Sky 3D available to homes from 1 October

Sky has confirmed it will launch its 3D channel to Sky homes on 1 October 2010.

The service, showcasing a line-up of movies and live sport in 3D, will be available to any Sky+HD home with a 3D-ready TV.

The launch weekend highlights will include the Ryder Cup and 3D films Bolt and Monster vs. Aliens.

Future content on the channel will include movies Alice in Wonderland; Ice Age—Dawn of the Dinosaurs; Coraline and Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince and live sport including Premier League football.

Jeremy Darroch, Sky's Chief Executive, said: "As with High Definition, 3D is set to transform the way TV is enjoyed in homes nationwide. Following hot on the heels of the success of 3D cinema, Sky customers will now be the first anywhere in Europe to experience 3D TV from the comfort of their living rooms. They can look forward to a fantastic mix of live sport, blockbuster movies, and innovative entertainment and arts shows."

Sky 3D is currently available in more than 1,500 pubs and clubs across the UK and Ireland.

DTG Staff  |  29.07.2010

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