Category Archives: On the Tube

Our suggestions on what to watch each week. Do you agree? Did we miss something? Post a comment and let us know what you want to watch.

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

Free HBO and Cinemax preview this weekend

Awesome news: Today begins a FREE four-day preview of HBO and Cinemax. With the weather turning cooler, now’s the perfect time to curl up on the couch and catch blockbuster and award-winning films, a great comedy special, or even start a new critically-acclaimed series. The tricky part will be watching it all — HBO has nine… Continue Reading

Free preview of NFL RedZone this weekend

Free preview of NFL RedZone this weekend

If you’re a big fan of pro football, you’re no doubt tantalized by the NFL RedZone channel (557 HD), which broadcasts commercial-free, “whip around” simulcast coverage of all NFL games airing on CBS and Fox each Sunday afternoon. The channel prides itself on providing a peek at all the top action every Sunday. It’s like having a… Continue Reading

Customer Notice: Investigation Discovery channel

On October 1, we will be adding Investigation Discovery channel to our Essentials and Preferred television lineups. Previously available only to Bronze Tier customers as a premium, you’ll find Investigation Discovery on channel 159. Investigation Discovery is an American network owned by Discovery Communications that features documentary-style programming dealing with true crime subjects, often of… Continue Reading

Local high school football live on COTV

As noted, football season is officially back, and that goes for Central Oregon’s high school teams, too. This season, COTV (channels 11 / 611 HD) will broadcast nine regular season games featuring local teams, plus two playoff games, on Friday nights between now and Nov. 13. Tonight’s season opener features the Bend High Lava Bears… Continue Reading