Category Archives: TV Programs

Pet facts from Animal Planet

Impress your friends with these party-worthy pet facts gathered by the Animal Planet channel. Did you know dogs have twice as many muscles in their ears as humans? Here are more dog and cat facts.

Dogs
Greyhounds can run as fast as 45 mph and are the fastest canines on the planet

Female dogs are twice as likely to bite someone than male dogs.

Studies indicate that petting your dog can lower your blood pressure.

Dogs are not colorblind. They are able to detect color in their vision, just not as vividly as humans.

Grapes and raisins, even in small amounts, can cause kidney failure in dogs.

The Alaskan Malamute can withstand temperatures as low as 70 degrees below zero.

It is illegal to keep a dog as a pet in Iceland.

Cats
Cats came to the Americas from Europe as pest controllers in the 1750s.

Cats sleep 16 hours on any given day.

A fingerprint is to a human as a nose is to a cat.

Most cats do not have eyelashes.

Cats have five toes on their front paws and four on each back paw.

A group of kittens is called a “kindle”, and “clowder” is a term that refers to a group of adult cats.

A cat’s meow is usually directed at a human, but cats will hiss, purr and spit when communicating with other cats.

Channel updates in Madras, La Pine, CRR, Prineville, Culver and Metolius

Customers in Madras, LaPine, Crooked River Ranch, Prineville, Culver, and Metolius take note: On May 15, our customer notification channel will move from Channel 4 to Channel 1. In addition, the Central Oregon Visitor’s network (CO4) will move from Channel 21/121 (HD) to Channel 4/104 (HD). The Central Oregon Visitor’s Network is for people vacationing… Continue Reading

Game Show Network added to Essentials

It’s game time! BendBroadband is adding the Game Show Network to its Essentials Package lineup, where more customers will have access to the channel. Starting Nov. 9, the Game Show Network is moving to the Essentials Package on Channel 72 in Bend. Previously, Game Show Network was in the Bronze package. The Game Show Network… Continue Reading

Enjoy a free preview month of Sportsman Channel in October

Enjoy a free preview month of Sportsman Channel in October

If you love hunting, fishing, and outdoor adventure, you’re in luck. During the entire month of October, BendBroadband customers can enjoy a free preview of the Sportsman Channel. With nearly 200 shows to choose from, the Sportsman Channel has the perfect show for every outdoorsman. Here are some examples of what the Sportsman Channel has… Continue Reading

New series ‘Hard To Kill’ premieres July 31 on Discovery

New series ‘Hard To Kill’ premieres July 31 on Discovery

Instead of “Dirty Jobs,” Discovery now brings you dangerous jobs in its new series — Hard To Kill. Tim Kennedy is one tough guy – an active, Ranger qualified, Green Beret, Special Forces Sniper who has served tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and other locations around the globe. He is also a top 5 professional MMA… Continue Reading

Shark Week brings Shark n’ Awe for 30th Year; premieres Sunday, July 22 on Discovery Channel

Shark Week brings Shark n’ Awe for 30th Year; premieres Sunday, July 22 on Discovery Channel

Shark Week 2018 will feature over 19 hours of programming packed with an all-star lineup of celebrities and new, groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Cuba’s Secret Shark Lair In 1945, one of the largest sharks ever recorded was captured in Cuban waters. This Great White was named ‘El Monstruo’, but sightings of huge sharks around Cuba didn’t… Continue Reading

Christmas in July on Hallmark

Just like stores have Christmas in July sales, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are getting into the action. They’re showing more than a hundred holiday movies in the middle of summer. Each channel is showing Christmas movies for a so-called week (although technically it’s more like two weeks). Read on to find out… Continue Reading