Category Archives: On the Tube

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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 in the region and looking for information on lodging, dining, retail, outdoor adventures and more.

On May 15, the programming on Disney Jr Channel 202 in the Digital Plus Tier will shift from the East Coast feed to the West Coast feed. This means shows will air three hours earlier. Please check your programming guide and adjust your DVR recordings as needed to avoid disruption.

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

NBA schedules, Thanksgiving Day football, Christmas movies, and more

NBA schedules, Thanksgiving Day football, Christmas movies, and more

Another calendar page has turned in the book of 2016, and with it comes good entertainment on television. Here’s a look at what’s coming up on the boob tube in November. And, as always, check out your BendBroadband channel listing by clicking here. COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS Yes, Halloween is barely past and we’re looking ahead… Continue Reading

Universal Sports Network is going away Nov. 16

Effective Nov. 16, Universal Sports Network will no longer be available to BendBroadband customers on channels 45 and 645 (HD). Universal Sports was recently purchased by NBC Universal. Unfortunately, the channel will cease to exist as of Nov. 16 and will be removed from our lineup. This decision, made by NBC Universal, is completely out of… Continue Reading