Next time you head overseas, you might want to pack your 3D glasses. Europe will soon get its first 3D channel. Sky 3D will launch on October 1, 2010.
The channel lineup will include both sports and movies, to start. A few of the selections that will help kick off the channel include this year's Ryder Cup, as well as broadcasts of Bolt and Monsters vs. Aliens. Movies that are expected to air before the end of year include Alice in Wonderland, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Coraline, Fly Me To The Moon, Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince and My Bloody Valentine.
According to the announcement, Sky has agreements with Disney, Fox, Universal, Warner Brothers, Paramount and DreamWorks to showcase upcoming content.
Sky 3D will be available to any and all homes with a 3D-ready TV, as well as Sky+HD. No additional set-top boxes or fees are required.
Although Sky 3D won't be available in homes until October, the channel is currently airing in over 1,500 pubs and clubs in the UK and Ireland.
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