DirecTV's 24 Hour 3D Channel 'N3D' Launches July 1st

Posted Wed Jun 30, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Content partners have been named, but specific programming is still unannounced.

3D televisions have been selling well, but there's still not much to watch on them. Between the World Cup matches on ESPN3D and the one or two 3D Blu-rays available, you're really limited to what you can watch. But on July 1st, that changes, a little.

On the first of the month, DirecTV will be launching a channel called N3D that's got 24 hour 3D content. There's still no word on exactly what shows will be on N3D, but DirecTV has teamed up with Fox Sports, MTV, HD Net, NBC, CBS and plenty of others.

There will be documentaries as well as music and dancing programs that were created exclusively for N3D, but prime time sounds like it will be full of more traditional programming.

The new channel will officially launch at 9:30am Eastern on July 1st.

Source: Multichannel News

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