Category Archives: TV Programs

TLC and Animal Planet moves from East to West Coast feed

TLC and Animal Planet moves from East to West Coast feed

The TLC and the Animal Planet in High Definition (HD) have moved from the East Coast feed to the West Coast feed. As a result, all programs will air three hours later than they currently do.

Please note: If you have scheduled programs for TLC and/or Animal Planet on your DVR, you will need to re-establish these recordings. The Standard Definition (SD) is already on the West Coast feed.

The TV package impacted will be:

TLC and Animal Planet – Residential
Essentials, Preferred, Freedom and Starter

 

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

Spike now called Paramount Network

Several networks have re-branded themselves over recent years and starting Jan. 18, Spike will join the crowd as it becomes Paramount Network. The new name will also include a broader lineup of new and original programming. The launching of Paramount Network will kick off with Lip Sync Battle Live: A Michael Jackson Celebration on Thursday, Jan.… Continue Reading

RLTV to go off the air

At 8:59 p.m. on Dec. 29, RLTV will be taken down in Bend. RLTV is on Channel 183 for Preferred BendBroadband TV customers RLTV (previously known as Retirement Living TV) is being taken down by the network programmer so no operator will have it available after Dec. 31. Continue Reading

Update: Tennis Channel negotiations continue

Update: Tennis Channel negotiations continue

Dear BendBroadband customers, Our contract to carry the Tennis Channel has expired. Carriage rights for the Tennis Channel is part of a larger negotiation between the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group.  The NCTC represents TDS, along with more than 800 other small and mid-size independent video and broadband providers, in a… Continue Reading