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REELZ Channel is back on April 18

You asked for it, so we’re bringing it back. BendBroadband will launch the REELZ Channel on April 18, 2018.

REELZ will be in the Preferred Tier on Channel 100.

REELZ is an entertainment network that features films, series and documentaries about celebrities. Programming includes the critically acclaimed and award-winning The Kennedys, Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…, Murder Made Me Famous, the miniseries The Kennedys-After Camelot, Celebrity Page, and much more that connect you directly to the world of entertainment.

REELZ also showcases top movie and entertainment expert Leonard Maltin who provides on-air movie recommendations that viewers can watch at home. In addition, you can watch Behind Closed Doors with Natalie Morales, and Exposed with Deborah Norville.

BendBroadband is pleased to welcome back the REELZ Channel — Real Stories. Real Lives. Real Celebrities.



World Muse 2018: Asking the Question

Article and Photo by Irene Cooper The 2018 World MUSE Conference celebrated its sixth year Saturday at The Tower Theatre in Downtown Bend, Oregon, with a full day of inspiration and thought provoking presentations from over 30 keynote speakers and performers. MUSE founder and director Amanda Stuermer, along with directors Tracy Treu and Cynthia LaRoche,… Continue Reading

Our website has a few small changes

We made some changes “under the hood” of the BendBroadband website to make it faster and easier to navigate. Here’s a quick overview of the changes you might notice: • On the navigation bar, under Support: a drop-down menu has been added so you can quickly access topics including: Internet, TV, Phone, Account and Email.… Continue Reading

Spring sun outages may impact your TV

Twice a year, all television customers (not just BendBroadband TV customers) may experience some degree of television interference due to sun outages. This spring, the solar satellite interference is expected from about Feb. 28 until March 19. Sun outages happen due to solar interference. For a few weeks every spring and fall, the sun is… Continue Reading

Where is my BendBroadband bill?

Have you been expecting your BendBroadband bill in the mail, but it hasn’t arrived?  Your bill may no longer be arriving in the mail because a BendBroadband Online Account was created and viewed by you in the Online Bill Payment section of our website.  Doing so, automatically switched you to paperless billing. If you would… Continue Reading

Asian New Year Celebration on March 4

Asian New Year Celebration on March 4

Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the Year of the Dog. Unlike the Gregorian New Year beginning on Jan. 1, Chinese New Year is based on the Chinese lunar calendar, starting on a different date each year.  The holiday festivities begin with the first new moon occurring between late January and early February, and end at… Continue Reading

Tax refund scams are back

Tax refund scams are back

Income tax scams are nothing new, but the latest one has a new twist and includes multiple phases1: A criminal steals taxpayer information, usually by tricking a tax preparer into clicking a phishing link that installs malware that gathers data2. Here’s the tricky part: you get an actual refund. Using the taxpayer’s (i.e., victim’s) real… Continue Reading

Heartwarming new Movies on Demand

Heartwarming new Movies on Demand

BendBroadband’s Movies On Demand serving up two of the most inspiring films of 2017—the heartwarming family drama “Wonder” and the intense fire-fighting thriller “Only the Brave.” Both are outstanding films for the whole family. For those in the mood for something a bit different, “The Florida Project” and “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” feature Academy Award-nominated… Continue Reading