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Turner Classic Movies added to Journey, Voyage packages

Turner Classic Movies added to Journey, Voyage packages

Attention TDS TV+ customers, beginning April 15, if you subscribe to the Journey or the Voyage packages, TDS is adding Turner Classic Movies (Channel 122) to your lineup!

On Turner Classic Movies (TCM) you can watch full-length classic movies commercial free. TCM schedules its feature films either at the top of the hour or at :15, :30 or :45 minutes past the hour. In between movies, TCM broadcasts movie trailers and short films called TCM Extras.

Film classics on TCM include: Singing in the RainJudgment at Nuremberg, The Pride of the Yankees, Laura, The Graduate, Streetcar Named Desire, The ApartmentHarvey and more.

Check out Turner Classic Movies at to hear The Plot Thickens podcast from some of Hollywood’s greatest actors and actresses including Lucy, the story of Lucille Ball. Join your fellow film fans at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival from April 21-24 or check out the TCM Library which includes the TCM Ultimate Movie Trivia Challenge book, a rich history and resource about the greatest movies of all time.

Enjoy watching these classic films. Please note TDS TV+ customers: If you are subscribed to a higher tier you still have access to Turner Classic Movies!

TV Everywhere makes it easy to watch football

TV Everywhere makes it easy to watch football

Want to watch football when you’re on the go? With TV Everywhere it’s easier than ever. With TV Everywhere, you can watch even more of your favorite sporting events or shows on your internet-connected devices on your own schedule. The best part, TV Everywhere is included at no cost with every TV subscription. Wherever you… Continue Reading

BendBroadbandTV customers: Free previews coming this month and next

Attention BendBroadband TV customers, BendBroadband is partnering with several channels over the next six weeks to offer free trials of the following channels: For those who love the outdoors, check out the Outdoor and Sportsman Channels which are BOTH free during the month of September. With nearly 200 shows to choose from, the Sportsman Channel… Continue Reading

BendBroadband rolls out new commercial

Where would we be without the internet last year. It helped us learn new skills, share hidden talents, and stay in touch through good times and bad. Where will it take us from here? That’s up to you There’s alternate realities to create, new relationships to forge and barriers to break. That’s the message behind the… Continue Reading

Scholarships and programs for young learners

With children going back to school, it’s a great time to look into educational opportunities that may help prepare them for their futures or even with educational finances. Programs and scholarships of this nature aren’t just for college aged students but can also be for students as young as their first year of elementary school.… Continue Reading

Outage has been resolved

July 8th Statement from Kit Beyer, Director of External Affairs and Communications: BendBroadband became aware of the outage at approximately 3 p.m. yesterday. It is believed a commercial dump truck with an extended bucket accidently ripped down a 72-count and a 144-count aerial fiber cable. Unfortunately, this impacted nearly 22,000 customers in La Pine, Sunriver,… Continue Reading

BendBroadband donates $15,000 to Latino Community Association for laptops

Congratulations to the Latino Community Association in Central Oregon as the 2021 recipients of $15,000 in grant money from the TDS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion STEM Community Fund. TDS is the parent company of BendBroadband. Latino Community Association (LCA) LCA will be awarded $15,000 to purchase 25 laptops, which will go directly to families in… Continue Reading

Simple steps to stay safe during extreme heat conditions

Health officials are recommending people prevent heat-related illnesses that can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. “People may not realize that heat-related illnesses can be deadly,” said Tom Jeanne, MD, deputy state health officer at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division. “Extreme heat conditions pose a higher risk for children, people 65 and… Continue Reading