Names Best Cable Shows of 2014


Once again, cable brought some of the year’s most popular programming to viewers. Some feared 2014 might not offer the same quality of programming, with finales of popular shows “Breaking Bad” on AMC and “True Blood” on HBO. The lineup remains strong, however, with programs such as “Fargo” on FX and on “True Detective” on HBO pushing limits and beating expectations.

View’s Best of 2014: The New Cable Dramas for a complete list of this year’s top cable programs.

Site Pairs TV Characters, Historic Figures


In the spirit of Independence Day, The Connectivist created a TV character and Revolutionary War figure match-up, beginning with “True Blood’s” Bill Compton and Benedict Arnold.  Were any of your favorite characters (or war figures) included?

HBO, Cinemax ‘Freeviews’ on VOD This Weekend

This weekend and Monday, June 14 – 17, HBO and Cinemax on Demand are offering “freeviews” to Suddenlink customers who have Video on Demand (VOD).  Customers will have free and instant access to hours of HBO and Cinemax programming, including Monday’s season premiere of HBO’s hit series “True Blood.” 

Where Suddenlink VOD is available, check out these freeviews by going to Channel 1, then “Premiums” and then “HBO” or “Cinemax.” A Suddenlink digital receiver is required to access the VOD menu.