Spaceship Challenger Drama Debuts Saturday

Science Channel and Discovery Channel will simultaneously debut an original drama, “The Challenger Disaster,” Saturday at 8 p.m. CT.

The movie is based on Dr. Richard Feynman’s book, “What Do You Care What Other People Think?” William Hurt stars as the author and Nobel Prize-winning scientist who helped uncover the cause of the Challenger explosion in 1986.

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

New on VOD: ‘Admission,’ ‘The Host’

Romantic comedy “Admission” and sci-fi romance “The Host” are now available through Suddenlink Video on Demand (VOD), both 28 days before Netflix and Redbox.

In “Admission,” Tina Fey stars as a Princeton admissions officer who meets a student she thinks may be the child she gave up for adoption. Paul Rudd co-stars.

From author Stephenie Meyer (“Twilight”) comes the story of a futuristic species that takes over earth by occupying the minds of human hosts while leaving their bodies intact. Saoirse Ronan, Max irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger and William Hurt star.

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

Three Nets Will Air ‘Bonnie & Clyde’

Today marks the 79th anniversary of the famous bank robbers’ deaths.

History, Lifetime, and A&E have announced they will simultaneously debut a miniseries, “Bonnie & Clyde,” later this year. 

The four-hour, two-night special will star Emile Hirsch (“Into the Wild”) and Holliday Grainger (“The Borgias”) in the title roles of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the Depression-era outlaw couple. The cast will also include Holly Hunter, William Hurt, Sarah Hyland, Elizabeth Reaser, Lane Garrison, Austin Hebert and Dale Dickey.

History, Lifetime, and A&E are available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.