‘McFarland, USA’ Now Available On Demand

Based on an inspirational true story, “McFarland, USA” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Kevin Costner stars in “McFarland, USA” as a high school cross country coach devoted to transforming an unlikely team of athletes into championship contenders. Maria Bello and Ramiro Rodriguez also star.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Three New Dramas Now On Demand

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Dramas “Black or White,” “Blackhat” and “Spare Parts” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

“Black or White” tells the story of a grandfather who is suddenly left as the primary caretaker of his granddaughter. When the girl’s paternal grandmother seeks custody, a legal battle ensues. Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer star.

Chris Hemsworth stars in “Blackhat” as a furloughed convict hunting a high-level global cybercrime network. Viola Davis and Wei Tang also star.

Inspirational true story “Spare Parts” follows four high school students who defy the odds in a robotics competition against the nation’s top universities. George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis star.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

New On Demand: ‘Draft Day’

Sports film “Draft Day” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

The NFL Draft has arrived, and General Manager Sonny Weaver Jr. faces the biggest decision of his life as he trades for the number one pick. While he is granted the opportunity to rebuild his team, he also risks life-changing sacrifices. Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner star.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out this and other titles by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Cable Networks Shine at Primetime Emmy Awards

Cable networks had a strong showing at last night’s Primetime Emmy Awards. Of 26 awards presented, 17 went to cable programs and individual actors on cable shows.

HBO led the way with six awards, including four for miniseries “Game Change.” Showtime captured four Emmys, all for its drama series “Homeland.” FX won three awards, including two for comedian Louis C.K. Kevin Costner and Tom Berenger each won for their performances in History Channel’s “Hatfields & McCoys.“ Comedy Central (“The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”) and AMC (Aaron Paul in “Breaking Bad”) rounded out the cable network winners.

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

USA Today has a complete list of winners.