Get Ready for NCAA® March Madness®

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The brackets have been filled out, and the stage is set. The 2015 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship begins Tuesday, March 17, and runs through Monday, April 6.

All 67 games will air live on TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. TNT and TBS are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service, while truTV is available to most Suddenlink customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.

To follow the action online or on select mobile devices, pre-register at Suddenlink.net and log in with your Suddenlink2GO user name and password. Once the tournament begins, you can access all games at NCAA.com/MarchMadness. Prior to March 17, you’ll find schedules, trivia and more on the site.

Plenty of College, Pro Hoops Tonight

Basketball fans may want to keep their remotes handy tonight.

TNT offers a full night of NBA action with Miami Heat v. New York Knicks at 7 p.m. CT, followed by Oklahoma City Thunder v. Denver Nuggets at 9:30.

College coverage includes Memphis at Louisville followed by Arizona at UCLA (ESPN, starting at 6 p.m.). At the same time, ESPN2 will cover Auburn at Mississippi followed by Michigan at Nebraska. Also starting at 6, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) is serving up three back-to-back matches, with DePaul at Butler, Marquette at Xavier and California at Oregon.

TNT, ESPN, ESPN2, and FS1 are available to most Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Dwayne Johnson Signs on for Another Reality Show

According to Variety, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will host a new reality series in development for TNT and TBS. Johnson will help people facing major life challenges learn to help themselves in “Wake Up Call,” which is set to debut in early 2014. Johnson also hosted and mentored contestants on TNT’s competition series “The Hero.”

Tonight: ‘Cold Justice’ Begins on TNT

TNT’s new crime-solving documentary series “Cold Justice” begins tonight at 9 p.m. CT.

Each week, the show will tackle a different unsolved crime. Leading the investigations are Kelly Siegler, a former Texas prosecutor who has successfully tried 68 murder cases, and Yolanda McClary, a former crime scene investigator who worked more than 7,000 cases for the Las Vegas Police Department.

Producers are seeking more unsolved homicide cases.  Law enforcement agencies may submit cases online. Civilians must go through local law enforcement agencies to request submissions on their behalf. At this time, missing person cases are not being accepted.

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

Finale of TNT’s ’72 Hours’ Airs Tonight

The season finale of “72 Hours” airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. CT on TNT. In this episode, the three teams of three strangers are dropped into the southern Rocky Mountains. Equipped with only a GPS and one bottle of water, teams have three days to overcome treacherous terrain and unpredictable weather in a quest to find a briefcase filled with $100,000.

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

Live Tweet Planned for ‘Major Crimes’ Tonight

Creator-writer-executive producer James Duff and several cast members from the TNT series “Major Crimes” will be tweeting during tonight’s episode (8 p.m. CT). Fans will be able to ask questions and engage with the cast members about the episode and the series. To join in, use #Majorcrimes.  Watch for these Twitter handles: @KearranGiovanni; @therealtonydenison; @grahampmartin; @nadinevelazquez; @phillipkeene; @jonathandelarco; @JamesADuff.

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

Cable Offers Fresh Summer Fare

Are you already tired of summer reruns?  Cable offers plenty of new programming tonight.  Here’s a sampling:

New seasons of “Hot in Cleveland,” “The Exes” and “The Soul Man” begin on TV Land.  On TNT, season three of “Franklin & Bash” premieres. A fresh season of “Futurama” starts on Comedy Central.

You can catch new episodes of “Melissa & Joey” on ABC Family, and both “Royal Pains” and “Necessary Roughness” on USALifetime will air its newest special, “John Walsh Investigates: Abduction in the Heartland.”

To see a complete list of TV programming available in your area tonight, visit My Suddenlink and enter your zip code.

TNT Presents Competition Series Doubleheader

Two new reality competition series debut tonight on TNT. At 7 p.m. CT, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hosts “The Hero.” He tasks nine players with tests of physicality, mental agility and honesty to determine which of them deserves to be called the ultimate hero.

An hour later, “72 Hours” follows three teams of three strangers, armed with only a bottle of water and a GPS device, as they are dropped into challenging terrain and given three days to find a briefcase full of cash.

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

Choose Who Gets Player Cams for NBA on TNT

NBA playoff action continues, and fans are invited to vote for the players they want TNT to follow with player cams tonight. 

The New York Knicks host the Indiana Pacers (6 p.m. CT) and the Memphis Grizzlies travel to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder (8:30 p.m. CT).  After the games, stay tuned for “Inside the NBA.”

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

‘Southland’ Season Wraps Up Tonight

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On tonight’s season five finale of TNT police drama “Southland,” Cooper and Lucero are kidnapped and held hostage.  The episode premieres at 9 p.m. CT.

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