis Dowling and his team of investigators. They help collectors of art and antiques discover if they’re holding trash or treasure. At 9 p.m. CT, “The Car Chasers” focuses on Flat 12 Gallery, a company in Suddenlink-served Lubbock, Texas, that buys cars with intriguing histories, restores them, and tries to make a profit on re-sales.

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

CNBC, USA Covering Westminster Dog Show

The 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will air over two nights on two cable channels. This evening at 7 p.m. CT on CNBC, the hound, toy, non-sporting and herding groups compete. On Tuesday at 7 p.m. CT, coverage will shift to USA Network for the sporting, working and terrier groups judging, and the crowning of the Best in Show winner.

Both networks are conducting a Top Dog Sweepstakes. The grand prize winner will receive a trip to New York and tickets to next year’s show.

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

CNBC Series to Help Struggling Businesses

Is your small business struggling and in need of a turnaround? CNBC is accepting submissions for “The Big Fix,” an upcoming reality series starring self-made millionaire and turnaround specialist Marcus Lemonis. He will invest up to $2 million to give extreme makeovers to small businesses that are failing.

The show is open to small businesses anywhere in the United States. To apply, business owners should send an email describing their background and current situation to casting@iconiccasting.com by Feb. 22.

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

Cable Offers Election Coverage, Alternatives

For those who can’t get enough play-by-play election night coverage, cable has it covered on C-SPAN, CNBC, CNN and FOX News. For a little break in the political action, here are a few new episodes of original cable programming available tonight:

On FX’s “Sons of Anarchy,” Jax continues running into obstacles, but is getting closer to the truth.

On MTV’s new series “Underemployed,” Lou and Reviva have money disagreements, and Sophia’s parents visit.

On USA’s “Covert Affairs,” Annie and Eyal go after an asset who has disappeared from protective custody.

C-SPAN, CNBC, CNN, FOX NewsFX, MTV and USA are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

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.