New 3D Network To Launch On DirecTV

Rue Liu - Feb 10, 2011
New 3D Network To Launch On DirecTV

A new 3D channel is setting to premiere this Sunday on DirecTV, making it the third 3D channel on national satellite TV provider. The new network is a collaboration of Discovery Communications, Sony, and IMAX and is called 3net. The network will premiere at 8:00PM EST.

The first night’s lineup will consist of “China Revealed” and “Forgotten Planet”, both one-hour original programs, and IMAX’s “Into the Deep”. 3net will join DirecTV’s other two 3D channels n3D and ESPN3D and like n3D will broadcast content 24/7, ESPN3D starts their 24/7 broadcasting on Valentine’s Day.

The network says they will debut new content every night at 9:00PM and hopes to offer the largest library of native 3D content by 2011. So if you have the a 3D TV, the 3D glasses, and right antenna enjoy the added dimension.

[Via Discovery]

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