Free Disney Family Movies Preview On Demand

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Now through Aug. 10, Disney Family Movies is offering a free preview through Suddenlink On Demand. Customers can enjoy the dozen films currently available, including “Finding Nemo,” “The Muppet Movie,” “Three Men and a Baby,” “First Kid” and “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”

Disney Family Movies, a subscription service through Suddenlink On Demand, is now available for $4.99 a month. Subscribers receive unlimited access to a selection of movies, animated shorts and other extras, with new programming added every week.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, the free preview can be found by going to Channel 1. A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

On Demand Has Something New for Everyone

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Sci-fi action film “Insurgent,” romantic drama “Far from the Madding Crowd” and comedy “A La Mala” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

In “Insurgent,” the second installment in the “Divergent” series, Tris must continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart. Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort and Theo James star.

Carey Mulligan stars as Bathsheba Everdene in “Far from the Madding Crowd.” She must decide between three very different suitors in Victorian England. Matthias Schoenaerts and Michael Sheen also star.

“A La Mala” follows a struggling actress who discovers a lucrative new career when women across the city hire her to flirt with their boyfriends to test their fidelity. Aislinn Derbez, Mauricio Ochmann and Papile Aurora star.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

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.

Two New Dramas Available On Demand

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Dramatic thriller “True Story” and war drama “The Water Diviner” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

Jonah Hill stars in “True Story” as a disgraced reporter who meets an accused killer, played by James Franco. What starts as an investigation quickly morphs into a game of cat-and-mouse. Felicity Jones also stars.

Russell Crowe makes his directorial debut in “The Water Diviner.” He also stars as an Australian man traveling to Turkey to find his family, following a war. Olga Kurylenko and Jai Courtney also star.

To view trailers for these and other films, visit Suddenlink on YouTube.

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.

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.

‘Home’ Now Available On Demand

Animated family film “Home” is now available through Suddenlink On Demand.

In “Home,” an alien on the run lands on Earth and makes friends with a young girl on an adventure of her own. Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jennifer Lopez lend their voice talents.

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.

Enter TLC’s Latest Sweepstakes

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All are invited to participate in TLC’s “Be A ‘Who Do You Think You Are’ Star!” sweepstakes. The network is teaming up with Ancestry.com to send a winner on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Hollywood for a movie premiere.

To enter, answer a question about the most recent episode of “Who Do You Think You Are,” which airs on Sundays at 8 p.m. CT on TLC. Official rules can be found here.

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

New ‘Ancient Aliens’ Season Starts Tonight

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The History Channel will launch an all-new season of “Ancient Aliens” tonight at 8 p.m. CT. Tonight’s premiere will examine cryptic man-made caves, mysterious structures and unusual underwater discoveries from ancient times.

This season, “Ancient Aliens” will continue to explore the controversial theory that extraterrestrials have visited Earth many times throughout history. Tune in on Friday evenings.

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

New ‘Disney Pixar’ Collection Now On Demand

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This month’s children’s movie collection on  Suddenlink On Demand features classic Disney Pixar hits. The lineup includes more than a dozen films, such as “Finding Nemo,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Up,” “Wall-E,” and the three “Toy Story” flicks. These titles will be available through July 31.

Where Suddenlink On Demand is available, check out these and other films by going to Channel 1. To view the collection, go to “Movies & Events,” “Special Features,” “Disney Pixar.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the On Demand menu.

Enter to Win an Autographed Guitar

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We are partnering with Music Choice to give one lucky fan a signed Florida Georgia Line guitar. All are invited to visit our Facebook Page for a chance to enter the giveaway, and to learn more about future sweepstakes. The promotion will run through August 4.

For official contest rules, visit bit.ly/SDLMusicChoiceSweeps.

Videos from Florida-Georgia Line and other performers from this year’s CMA Music Festival are available now through Suddenlink On Demand. Music Choice is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

For Many, Social Media is a Primary News Source

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Recent findings from The Pew Research Center indicate that people are turning to social media for more than connecting with friends. According to an article from Fast Company, “63% of users consider Facebook and Twitter a source of news.”

The research center surveyed 2,035 adults age 18 and above for the report. Resulting data shows people across all demographic groups now use social media to stay updated on current events, in addition to more traditional news sources.

The full report is available online.