04.21.2011 01:00 PM
3net Launches News Show About 3D
CULVER CITY, CALIF.: Sony, Discovery and IMAX have put together a show
for their 3D network about 3D shows. 3Net, the 3D programming channel the trio
launched in DirecTV in February, will debut “In the Qube” this Sunday, April 24
at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The network’s purveyors say the one-hour show is a “first-of-its-kind entertainment
news program dedicated entirely to the emerging world of 3D.” It will appear
once a month and be hosted by Nicole Dabeau, a host and senior editor for
“Entertainment Tonight” online and a correspondent for “E! News.” The show is
being produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Chomp
Productions and Jump! Creative.
The first episode will go behind-the-scenes of this summer’s 3D feature films
with celebrity interviews and 3D trailers. It will include an interview with
Sony Music artist Avril Lavigne about her latest album; a look at the
latest 3D Blu-ray players, still cameras TVs and video games. It will feature
clips of extreme skiing and “the making” of the 2011 Sports Illustrated
More on 3Net . . .
April 18, 2011: “Shooting Commences on ‘First’ 3D War Doc”
The trio says “The Civil War 3D” will be “the most ambitious 3D series ever
produced for television.” The four-hour miniseries--now working titled--is
scheduled to debut this fall.
February 10, 2011: “3Net to
Launch Sunday on DirecTV”
The first telecast, “China Revealed,” launches an hour-long series
exploring the vast Asian nation.
January 6, 2011: “3D Network
and Gear Line Define Sony’s CES Oeuvre”
The company kicked off the Las Vegas extravaganza by naming its
joint-venture 3DTV network and rolling out a slew of 3D-capable gear.