Category Archives: On the Tube

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SHOWTIME® free trial now available

Enjoy a free trial of SHOWTIME® from now until April 19, compliments of SHOWTIME® and BendBroadband.

Watch the final season of Homeland, plus other critically-acclaimed original series like Billions™ and Shameless. Catch hit movies like The Upside and Second Act, groundbreaking documentaries and so much more!

SHOWTIME® is premium entertainment featuring critically-acclaimed original series and limited series, groundbreaking documentaries and docu-series, hit Hollywood movies, and hilarious comedy specials, all without commercial interruption.

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Free previews now available of The Movie Channel, Flix, Outdoor Channel and more

From now until April 19, also enjoy free previews of: The Movie Channel is your one-stop, commercial-free movie destination. From outrageous comedies and heart-stopping dramas to the most explosive action hits, The Movie Channel has ’em all. Flix — Cool Classics: The programming consists of theatrically released feature films from the 1970s to the present… Continue Reading

Next level movies arrive On Demand

Next level movies arrive On Demand

Oscar winners, blockbusters, dramas, family movies—it’s all coming right to your living room with BendBroadband On Demand in March. So, don’t worry about those spring showers (or snowstorms, as the case may be). Stay inside, curl up on the couch, and watch (or re-watch) these great options: Queen and Slim Starts March 3 Rated R… Continue Reading

NCAA tourney kicks off March 15 with Selection Sunday

The March Madness journey kicks off each year with Selection Sunday. This year the NCAA Division 1 men’s basketball tournament gets into gear on TBS on March 15 at 6 p.m. (EST). Throughout the 68-team, single-elimination tournament, there’s the excitement of those unexpected winners, and the agony of going home earlier than planned. The NCAA tournament… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

Sundance to launch in Bend, IFC to move

Showcasing today’s creative icons and the talent of tomorrow, BendBroadband  is pleased to announce that SundanceTV is now available. Formerly known as the Sundance Channel, SundanceTV features the award-winning series Transparent, an American comedy-drama series that features actor Jeffrey Tambor. In addition, SundanceTV airs documentaries, Academy-Award winning films, independent feature films, short films, world cinema, reality series and news about… Continue Reading