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NBC Universal discontinues G4

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Hot Topics | Comments Off

NBC Universal has notified BendBroadband as well as other TV operators that the G4 network will be discontinued. The network currently resides on channel 144 and 744 in HD. G4 will be removed from the channel lineup on December 1.

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Game Show Network Moves to West Coast Feed

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, TV Programs | Comments Off

On November 22, The Game Show Network on BendBroadband Channel 72 will move from an East Coast feed to a West Coast feed. As a result, all programs will air 3 hours later than they did prior to the change. Game Show Network is the home of Skin Wars, Idiotest and The Chase, as well as new episodes of old game show favorites such as Family Feud and Baggage. The channel is currently located in the BendBroadband Variety package, and BendBroadband Business Value, Entertainment and News & Information packages. Please note: If you have set DVR recordings based on time, consider changing it to...

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BendBroadband launches Stingray Music Service

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics | Comments Off

BendBroadband launches Stingray Music Service

Stingray Music is now the digital music provider for your all-music cable channels. BendBroadband rolled out 50 new commercial-free music stations on Nov. 1. Music taste is a highly personal affair, and finding that special channel that plays your kind of tunes 24/7 can be a frustrating experience. BendBroadband has made that search easy for you with commercial-free music channels. Now we are freshening up the channel lineup. The new network, Stingray Music, features 50 brand-new music channels. The network’s huge library of music will keep you humming, dancing, tapping or bursting into...

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BendBroadband Launches CBS Sports Network

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, Sports | Comments Off

BendBroadband Launches CBS Sports Network

CBS Sports Network launched in the BendBroadband Sports Tier on Nov. 1. Customers will be able to watch the National Rodeo Finals on the network in December. Nothing gets Central Oregonians’ hearts pumping like watching professional bull riding. Buckle up and get ready for the National Rodeo Finals, to be telecast Dec. 4-13 from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The National Rodeo Finals moved from Great American Country (GAC) to CBS Sports Network for 2014. BendBroadband will provide wall-to-wall coverage of the rodeo finals. CBS Sports Network is the 24-hour destination for...

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BendBroadband hires new GM for Zolo Media

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 in Hot Topics, Press Release | Comments Off

BEND, Ore. (Oct. 23, 2014) - BendBroadband today announces the selection of Julie Brinks as general manager of Zolo Media. The company operates KBNZ-TV CBS affiliate, KOHD-TV ABC affiliate, COTV11 and offers multiple video and local advertising options for Central Oregonians. “Julie has a reputation for evaluating and improving marketing and media effectiveness at media organizations like Zolo,” says Mark Barber, vice president of Cable Operations at TDS Telecom, parent company of BendBroadband. “We have every confidence her focus on hyper-localism and her strong, demonstrated history...

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Movies on Demand October 2014

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Entertainment, Hot Topics, Movies on Demand | Comments Off

Movies on Demand October 2014

The October on Demand movie releases features several summer box office hits with “X-Men: Days of Future Past” taking the lead. Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are also in fine form in the sci-fi flick, “Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow.” This month we’re highlighting two family-friendly movies, the animated “Mr. Peabody & Sherman” and the sci-fi adventure, “Earth to Echo.” Both are rated PG for a fun family gathering in front of the TV. Finally Mad Men alumni, Jon Hamm, stars in “Million Dollars Arm” where he plays JB Bernstein, a...

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